Category Archives: Technology

5 Things Organisations should Consider before Migrating to the Cloud

IT NEWS AFRICA Cloud computing has been adopted by 77% of South African businesses, with the most popular application being the backing up of data. The benefits for those that do embrace cloud include reduced IT costs, faster speed-to-market, better service levels, and cloud as an enabler of the digital business. Additionally, the imperative to […]

Cashing in on the benefits of IoT

TECH CENTRAL In an ever-evolving world, digital transformation is key to business survival. This means companies must go beyond technology for its own sake to become what we at 4Sight call Enterprise 5.0 businesses. The Enterprise 5.0 concept looks beyond 4IR technology, including the internet of things (IoT), to generate benefits for clients in almost […]

AfricaCom Q&A – Eva Andren, Head of Managed Services for Ericsson Middle East and Africa

IT WEB AfricaCom Q&A – Eva Andren, Head of Managed Services for Ericsson Middle East and Africa 1. What role does automation play in developing intelligent networks? By boosting automation with machine intelligence technologies – such as advanced analytics, deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions – predictions and models can be provided that […]

A more intelligent future is in store for work

IT ONLINE Businesses that hope to emerge from the global pandemic in a stronger, better position need to be thinking about – and planning for future models – today. Citrix Systems’ Work 2035 study, a year-long examination of global work patterns and plans, helps companies understand how work will change and the role that technology […]

8 practical tips to simplify IT

MY BROADBAND It’s no secret or surprise that to remain relevant and meet customer expectations, businesses across the globe need to adapt ever more quickly to new and disruptive applications and services. According to survey data from “Digital Enterprise Services Insights: The Digital Agenda in South Africa, 2019−20”, simplifying IT and developing agile methodologies is […]

Google launches Keen – An AI-powered rival to Pinterest

MY BROADBAND Google has launched a new content curating social media platform called Keen, which allows users to collect and discover ideas about topics of their choosing. Keen was developed by Area 120, a Google workshop for experimental products, and works in a similar way to Pinterest. “Keen lets you curate the content you love, share […]

A technology perspective on the possible health risks of 5G

IT-ONLINE The recent deployment of 5G mobile networks has created much debate on the possible health risks due to higher signal radiation. By Dr Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-KON So widespread is this debate that even we, as a satellite service provider, have received concerns about 5G and the possible health risks of satellite […]

Work from home video conferencing demands increased cybersecurity

Cyber security concerns have increased as employees move to work from home, with video conferencing becoming a key new area of concern. This is according to Bryan Baxter, corporate IT business development manager and IITPSA KZN chapter committee member, who was addressing the first online IITPSA KwaZulu-Natal AGM this month. Amid a significant move to […]