SA behind in SDN
Software Defined Networks is taking the world by storm as organisations seek greater control over their data centre. However, research has shown that South Africa is behind the adoption curve, writes JOHAN DE VILLIERS, Managing Director, First Technology.
MWEB now part of IS
Internet Solutions has finalised its acquisition of the business of MWEB Connect, through parent Dimension Data. This follows the announcement by IS in December last year that the company had entered an agreement to acquire the business of MWEB.
SEACOM boosts undersea cable speed
SEACOM had made substantial investments in expanding its network infrastructure during 2016 and plans to significantly upgrade network bandwidth in 2017 to cater for the growth of big data, the cloud and video.
Flaw in Android
Check Point researchers recently spotted a flaw in one of Android’s security mechanisms. This flaw exposes Android users to several types of attacks, including ransomware, banking malware and adware.
IoT network deployed in SA
SqwidNet, a licensed SIGFOX operator, has successfully started to deploy its ultra-narrowband IoT radio network in South Africa.
Few companies IT-ready
Dell EMC announced the results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organisations have yet to fully embrace the aspects of IT Transformation needed to remain competitive.
Digital hygiene essential
New research has revealed that Increasing levels of information stored on smartphones, tablets and computers put at risk modern digital devices because of users’ poor digital hygiene.
Nigeria PC market crash
Official PC shipments to Nigeria fell 57.1% year on year in 2016 to total 156,511 units, according to the latest figures compiled by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Log on to .africa domain
The .africa generic top level domain has been approved and local businesses are urged to register their company name at the beginning of July.