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Before you move your business to the cloud

Chris N. Fernando
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The South African digital economy is booming – with rapidly decreasing prices of connectivity, coupled with more and more cheap and cheerful entrants into the smartphone game, the average South African is now more exposed to cloud computing than ever before. We are using cloud services, such as Facebook, iCloud and Gmail, often without realising that these are cloud services. Yet, while the average consumer has fast adopted cloud technologies, business adoption is a little slower. According to the World […]

HID Global highlights secure identity trends for 2015

Chris N. Fernando
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HID Global, a provider of secure identity solutions, has issued its outlook on technology trends for 2015, as well as other anticipated developments across key vertical industries in the secure identity marketplace. The annual assessment is intended to help organisations in the Middle East and Africa to understand and take advantage of the latest advances to improve security, convenience and the user experience. “This past year laid the foundation for what we expect to be an exciting 2015 for our […]

Adapting to change in a virtual world

Chris N. Fernando
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  It should come as no surprise that the biggest technological impacts on IT departments in 2013 were Mobile and Big Data. Both issues also dominated conversations in the storage arena last year and with employees now increasingly working remotely, it’s highly likely that 2014 will see more and more organisations struggling to manage large volumes of data.  Equally challenging will be providing secure access to, and protection of, potentially sensitive but undoubtedly valuable information generated on a growing number […]

Alcatel-Lucent CEO writes: Bringing the ultra-broadband revolution to the people of Africa

Davis Weddi
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By Michel Combes, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent I am particularly pleased to present today my vision for Africa. First let me tell you, why Africa? For me Africa is at the heart of tomorrow, it is an important region in the world, it is definitely a growing region and a clear focus market for us. In the big picture, Africa is among Alcatel-Lucent’s most promising markets – with ultra-broadband access and IP networking being very important for the development of the continent. […]

Information Security – Myth Buster

Chris N. Fernando
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Rajeev Raj, is an information security expert with years of experience who currently works with Paladion Networks, one of the world’s leading managed security services provider. Internet is so huge and today information is available anywhere, anytime and most importantly to anyone. In a sense, if we see these expansions have its own Pros and Cons and all major security companies, consultants etc. work on Pros so that they don’t get misused and certainly cons which are to be mitigated. […]