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West Africa Com set to connect people and businesses in the region

West Africa Com is set to unite the West African Francophone and Anglophone technology, unleashing the power of connectivity to connect people and businesses of West Africa. Taking place from July 8 to 9 in Senegal, the event will deliver a two-day agenda with speakers including CIOs of leading enterprises and CEOs from some of the […]


IBM Master Inventor and UN Artificial Intelligence advisor to speak at AI Expo Africa 2020

The AI Media Group, organisers of Africa’s largest AI business event, AI Expo Africa, has announced that IBM Master Inventor and UN Artificial Intelligence advisor, Neil Sahota, will speak at the event. AI Expo Africa is the continent’s largest B2B trade-focused Artificial Intelligence (AI) business event. The expo, which is now in its third year, […]


72% of organisations plan to implement Zero Trust capabilities this year

As 72% of organisations plan to implement Zero Trust capabilities in 2020 to mitigate growing cyber-risk, nearly half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals lack confidence applying a Zero Trust model to their Secure Access architecture, according to the 2020 Zero Trust Progress Report released by Cybersecurity Insiders and Pulse Secure, a leading provider of software-defined Secure […]


73% of C-suite say increasing visibility into network and application performance will drive business innovation

Riverbed has announced the results of a survey which found that over 70% of C-suite decision makers believe business innovation and staff retention are driven by improved visibility into network and application performance. The survey findings unveiled in the Rethink Possible: Visibility and Network Performance – The Pillars of Business Success report cite a positive […]


TechSoft announces support for Apache Pulsar in TIBCO Messaging

TechSoft International, backed by TIBCO Software, a global leader for integration and analytics, has announced that Apache Pulsar will become a fully supported component in TIBCO Messaging. With these capabilities, customers can now leverage advanced application-to-application messaging in an Apache and TIBCO environment. The announcement highlights TIBCO’s ongoing support of open source technologies and will […]


Cyber Resilience Think Tank forecasts key trends to hit the cybersecurity industry

Experts including Christina Van Houten, Chief Strategy Officer at Mimecast, forecast some of the major trends they expect to develop within the cybersecurity industry this year. Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of Commencing a New Decade: 2020 Predictions, the latest eBook from the Cyber Resilience Think Tank […]


New AZORult campaign abuses popular VPN service to steal cryptocurrency

Kaspersky researchers have detected an unusual malicious campaign that uses a phishing copy of a popular VPN service’s website to spread AZORult, a Trojan stealer, under the guise of installers for Windows. The campaign, which kicked off at the end of last November with the registration of a fake website, is currently active and focused […]


Ciena upgrades EIG submarine cable system to connect businesses in Europe, Middle East and India

The Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system has been upgraded to accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. Using Ciena’s submarine network solution, the upgrade allows EIG to utilise flexible, express wavelengths, also known as optical bypass, to reduce operational costs as well as space and […]


Boomi’s data integration platform offers next-level connectivity to IFS customers

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced its new partnership with Boomi, a Dell Technologies business. The resulting technology stack combines best-in-class Enterprise Resource Management (ERP), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Field Service Management (FSM) into a ‘digital switchboard’ that unites industrial process expertise with cloud agility. Over the last three decades, the 4,000-strong […]


IQbusiness South Africa expert on how the customer experience can be enhanced

Kerry Thomas, Head of Customer Experience Management at IQbusiness South Africa, tells Intelligent CIO how the customer experience is benefiting from technology. How does technology enhance the customer experience? Technology is an enabler to enhance the customer experience, in the case where customers are able to utilise technology, for example Artificial Intelligence, to gain exposure […]


Internet Solutions and Liquid Telecom partner on wholesale 5G services for enterprises

Liquid Telecom South Africa, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has partnered with Internet Solutions, to provide wholesale 5G connectivity targeted at delivering enterprise services to their existing and potential new customer base.  5G connectivity provides operators and Internet service providers with faster speeds, lower latency and greater capacity, ultimately enabling businesses […]


When remote work doesn’t work — and how to make sure it does

In today’s modern age, it is easier than ever to give employees what they want: flexibility. Donna Kimmel, CHRO, Citrix, discusses the simple technologies that help employees become more engaged and productive, ultimately creating a better working experience. It can be tempting to think that workplace innovation is a one-size-fits-all proposition. That at any given […]


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