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Execs get into blockchain

-May 25th, 2017

SA behind in SDN

-May 23rd, 2017

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.

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MWEB now part of IS

-May 19th, 2017

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.

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SEACOM boosts undersea cable speed

-May 17th, 2017

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. 

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Flaw in Android

-May 11th, 2017

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.

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IoT network deployed in SA

-May 3rd, 2017

SqwidNet, a licensed SIGFOX operator, has successfully started to deploy its ultra-narrowband IoT radio network in South Africa.

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Few companies IT-ready

-April 27th, 2017

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.

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Digital hygiene essential

-April 10th, 2017

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.

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Nigeria PC market crash

-April 4th, 2017

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). 

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Log on to .africa domain

-March 31st, 2017

The .africa generic top level domain has been approved and local businesses are urged to register their company name at the beginning of July.

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