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Fortinet SA expert looks at the financial cybercrime trends for 2019

Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Director for Fortinet in South Africa, looks at the cybercrime trends in the financial services industry. The same concept holds true for cybercrime and the financial services industry. At the end of the day, regardless of who the ultimate victim of a cyberattack is, the end goal of most cyber events […]


Avaya introduces private cloud delivery of OneCloud UC and CC solutions

Avaya Holdings Corp has introduced a new private cloud delivery model of its Avaya OneCloud solutions for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS), providing enterprise organisations with a fast, convenient and automated path to the benefits of cloud communications. Available in South Africa, the new offerings feature preconfigured, per-seat consumption and standard bundles of both UCaaS and CCaaS solutions, reducing risk, cost and complexity from the transition to a cloud platform from on-premise solutions. It is being introduced as […]


AxxonSoft develops AI technology to combat human trafficking

Axxonsoft, a leading global security and surveillance company set up by a South African entrepreneur, is using specially designed technology to try and combat human trafficking. Through its Safe City projects, AxxonSoft is assisting authorities in identifying unsolicited behaviour and potential human threats in public spaces which include train stations, airports, parks, stadiums and shopping […]


SUSE expert on tapping into an open source eco-system in 2019

Grant Bennett, Country Manager for SUSE South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, gives his 2019 predictions. There are some big things set for 2019. Customer expectations continue to evolve, new technologies are developed to push the envelope which that leads to continuous transformation of our business, our people, our processes and of course, the technology and […]


Industry experts comment on Collection #1 data breach

Industry experts have been providing comments on the Collection #1 data breach – the largest ever database of breached login details leaked on the Dark Web. Details of the breach were outlined by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Regional Director, in his blog. Collection #1 is a set of email addresses and passwordsmade up of a […]


Utility Systems CTO on the future of smart water metering in 2019

Darren Oxlee, Chief Technology Officer and Director at Utility Systems, looks at the future of smart water metering in 2019. Driven by the requirement to improve operational efficiencies and revenues, cut down on wastage, and enhance customer service, water utilities around the world are turning to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) – including smart meters – and […]


Konnect Africa launches Internet access offers in Côte d’Ivoire

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat, has announced the launch of its Internet access offers in Côte d’Ivoire. According to the Telecommunications Sector Observatory of the Telecommunications Regulator/ICT of Côte d’Ivoire (ARTCI), the number of fixed Internet subscribers (Ethernet cable, Wi-Fi and fibre) in Côte d’Ivoire stood at 155,541 in the second […]


Mango Airlines to install Split Scimitar Winglets tech on Boeing fleet

Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) has announced that South Africa’s Mango Airlines has ordered its latest Split Scimitar Winglet technology for its Boeing Next Generation 737-800 fleet. Mango Airlines plans to perform the first installation of the Split Scimitar Winglets in February at South African Airways Technical facility. “Mango Airlines clearly recognises the enhanced performance and improvement to the […]


Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

Viresh Harduth, Vice-President, New Customer Acquisition (Startup and Small Businesses) for Sage Africa and Middle East, looks at the three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019. 2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face […]


Managing data intelligently to achieve optimum business performance

Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam, talks to us about managing data intelligently in order to reap its full business value. Today’s businesses face the dual challenges of not only managing and mining the data they produce and use, but also ensuring that the digital experience generated using the […]


CIO challenges in 2019: The biggest obstacles and how to overcome them

Experts talk to us about facing the biggest challenges of the coming year head on and how CIOs can excel in 2019 with advances in technology.  Andy Mack, Software Services Director at Echo Managed Services, creator of multi-utility billing software, Aptumo: Given the speed at which technology is transforming our business landscape, it’s vital that […]


Sophos expert on using Deep Learning to improve security posture

In this article, Harish Chib, Vice President – Middle East and Africa, Sophos explains why organisations need an additional layer of Deep Learning enabled Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools to improve their security posture. Cybercrime is big business and hackers are continually looking for new attack vectors. SophosLabs team see 400,000 new malicious samples […]


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