Intel unveils new GPU architecture, oneAPI software stack

Intel has unveiled its vision for the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). At Supercomputing 2019, the company launched with new additions to its data-centric silicon portfolio and an ambitious new software initiative that...

Public cloud market set for record growth

The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266,4-billion, up from $227,8-billion in 2019, according to Gartner. "At this point, cloud adoption is mainstream," says Sid Nag, research vice-president at Gartner. "The expectations...

SA firm partners in US energy project

South African company IoT.nxt, a leading innovator in Internet of Things technology, has been selected as a key partner to optimise energy usage at schools in Florida in the US. The company and the project partners are making a huge impact in the US because it saves...

5G and the drive to new economic models

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town - Today, telecommunications is the foundation for all industries - and 5G is set to make it even more pervasive. Dr Mohamed Madkour, vice-president: global wireless networks marketing and solutions at Huawei, points out...

Pressure shifts to managed SPs

Enterprise expectations of managed service providers (SPs), along with their ecosystem of public cloud provider partners, is shifting and will drive fundamental changes in both how buyers consume cloud services and providers position their business models in meeting...

What’s driving autonomous vehicle growth?

By 2023, worldwide net additions of vehicles equipped with hardware that could enable autonomous driving without human supervision will reach 745 705 units, up from 137 129 units in 2018, according to Gartner. In 2019, net additions will be 332 932 units. This growth...

Feeling prosperous not related to wealth

People's definition of prosperity is more linked to financial security and peace of mind than to current income and wealth. A study into the relationship between financial services and prosperity across high-growth markets around the world by PayU found that three...

Public carsharing fleet reached 332 000 vehicles

According to a new research report by IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of users of carsharing services worldwide is forecasted to grow from 50,4-million people in 2018 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 35,1% to reach 227,1-million people in 2023....

Telkom looks to buy Cell C – again

The acquisition is Cell C by Telkom is back on the table. Telkom earlier this week issued a cautionary announcement, which it today amplified to advise shareholders that the organisation is in discussions with Cell C about a potential acquisition. According to the...

ADC aims for pan-African data centre capacity

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom in Cape Town - Africa Data Centres (ADC) has moved quickly to position itself as a pan-African data centre leader with a solid presence on the continent and plans underway to expand further. When CEO Stephane Duproz joined ADC 18 months...

And the winners are …

All the stars were out for the 12th annual AfricaCom Awards ceremony last night, which was held in Cape Town under the canopy of a perfect night sky. Recognising some of the technology, media and telecommunications industry elite, the awards have continued to grow in...

SA firm partners in US energy project

South African company IoT.nxt, a leading innovator in Internet of Things technology, has been selected as a key partner to optimise energy usage at schools in Florida in the US. The company and the project partners are making a huge impact in the US because it saves...

Future bright for autonomous vehicles

By 2023, worldwide net additions of vehicles equipped with hardware that could enable autonomous driving without human supervision will reach 745 705 units, up from 137 129 units in 2018, according to Gartner. In 2019, net additions will be 332 932 units. This growth...

Better network performance drives revenue growth

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom in Cape Town – Improving network performance can lead to a better experience for telco customers which, in turn, can drive direct and significant revenue improvements. MTN put this to the test with the Ericsson Customer Experience...

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The business cost of cyber crime

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IBM develops financial services-ready public cloud

IBM has designed the world's first financial services-ready public cloud. IBM will welcome financial services institutions, and their suppliers, to join the financial services-ready public cloud. Bank of America will be a committed collaborator to use the platform...

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The dangers of a password for a lifetime

Traditional passwords nowadays are a weak point as data leaks happen quite often. More and more companies decide to change the approach and adopt biometrics. However, no one is immune to identity theft and there already have been several actual cases of losing...

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Traditionally, organisations have relied on endpoint detection and response (EDR) to ensure the integrity of their perimeter defences. But with malicious users focusing their efforts on more targeted attacks, XDR (X detection and response) has emerged as a more...

Clear images with licence plate camera

Axis Communications has released a camera specially designed to capture clear and sharp license plate images from vehicles moving at speeds of up to 130 km/h. "Automatic license plate recognition has a much wider use than capturing license plates for traffic fines,"...

Storage eases digital transformation

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom in Cape Town - Huawei has launched a new storage solution to address the needs of customers moving into digital transformation. Andy Xu, vice-president: intelligent storage product line at Huawei, says digital transformation is key to...

Partnering brings Huawei Cloud to Africa

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom in Cape Town - Huawei has strengthened its Huawei Cloud Partner Network (HCPN), launching the Partner Program 2.0 initiative which offers support in online and onsite training, market expansion, marketing activities and technical...

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MHCM has recently been awarded the status of primary service provider for resourcing solutions within various divisions of the City of Cape Town. We are therefore the first point of contact to secure an exciting career opportunity with the City of Cape Town, for the...

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Our client, a Government owned Bank in the Cape Town area, is looking for Senior Business Analyst (Credit Analyst). This is an EE roleMAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOBTo package the credit submission documents for Credit Committees on behalf of the business origination team.To...

Senior Dynamics 365 CRM Developer

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