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ABB collaborates with HPE to reduce energy consumption of supercomputers

ABB is collaborating with its global, strategic partner, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), on jointly developed technology to significantly reduce the energy consumption of high-performance supercomputers, while at the same time increasing their computing capacity and reliability. Answers to some of society’s most pressing challenges are buried in massive amounts of data. The world’s top research […]


Siemon supports single-pair Ethernet with TERA cabling

Siemon, a global network infrastructure specialist, recently announced that its TERA cabling system supports 10BASE-T1L single-pair Ethernet (SPE), providing an easily-deployed, standards-based infrastructure that simplifies cable management, reduces costs and enables more efficient use of pathway space. Developed by the IEEE P802.3cg 10 Mbs single-pair Ethernet Task Force and approved in November 2019, 10BASE-T1L supports […]


Nedbank banks big on Property Technology for African real estate

Taking place online, this year’s Africa Proptech Forum Virtual, is one-full day of live presentations and panel discussions, networking and engagement, for the continent’s growing Proptech community. Hosted by the API Summit Virtual and lead sponsor, Nedbank CIB, the free to attend virtual forum will be held on September 29, 2020 and will connect Africa’s […]


ServiceNow delivers new native workflows in Microsoft Teams to power the future of work

ServiceNow, the company that makes work, work better for people, has announced the expansion of its partnership with Microsoft to deliver elevated digital experiences that meet employees where they are. At Microsoft Ignite 2020, ServiceNow introduced new workflows embedded in Microsoft Teams to improve employee productivity with seamless self-service and faster case resolution. Powered by […]


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 […]


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