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...

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...

Data points to post-Covid solutions for Africa

Most African states swiftly implemented public health and social measures (PHSMs) to contain Covid-19 and limited the spread of the virus, with caseloads in Africa remaining lower than projected. As governments now loosen restrictions, new research from the...

NTT, DiData break ground on new Joburg data centre

NTT and Dimension Data have announced that construction for their Johannesburg 1 Data Centre has commenced. The data centre design is based on tier 3 standards and will be constructed in two phases, with the first phase scheduled to become operational beginning of...

Telecoms proves resilient in Covid-19 era

Worldwide spending on telecommunication and pay TV services will reach $1,55-trillion in 2020, a decrease of 1,4% year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. IDC expects the market to start its...

Attacks against building automation, oil & gas industries on the rise

Over the first six months of 2020, the percent of systems attacked in the oil & gas and building automation industries increased when compared to 2019. This growth occurred as the percent of industrial control system (ICS) computers attacked in most industries...

More choice for customers as copper is phased out

South Africa's digitisation journey is gathering steam as Telkom's wholesale division, Openserve, announces moves to decommission its copper network on an area-by-area basis in favour of new access mediums such as optic fibre. While Openserve cannot currently provide...

Wearables on track for five years of double-digit growth

Global shipments of wearable devices are expected to total 396-million units in 2020 according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. This marks a 14,5% increase from the 345,9-million units shipped in...

VR headsets set for growth despite short-term decline

As the world continues to deal with the pandemic, the market for virtual reality (VR) headsets is expected to decline 6,7% in 2020 before returning to double-digit growth of 46,2% in 2021, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Augmented and...

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...

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Nokia digitalises global 5G network deployments

Nokia has digitalised 100% of its 5G network deployments around the world. Through the use of digitalization, machine learning and automation, Nokia is simplifying the deployment of the network infrastructure, accelerating both time-to-market and return on the 5G...

Citrix rethinks employee experience

Where and how work gets done has forever changed. But one thing remains consistent: the need to provide a superior and consistent work experience that empowers employees to perform at their best across any work channel or location. By Tim Minahan, chief marketing...

Epson launches cloud-based monitoring service

Epson has launched Epson Remote Services (ERS) - a remote monitoring service tool designed for Epson dealers managing multiple printer fleets. The software solution is designed to assist dealers managing a fleet of business inkjet printers to achieve higher first-fix...

Agility and flexibility the IT service provider differentiators

In a time when tried and tested business plans are being re-evaluated and even redesigned, the highly competitive IT service provider segment needs to set their sights on partnering with the right companies to ensure that some form of a "pre new normal" status quo is...

What does the new normal look like?

When planning around Covid-19 was first catapulted into the boardroom of organisations, there was tremendous readiness by most tech companies to adopt this new way of work. By Aimeé McNamara, human resources manager at Synthesis For the most part, teams were well...

Drones boost healthcare supply chains

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines, traversing dense tropical forests and often the raging Congo River and its tributaries. Drone technology is offering...

Keep your business safe from cybercrime

Garmin and Twitter recently joined the ranks of a string of global organisations that have fallen victim to crippling cyberattacks. By Byron Gibson, product manager at Seacom A little closer to home, last year, the City of Johannesburg's network was also hacked and...

MTN launches Play Lotto feature on MoMo app

MTN's mobile money solution, MoMo, now features Play Lotto functionality, offering MoMo users a free-to-play, safe and convenient way to try their luck at the South African Lotto. The MoMo advantage is that customers do not need a bank account to play, unlike...

Aveva opens up partner programme

Aveva has launched Aveva Select, a new program designed for partners to gain full access to the global engineering and industrial software company's software portfolio. The AVEVA Partner Network today boasts more than 5 000 members, providing opportunities for...

Verify your gut feel about future tenants

Searching for and screening prospective tenants can be a laborious process, especially with a property owner expecting you to perform miracles. Any rental agent knows perfect tenants are not easy to come by, and even harder to identify. Averly, a locally created...

Technical Lead Developer

Technical Lead DeveloperApply by sending the following documents to [Email Address Removed]:CVMatric resultsTertiary education transcriptsSkills matrixIntroductionWe are currently looking to speak with highly skilled software developers who has a solid background and...

Lead Developer – Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Job Type: Lead DeveloperLocation: Cape Town, Southern SuburbsContact Name: Matthew TowersTeleph[Phone Number Removed];Salary: Up to R110,000PMAre you looking to take that next step? Are you looking for an opportunity that is going to enhance your career? I am working...

Senior Python Developer – 4+ years experience

Senior Python Developer Job Title - Senior Python Developer Job Type - Permanent Location: Cape TownAbout the Client:Are you a problem solver, quick studier, and hooked on web development? We're looking for passionate developers who care about design, performance, and...

1st / 2nd Line Remote Systems Engineer (German Spe

ENVIRONMENT:A UK Managed Service Provider requires a proactive & technical strong 1st / 2nd Line Remote Systems Engineer (German Speaking) to join its growing dynamic team based in Cape Town delivering SLA-backed services. You will be required to form part of a...

Project Manager

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