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The changeable network security landscape

Network security is a vital capability that enables the business to evolve through digital innovation – an effective strategy with every organisation across multiple industries. Building a cyber resilient strategy is important to build trust with customers, partners and the whole supply chain. Industry pundits share insights on why CIOs and IT teams need to […]


Primed for cloud technologies adoption

Cloud-based solutions refer to on-demand services, computer networks, storage, applications or resources accessed via the Internet and through another provider’s shared cloud computing infrastructure. The benefits of cloud solutions to end users and businesses include increased capacity, scalability, functionality and reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or in-house staff. Additionally, cloud-based solutions can enable […]


Palo Alto Networks appoints Helmut Reisinger to leadership team

Cybersecurity vendor Palo Alto Networks has announced the appointment of Helmut Reisinger to the position of CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America (LATAM). Reisinger will work closely with Palo Alto Networks’ President BJ Jenkins to drive the acceleration of the company’s global growth strategy and will join CEO and Chairman […]


Acronis names Michael Callahan as chief marketing officer

Acronis, a global provider of cyber protection solutions, has announced the appointment of Michael Callahan as the new chief marketing officer (CMO). Callahan joins the team with extensive sales and marketing experience, serving in senior leadership roles at companies such as McAfee, HP and Juniper, and most recently as the senior vice president of global […]


How CyberSmart Active Protect works

CyberSmart Active Protect gives small businesses 24/7 protection from cyber threats, with no need for expensive tools, consultants or an in-house team.


What is the top driver for As-a-Service deployments?

The rise of the networking-as-a-service (NaaS) business model has been nothing short of a revolution. Often championed for its flexible approach to keeping expenses down, the subscription service is becoming increasingly recognised for a wealth of other reasons. Sherifa Hady, Vice President Channel, Europe Middle East and Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, […]


How ransomware is destabilising cyber insurance – and what to do about it

With the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) techniques, double extortion attacks and the low cost of ransomware kits, unsustainable loss ratios have convulsed the insurance market. Thom Langford, Global Security Advocate at SentinelOne, discusses why in order for businesses to protect themselves from ransomware, they need to stop choosing between investing in a better security stack […]


Breakpoint appointed Nutanix Cloud Champion partner

Breakpoint is a group of companies offering specialist IT Infrastructure and full stack, leading edge technology solutions. The company offers a range of specialist technology services covering infrastructure, storage, cloud, monitoring and testing. Recently, Breakpoint demonstrated commitment and focus to Nutanix product ecosystem to strengthen value proposition for South African customers and was elevated to […]


Digital Realty to acquire a majority stake in Teraco

Digital Realty, a global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Teraco, Africa’s largest and most densely interconnected data centre platform, from a consortium of investors, including Berkshire Partners and Permira, in a transaction valuing Teraco […]


World Mobile and Altaeros partner to launch aerostat balloons to connect the unconnected in Africa

World Mobile, the first mobile network built on Blockchain and run by the people, has partnered with Altaeros, developers of the first autonomous aerostats, to connect the unconnected. Through this partnership, Altaeros and World Mobile will provide low-altitude aerostats (tethered balloon platforms) with a coverage area of approximately 8,000 kilometres each, forming part of World […]


Apple becomes first company in history to hit US$3 trillion market value

Tech giant Apple, which became the first US company to reach a market capitalisation of US$1 trillion in August 2018, and $2 trillion in August 2020, has became the first company to reach a valuation of US$3 trillion on Monday, January 3, 2022. Apple’s shares prices needed to cross US$182.85 for the magic landmark, and […]


Avantra acquires FogLogic IP to accelerate growth and product innovations

Avantra, a provider of AIOps and automation platform for SAP operations, has announced the acquisition of FogLogic Intellectual Property (IP) to deliver the next generation AIOps innovations and advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities within its best of breed SAP operations platform. The acquisition of FogLogic technology will accelerate Avantra’s product development […]


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