Internet of Things: Pandora’s Box or enterprise enabler?

By: George Kalebaila, Research Director for telecommunications, media, and Internet of Things (IoT) at International Data Corporation (IDC).   The enterprise remains wary of investment into the Internet of Things (IoT). There are key inhibitors to adoption that affect its efficiency, impact, and availability. This doesn’t mean that IoT isn’t on the cusp of widespread adoption […]

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Don’t be a sitting duck against #IoT threats

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain traction, organizations will have to reassess their security practices to accommodate the increase in security alerts. According to Patrick Rhude, Head of Product Management in Nokia’s Security Product Unit, security organizations already find themselves overwhelmed with the volume, variety and velocity of security data alerts. “It […]

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What impact has IoT made in Africa?

Getting connected via the web has long been an issue in Africa. This is especially true when it comes to the more remote, undeveloped areas; of which there is many. This issue can be largely solved by the implementation of IoT. Previously, in order to establish an internet connection, we would rely on copper or […]

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Opinion: Africa’s Leap Frog to Sustainable Technology for industries

It is safe to say that the industrial sector in Africa is still developing, and an increasing number of countries within the continent are building manufacturing industries that are on their way to superseding the rest globally. Global challenges such as climate change and ever growing populations are adding pressure to the limited resources, especially […]

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