A lack of understanding of the practical implications of moving into the cloud is keeping South African companies from huge cost-saving and efficiency improving benefits.
The Department of Transport has collaborated with EMC to Fast Track to Effective Transportation.
As the public and private sector strive to deliver internet access to all, Wi-Fi hotspots present a viable solution to the challenge of cost-effectively delivering access to the many.
Minister in the Presidency in charge of National Planning Commission, Trevor Manuel, issued a challenge to the IT community gathered at recently held GovTech 2013 conference held in Cape Town on to help South Africa gain lost ground in narrowing the digital divide.
The rapid growth of cloud computing over the last few years has completely revolutionised how businesses operate in the African continent as well as globally.
On the flipside of the bandwidth boom in South Africa, there has been a significant increase in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks at an application level in the country, says Fortinet.
Effectively using Big Data is not about sifting through a wealth of historical data, it is about focusing on the ‘now’ within the data.
Starting a business in South Africa is fraught with challenges and lessons to be learned. As a serial entrepreneur, I have discovered a lot about the mistakes entrepreneurs make. High among them are getting into business for the wrong reasons, poor planning, and bad choices in business partners.
The upcoming public holidays in South Africa will be the turning point for local online retail, says Mark Chirnside, CEO of PayU, SA’s largest online and mobile payment service provider.
In the mobile, telephony and technological industry, we hear a lot about “innovation”. We are told that our products need to be innovative.