Dark Fibre Africa chooses CA to underpin digital ambitions

In its quest to create a digital platform for business enablement, Dark Fibre Africa has engaged with CA Southern Africa to provide several application programming interface (API) management solutions. With a flexible, open approach to the development of essential...

Quantum, AI turns computing into a ‘loaded gun’

Quantum computing and AI and machine learning are dramatically changing the face of computing, presenting the risk of a range of unintended consequences. This is according to Cliff de Wit, former chief innovation officer at Microsoft and now the CTO and co-founder of...

Achieving scale through the next wave in software development

For over two years now, DevConf has provided attendees with a myriad of insights and practices to assist software developers in tackling the challenges of the future. The success and attendance of these events has inspired Synthesis Software Technologies to attend the...

F5 acquires NGINX to bridge NetOps, DevOps

F5 Networks and NGINX have announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670-million, subject to certain adjustments. “F5’s acquisition...

OutSystems achieves record revenue in 2018

OutSystems, which provides a platform for low-code rapid application development, achieved record revenue in 2018 due largely to the value customers are gaining from the low-code platform. OutSystems posted a 66% increase in annual recurring revenue for 2018, which is...

Star-spangled DevConf gears up for fourth edition

The organisers of DevConf have revealed their mystery speakers and a series of riveting talks at DevConf – the summit for South African developers – this month. DevConf co-organiser Robert MacLean says: “This agenda is something really special, with...