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Massey Ferguson lends support to South Africa’s emerging farmers

For three consecutive years, emerging farmers throughout South Africa have gathered as members of the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) in the aspiration to become some of the country’s most competent and successful commercial farmers. This year’s AFASA Conference on Agribusiness Transformation took place in Bloemfontein, Free State under the theme, Farmers growing […]


Kaspersky launches new solution to combat risks from civilian drones

Kaspersky has launched a new solution designed to help organisations and property owners defend themselves from unauthorised trespassing by civilian drones. Through a combination of several sensors – including a new approach to drone detection founded by the company using laser scanning – and Machine Learning technologies, Kaspersky Antidrone can automatically spot, identify and prohibit […]


Tshimologong Precinct invites innovative growth-stage businesses to enter Techaccel programme

The Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, together with one of South Africa’s tech giants, are calling on growth-stage startups to participate in this year’s TechAccel programme, a high-impact accelerator designed specifically for growing tech companies. The programme was created to enable the development of growth-stage tech startups, using a bootcamp format that will run over five […]


Omnia Group deploys Apex BI’s Clarity Technology Expense Management platform

The Omnia Group, a diversified chemicals group that supplies chemicals and specialised services and solutions for the agriculture, mining and chemical application industries, has deployed Apex BI’s Technology Expense Management (TEM) platform, Clarity, which delivers detailed insights across the entire group through to user level. The meta data Clarity attributes to each user is vital […]


Expanded Pure Storage portfolio makes customer data more accessible

Pure Storage, a leading data storage company, has announced an expansion of the Pure Storage FlashArray product line built to deliver a modern data management experience for customers. FlashArray//C, the industry’s first capacity-optimised all-flash array, is built to bring consistent all-flash performance with tier one reliability at disk economics. DirectMemory Cache, a combination of Purity […]


Embracing the changing network landscape with SDN

From less than half a billion dollars in 2013 to an expected US$14 billion by 2021, the global market for Software-defined Networking (SDN) is currently one of the fastest-growing in the ICT sector. But unlike more appealing technology such as Artificial Intelligence and data analysis, Ian Jansen van Rensburg, Senior Systems Engineer at VMware, says […]


Reclaiming the cloud: How CISOs can ensure security in cloud initiatives

Cloud services now play a central role in the digital operation of modern enterprises. But security teams are often being left out in the cold, increasing the level of risk an organisation is facing. Gidi Cohen, CEO and Founder, Skybox Security, tells us how CISOs can be part of the conversation on securely adopting cloud […]


Popcorn Training MD’s 12 cybersecurity tips for consumers

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month and this year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – will focus on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security. To help users out this Cyber Security Awareness Month, Anna Collard, Managing Director of Popcorn Training, a KnowBe4 company, compiled a list of things […]


CNet Training CEO on creating the data centre designers of the future

CNet Training delivers classroom-based technical education programs led by expert instructors in locations across the world and via remote attendance, allowing ease of access to all industry professionals wherever they are. In addition, the company also delivers distance learning programs. One example is the Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP) program which is helping learners […]


SECURA North Africa 2020 to take place in Algeria

A tradeshow that has become a business hub in North Africa in the field of safety and security is to take place in Algeria. SECURA North Africa 2020, organised by EASYFAIRS NORTHERAL, part of EASYFAIRS, will be held at Algiers Exhibition Fairground from February 11 to 13. Olivier-Hicham Allard, the organiser of the event, said: […]


Seven myths about network management and security in a digital world

An organisation’s network is one of its most valuable assets, says Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox. He talks us through seven myths about network management and security in the modern digital world. In today’s digitally driven, 24/7 world, how well you thrive as a business depends, more than ever, on […]


Old Mutual Limited Selects AWS as its preferred cloud provider

Old Mutual Limited has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider and will migrate its digital customer platforms, core insurance applications, and product administration systems to the cloud. With the help of AWS’s expert professional services organisation, the company will migrate over 1,000 applications to AWS, shutting down its data centres by […]


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