Microsoft SA invests R1,3bn in SMMEs, youth

Microsoft SA invests R1,3bn in SMMEs, youth

Kathy Gibson reports – Microsoft is making about R1,3-billion available in an equity equivalence agreement with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) for a fund supporting skills and capability development and enterprise development for youth...
Cloud, AI key in solving African challenges

Cloud, AI key in solving African challenges

Kathy Gibson reports – Businesses today operate in an environment of global challenges such as economic and global uncertainties that impact profit margins and supply chains. Kholiwe Makhohliso, MD: southern Africa at SAP Africa, believes that within these...

SAP embeds AI to help business stay agile

Kathy Gibson reports – Over the last few years, businesses around the world have faced one disruption after the other. “This why we say that businesses unusual is the new business as usual,” says Hans-Peter Fulle, chief business officer: EMEA at SAP. “And that is why...

It’s official: we’re addicted to our smartphones

According to a new Consumer Smartphone Usage survey by Adoozy, we’re so attached to our smartphones- and what they give us in our daily lives – that we can’t go more than one hour without them. Made up of predominantly young South Africans (ages 18...

Businesses still highly concerned about cloud security

As organisations develop and deploy more cloud applications security has become a priority – but also more complicated as hybrid or multi-cloud models gain in popularity, expanding the attack surface and increasing complexity. Security teams often struggle to...

Hyperscalers hedge their bets amidst Nvidia dependency concerns

Hyperscalers such as Meta, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon are strategically shifting towards developing proprietary semiconductor technologies in response to the soaring demand for Nvidia’s GPUs in the burgeoning generative AI (GenAI) market. This strategic move...