Data, infrastructure key to WeBuyCars success

Kathy Gibson is at the Cisco Small Business Summit in Sandton – In a flat market it’s no easy task for a used car business to stand out from the crowd. However, a name that everyone knows, and increasingly turns to, is WeBuyCars – and technology has played a big...

Users will give up social media to guarantee data privacy

A recent Kaspersky report ‘The true value of digital privacy: are consumers selling themselves short?’ has revealed that 40% of South African consumers would give up their social media accounts to guarantee their data remains private for the rest of their life. Fears...

Small business is big business in SA

Kathy Gibson is at the Cisco Small Business Summit in Sandton – The opportunity for southern African small businesses to adopt technology as a means for boosting their competitiveness is huge – and resellers are well positioned to grasp this opportunity. Globally,...

Emerging markets lead the move to cryptocurrencies

The adoption of cryptocurrencies in developing countries has been well documented and the anomaly is often flagged that people who have less appear to take greater financial risks. Initial findings from the Luno “Future of Money” survey, which took the...

Elite DevOps practices are owning it, says survey

The 2019 DevSecOps Community Survey shows mature programs are 700% more likely to automate security, as adversaries accelerate pace – so says a recent survey hosted by open source software development company, Sonatype. Represented locally by 9TH BIT Consulting,...

Commercial, consumer adoption drives IoT spend to $1trn

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to pass the $1-trillion mark in 2022, reaching $1,1-trillion in 2023. A new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide shows the compound...