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IoT house Haltian acquires new Empathic Building service to complete its smart building solutions

Finnish IoT and product development house Haltian has agreed on buying of the Empathic Building solution from digital services and software company TietoEVRY. Under the accord, Empathic Building becomes a part of Haltian’s IoT business. Haltian’s international IoT networks will give a push for the international growth of the Empathic Building solution and complete Haltian […]

Kaspersky report finds red tape as the main barrier for cybersecurity initiatives in industrial sector

The recent Kaspersky report ‘State of Industrial Cybersecurity in the Era of Digitalisation’ has revealed the main barriers that inhibit or delay implementation of industrial cybersecurity projects. According to the report, the most common obstacles include the inability to stop production (34%) and bureaucratic steps, such as a lengthy approval process (31%) and having too […]

Synthesis achieves AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency status

Synthesis Software Technologies, an innovative software development and consulting firm, has announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency status. The latest addition to Synthesis’ list of AWS Competency designations recognises that the company provides deep expertise to help customers design, migrate, deploy and manage Microsoft-based applications on AWS. According to Synthesis, […]

Proofpoint launches people-centric enterprise DLP solution

Proofpoint, a cybersecurity and compliance solutions company, has announced multiple new Proofpoint innovations to ensure that organisations worldwide have end-to-end protection around their people—wherever and however employees are working and collaborating. Available in the market, Proofpoint’s new people-centric enterprise data loss prevention (DLP) solution helps enterprises identify and quickly respond to data loss resulting from […]

IBM celebrates South African among global women leaders shaping the future of AI

Tech giant IBM has unveiled its list of Women Leaders in Artificial Intelligence (AI), recognising South African, Itumeleng Monale from Standard Bank as one of 35 exceptional female business leaders from 12 countries who are using AI to drive transformation, growth and innovation across a wide variety of industries. Monale is the executive head of […]

Vertiv signs distribution deal with Fajoba Group for East Africa

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced a distribution partnership with the Fajoba Group, a regional IT solutions and hardware leader for East and Central Africa. The aaccord fortifies Vertiv’s commitment to boosting local stock levels to meet the growing demand for its popular IT infrastructure support, including the […]

Nutanix launches Kubernetes Platform- As-a-Service for the multi-cloud era

Nutanix, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions, has unveiled Karbon Platform Services, a Kubernetes-based multi-cloud Platform- As-a-Service (PaaS) with automated system-managed security, to accelerate the development and deployment of microservices-based apps across any cloud. The offering provides software developers with a turnkey managed services experience, on-premises, in the public cloud and at the […]

Emerging economies face increased security risks amid Digital Transformation efforts

As emerging economies, organisations across Africa may face greater security and business risks and are lagging behind the more first world economies in terms of risk management as organisations across the continent strive to fast-track their Digital Transformation programmes. This is according to Perry Hutton, Regional VP Sales, Fortinet, who noted that: “Africa is different […]

Ensuring reliable network connectivity with high availability load balancing

As enterprises become further dependent on the Internet to get business done, the threat of downtime can become a competitive disadvantage. Direct financial losses are substantial and a primary reason why businesses need to establish a high availability solution. Adil Baghir, Technology Consultant Lead, Middle East and Africa at A10 Networks explains why a high […]

Software AG launches Process Mining ‘As-a-Service’

Software AG has launched ARIS Process Mining SaaS, a new cloud platform for its popular process mining tool. The company said the introduction will help businesses understand and fix process bottlenecks and inefficiencies in order to make their organisation work more efficiently. ARIS Process Mining is easily accessed through the cloud and easy to use […]

Mimecast earns 2020 top rated award from TrustRadius

Mimecast Secure Email Gateway recognized as a leader based on 2,000 user reviews. Mimecast, a leading email security and cyber-resilience company, has announced it has been presented with a TrustRadius 2020 Top Rated Award. Based entirely on customer feedback, the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway was named a valuable player in the category, receiving a trScore of 8.7 […]

Vodacom and Smart Codes announce winners of the ‘Vodacom Digital accelerator Programme 2020’

Technology and communication company Vodacom Tanzania Plc and Smart Codes have announced the top three winners of the “Vodacom Digital Accelerator.” Programme 2020. The programme, which launched last year with an aim to help early-stage and growth-stage technology start-ups become profitable and revenue generating businesses received over 600 start-up applications in areas of agriculture, fintech, […]

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