Long hours. No privacy. Same pay. The work from home overkill

There are two risks inherent in the work from home (WFH) era and they are two sides of the same coin – lack of productivity and excessive productivity. Many people fall into the latter category, working long hours into the night without proper compensation, and...

What is behind the rise of software testing in the cloud?

Software testing in the cloud involves using cloud-based tools to mimic real-world user traffic and environments for testing any type of application, network, and infrastructure. Service providers offer testing environments configured according to an...

How as-a-service can accelerate business speed

Digital technology drives nearly all aspects of business and our daily lives. Over the past 18 months we’ve also witnessed the important role technology plays in enabling businesses to innovate and grow by adapting to rapidly changing market conditions. By...

Closing the digital divide through better use of fibre optic networks

The digital divide is more than just the difference between those who have access to the internet, particularly high-speed fibre optic broadband, and those who don’t. It is impacting digital literacy and even social mobility. By Chris Shannon, CEO at Fotech The...

How software decisions can reduce business costs

The IDC forecasts that South Africa’s IT spend will be $12,78-billion (R197-billion) in 2021, an increase of 5,2% over the previous year. One of the biggest contributors to this figure is software and cloud spend, which has grown exponentially since the start of...

Weaving the X factor into the network fabric

Reassessing network design has become an imperative in ensuring the security and connectivity of the workforce, suggests Kyle Stanton, go-to-market executive: intelligent infrastructure at Dimension Data. The network fabric. This terminology is easily confused, and...