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Kaspersky expert provides his APT predictions for 2020

With 2019 drawing to a close, the Kaspersky Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) look forward to what the upcoming year might hold for the threat landscape. In this video, David Emm, member of the Kaspersky GReAT, provides his insight.


Three key considerations for CIOs when pursuing IoT initiatives

Given the disruption IoT initiatives can cause when they are introduced it’s vital that CIOs push for involvement in their business’ IoT strategies from the start. Subbu Iyer, CMO, Riverbed Technology, offers three key considerations for CIOs pursuing IoT initiatives. Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives promise numerous benefits to businesses; namely that they allow for […]


The CEO of redPanda Software on the seven tech strategies that will define retail success in 2020

Gareth Hawkey, the CEO of redPanda Software, says that the retail success in 2020 will be defined by seven technology strategies that will unlock growth. As the year comes to an end, it is clear that the role and function of brick and mortar stores has fundamentally changed. Increasingly, physical stores have to become a […]


Aruba 2020 predictions in key technology areas

Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi and South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba, makes some technological predictions for 2020. As we approach the end of 2019, Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi and South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba, gives an insight into major technology trends that will shape […]


Industry experts explain how you can stay safe for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest days in the retail calendar when countless items are reduced in the run-up to Christmas. But even though it can be an exciting time for consumers, cyber criminals can also be busy on their devices. With this in mind, a number of industry experts have […]


Making it simple with Software-as-a-Service

Many companies are now using a Software-as-Service (SaaS) model where in the software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. Intelligent CIO spoke to Ken Ringdahl (VP, Global Alliances Architecture, Veeam) and Michael Cade (Senior Global Technologist, Veeam) about the benefits of using a SaaS product and the challenges you can expect. […]


‘Digitisation is key to transforming African markets, but so is IT security’

Markets across Africa are evolving, possibly more rapidly than ever before in history, and this is largely due to continuous advances in and the growing uptake of digital technology. In commemorating Africa Industrialisation Day and the 2019 theme of inclusive and sustainable industrial development, Kaspersky experts share their views on two pillars crucial to Digital […]


The changing importance of software asset management

According to reports, the global software asset management (SAM) market is expected to reach US$3.92 billion by 2026. And thanks, at least in part, to the growing adoption of cloud solutions in South Africa, local companies are starting to see the value for SAM as well. Nicole Oliveira, Software Services Business Unit Lead at Altron […]


Bridging the technology skills gap in Africa

Trent Odgers, Cloud and Hosting Manager, Africa at Veeam, believes that the time has come to show the emerging workforce the value of being at the cutting-edge of how the future is being shaped. Up to 20 million young people are expected to join the African workforce annually over the next two decades and, by […]


What will frame the CIO’s agenda?

With the IT world rapidly evolving with new technologies entering the market, we ask leading experts in the industry what should be the Chief Information Officer’s priorities for 2020. Niral Patel, Oracle South Africa MD There are fundamentally no new areas for CIOs to focus on in 2020. Instead, it’s a case of maintaining a […]


Is the retail sector making the most of IoT?

Despite the retail sector realising the potential of IoT devices, Mark Thomson, Director of Retail and Hospitality EMEA, at Zebra Technologies, believes opportunities are being lost to maximise their effectiveness in the face of increased competition. You would be hard pressed to find a retailer who doesn’t want greater insight into what is happening within […]


Kaspersky expert Ramy Al Damati on securing the crypto economy

The Blockchain industry and cryptocurrency market have been rapidly developing and now constitutes a significant share of the global economy. In fact, as Ramy Al Damati, Enterprise Security Expert for Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Kaspersky tells us, Blockchain-based technology is becoming increasingly popular and is being used to solve a wide range of […]


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