Digital transformation key for post-Covid world of work

As the world looks to a post-Covid future, remote work and digital transformation are going to be key. This is one of the findings from the Acronis Cyber Readiness Report, Which indicates that remote working is set to increase in the next months, along with a new...

Spectrum allocation key to enabling 5G and 4IR

South Africa's communications service providers are unanimous that 5G will be a key enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a core finding of a new study by World Wide Worx, "5G prospects for South Africa in 2021: The Operators", based on interviews with...

Social, economic factors key to Africa’s low Covid rate

Covid-19 transmission in Africa has been marked by relatively fewer infections, which have been on the decline over the past two months. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), this is the result of a variety of socio-ecological factors as well as early and...

Pandemic highlights the reality of SA’s digital divide

The lockdown proved to be an eye-opener in terms of how far South Africa must still go to overcome the digital divide, and bring millions of citizens into the digital economy. This is according to speakers at a webinar endorsed by the Institute of Information...

Zoom takes its workforce remote with Workspace One

Kathy Gibson reports from VMworld 2020 – When it comes to quickly scaling a service, arguably the best example is how Zoom coped with exponentially-expanded usage this year. Aparna Bawa, chief operating officer of Zoom, points out that the online meeting service went...

Intrinsic security plugs the gaps

Kathy Gibson reports from VMworld 2020 – VMware has quietly become a leader in the security business. The company’s security business is now worth $1-billion, and serves 20 000 security customers, says Sanjay Poonen, chief operating officer: customer operations at...

During the pandemic, gaming booms

The video games industry is one of a few sectors that have been booming in 2020, with millions of people spending more time indoors and online amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The increasing number of people choosing video games as their main at-home entertainment led to a...

YouTube leads as US source for news

About a quarter of all US adults (26%) say they get news on Google-owned video-sharing website YouTube. A major new Pew Research Centre study examines the news landscape on YouTube, finding an ecosystem in which established news organisations and independent news...

Vehicles will gradually become more autonomous

The migration toward fully autonomous vehicles is being enabled by the gradual introduction of multiple, interrelated safety technologies. Feature by feature, these technologies add new capabilities that assist the safe and efficient operation of new vehicles and move...

Warmer temperatures are driving Arctic greening

As Arctic summers warm, Earth's northern landscapes are changing. Using satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades, a new study found the region has become greener, as warmer air and soil temperatures lead to increased plant growth. "The Arctic...

Lithium-ion battery cost set for dramatic falls

The average cost of a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell - used to power electric vehicles and to provide flexibility in the power grid as more renewables, such as solar and wind, are added - will fall below $100 per kilowatt hour (kWh) in the next three years. This is...

Spending on edge computing set for surge

The concept of edge computing most often refers to intermediating infrastructure and critical services between core datacentres and intelligent end points. Proliferating enterprise and consumer devices benefit from a digitally transformed technology world through edge...

Cybercriminals target Playstation 5

Kaspersky experts have detected a growing interest among phishers and scammers in the popular game console PlayStation, the new version of which is going to be launched in November. In the period of July - September 2020, there was discovered almost 150 suspicious web...

Spectrum allocation key to enabling 5G and 4IR

South Africa's communications service providers are unanimous that 5G will be a key enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a core finding of a new study by World Wide Worx, "5G prospects for South Africa in 2021: The Operators", based on interviews with...

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Arcserve UDP adds protection to Office 365

Arcserve Southern Africa has revealed why third-party protection is essential for companies deploying Office 365. "It is a common market misconception that Office 365 applications are safeguarded from external cyber threats," says Byron Horn Botha, Arcserve Southern...

Western Digital adds Purple solutions

Enabling customers to design and build solutions for a variety of smart video workloads, Western Digital has announced its expanded family of WD Purple storage solutions. They include the industry's highest-capacity 18Tb surveillance HDD for DVRs, NVRs and analytics...

iOCO partners with Locstat

iOCO has partnered with Locstat, a company specialising in graph-powered AI and event processing for augmented intelligence, to bring clients a cost-effective data analysis and visualisation solution. The partnership will enable iOCO to add the solution to its data...

TechSoft supports municipalities with revenue recovery, collections

TechSoft International has developed an integrated and data-rich solution to assist in improving revenue management and collection for embattled municipalities struggling with revenue recovery and collection management. With TechSoft's C3 platform, municipal entities...

Calling all resellers: subscribe to ASUS and win

ASUS is extending the hand of partnership to South African resellers. The high-end PC vendor boasts a full portfolio of consumer and commercial notebooks, including the popular Republic of Gaming (RoG) gaming computers. Other well-known brand names include Zenbook,...

Mastercard announces Fintech Express

Mastercard has launched Fintech Express in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), a programme designed to facilitate emerging fintechs' launch and expansion. Mastercard Fintech Express is designed for all types of fintechs: established fintechs wanting a direct license...

Ricoh’s debuts ProcessDirector via subscription

Ricoh will offer ProcessDirector via subscription from 1 October 2020. The workflow automation tool is Ricoh's award-winning solution that now significantly decreases upfront costs for customers who want to streamline operations, improve process integrity, reduce...

Ericsson launches integrated Packet Core Firewall

Ericsson is advancing 5G core network security for communications service providers (CSPs) through the launch of the cloud native Ericsson Packet Core Firewall. Core network security is a key factor in CSPs' forward business planning as they pursue innovative new...

Three pillars for building trusted AI

We're on the cusp of the Fifth Industrial Revolution, writes Robin Fisher, area vice-president of Salesforce - Emerging Markets. One that will largely be defined by the growth of artificial intelligence (AI), which has taken giant leaps in helping us accomplish tasks...

HPE completes Silver Peak acquisition

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has completed the acquisition of Silver Peak, an SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) leader, in a transaction valued at $925-million. Silver Peak will become a part of Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The acquisition will...

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Developer: Fresh Foods

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