IBM targets SOEs, enterprises with new Cloud Satellite
Instead of establishing a data centre region in Africa, IBM opts to trial the Cloud Satellite service, anticipating rapid adoption in South Africa.
ICT industry veteran Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON
Former Datacentrix MD Johann Coetzee joins NEC XON as executive VP of the ICT solutions company, taking over from Eugene le Roux.
Experts warn against posting COVID-19 vaccination card online
By posting images of their vaccination cards on social media, people expose themselves to a broad range of cyber risks, warn security experts.
Rapid payments system to shake up SA’s banking sector
The industry-wide Rapid Payments Programme, led by BankServAfrica, is poised to radically transform the financial industry, allowing instant payments across all banks.
University of the People targets SA's tertiary students
The online global institution records strong demand from South African students requiring affordable, accessible higher education alternatives.
Twitter plays catch-up with e-commerce feature
The social media platform tests a feature that allows users to shop directly from a brand's profile, as it attempts to match its rivals.
Universities scramble to regain lost ground, fund new tech
As the education sector counts the cost of disrupted learning, South African universities are forced to reprioritise their IT spending to accommodate hybrid learning models.
SA consumers still favour low-cost feature phones, says Nokia
Nokia manufacturer HMD Global says feature phones still make up its biggest category, as more South Africans opt for cheaper devices with basic features.
SA mobile users fall prey to malicious payment apps
South Africa ranks among the countries most affected by mobile fraud in Africa, with 29.5% of mobile transactions identified as suspicious by Evina.
SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy
Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.
More locals take to Cisco Webex for remote working
The networking giant sees a 30% to 40% increase in the use of its video-conferencing solution locally, as more firms opt for remote working policies.