Magazine Button

Insights

It’s all about you: Keep your data in check with a tailored solution

Data is growing at a staggering rate and managing it in a cost-effective and efficient way is therefore becoming increasingly difficult across every industry. Krishna Subramanian, COO at Komprise, discusses having a strategic approach to data management to create business benefits. The world is currently experiencing a data growth explosion and businesses need to meet […]


What can organisations do to prevent the rise of phishing attacks?

We asked a number of industry experts what advice they have for organisations in the battle to prevent the rise of phishing attacks. Here is what they had to say. Jurgen Sorton, Senior Product Manager for Security at Vox   Phishing attacks are on the rise and show no signs of slowing down. According to the […]


Eseye Regional Director on South Africa’s five-year goal for Internet of Things

In five years, the world will have more than 40 billion devices. Locally, IoT specialist, Eseye, says that South African CIOs are recognising IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (Machine to Machine) technologies as strategic imperatives, but the journey is still in its infancy. “As legacy systems start to reach end of life, digital shifts […]


Troye Technical Director on extending security to the cloud

Business leaders now have a choice whether they want to continue using their trusted firewall or move to a next-generation firewall delivered by appliances or as cloud services to protect the outer perimeter security in branch offices. Troye Technical Director Kurt Goodall says Citrix offers various choices, from the long-established multi-site to the advanced multi-layered […]


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.


African Banking: Transform, innovate and succeed

The banking industry in Africa is experiencing rapid innovation at the hands of new-age non-banking entrants as well as some incumbent banks. But what causes these players, especially the incumbent banks among them, to innovate successfully where so many others have failed? James Buckley, from Infosys Finacle, looks into this in more detail. Innovation leadership […]


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 […]


CNet Training expert on getting to grips with the CDCEP qualification

Do you want to become an expert in data centre energy management? Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, outlines the Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP) program. This is an increasingly popular program as data centre managers and professionals are looking for innovative ways to cut carbon emissions and reduce the energy use within their data […]


The three phases of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is top priority for most enterprises, especially as we turn our attention to the new year, and having an eye on the ball is essential. Geng Lin, Chief Technology Officer, F5 Networks, suggests some services to help application owners improve application performance, security, operability and adaptability without significant development effort.  In recent years, enterprises […]


Decision Inc expert on South Africa becoming a cloud-friendly environment

With 77% of South African businesses currently using cloud services in their IT department, the local market is strongly positioned to usher in a new era of services to meet the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Wilhelm Greeff, Business Manager: Digital at Decision Inc, looks into how South Africa has become a cloud-friendly environment. […]


Get to Know: James Hickman, Chief Customer Officer at Altron Karabina

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Being recognised by a mentor and a man I respect hugely with the MDs award. This followed a year of hard work, rebuilding a team and a region. The business results were in line with expectations but what was recognised was the work that went into […]


Africonology CEO says skills development can be addressed through peer to peer training

A survey conducted by Harvey Nash and KPMG – The CIO Survey 2019 – revealed a market gasping for people with the right skills in emergent technologies and solutions. And According to Mandla Mbonambi, CEO of Africonology, skills development is a critical issue, particularly in South Africa, that can be addressed through ongoing professional development […]


Browse our latest issue

Magazine Cover

View Magazine Archive