Communication will determine business success in 2021

The speed with which the C-Suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented, writes Annelize van Rensburg, director: executive search at Signium Africa. One thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible...

Loadshedding on the cards for coming months

The next months are not looking positive for energy provision, with the outlook by Eskom indicating a sustained period of loadshedding in 2021. This is the word from Ted Blom, senior mining, energy and legal strategist and tactician, who explains that Eskom's own...

Data Sciences Corporation joins Commvault Authorised Support Program

Data Sciences Corporation has joined the ranks of Commvault Authorised Support Program (CASP) partners, becoming only the second organisation in South Africa to attain this status. "Our CASP partners are effectively an extension of Commvault, allowing us to provide...

How personal short-term insurance will evolve in 2021

The Covid-19 crisis has reshaped every industry in nearly every country in the world, and South Africa's car insurance market is no exception. By Ernest North, co-founder at Naked While short-term insurers have benefitted from reduced claims under the lockdown due to...

New chief digital officer for Seacom

Seacom has announced that its current chief technical officer (CTO), Claes Segelberg, has resigned. Segelberg has been with the ICT company almost since its inception in 2009 and has contributed nine years of service to Seacom. Prenesh Padayachee, former CTO at...

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Nutanix appoints Rob Tribe as new VP

Nutanix has announced the appointment of Rob Tribe as vice-president: systems engineering, for the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. Promoted from his previous position as Senior Director, Systems Engineering, Rob Tribe has been appointed at Nutanix's...

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Stigma drives gamers to conceal their activities

One-third (33%) of gamers in South Africa are ashamed of how much they game and hide it from their parents. This is according to global research commissioned by Kaspersky and conducted by Savanta in November last year, which looks at gaming in 2020 across 17 countries...

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2020 saw record growth for Europe’s channel

The European IT channel ended an extraordinary year on a high, with distribution sales hitting a record €26,3-billion and year-on-year growth of 10,2% for Q4, according to market research group Context. The figures are in keeping with a year in which the channel...

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