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[Column] Productivity tools can reduce productivity

Ironically, apps that are supposed to help productivity usually result in huge inefficiencies because valuable time is wasted organising work around tools instead of...

IT Spending In South Africa To Top $26 Billion In 2020, IDC

Overall IT spending in South Africa is set to reach $26.4 billion this year, up 2.5% on 2019. That's according to the latest predictions...

[Column] Autonomous IT, empowering business to be its best

Cloud computing is rapidly becoming an essential component of business transformation. In Kenya, cloud is no longer just a possibility, it is the fundamental...
Cisco's NetAcad program commits to train 1M African students by 2025

Cisco’s NetAcad program commits to train 1M African students by 2025

Cisco has announced that it will train an additional one million students over the next five years in Africa through its Networking Academy Program...

Understanding Zuri, Safaricom’s AI Chatbot and Why it’s Important

In December 2018, Safaricom introduced Zuri, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chatbot to help customers perform a wide range of tasks. What this basically means...

Utimaco and Astel sign distribution partnership for HSMs in the Africa region

Astel, a leading provider for IT infrastructure and office automation solutions on the African continent, and Utimaco, the global number two in Hardware Security Modules...

Safaricom Introduces I.T Security Solutions For its Enterprise Customers

The services include Managed Security Solutions, Security Assurance and Advisory services as well as Managed Security Operations Center solutions and will enable the customers to access a wide range of security solutions to protect their information technology (I.T) systems.

IT Leadership: IT security – oxygen or onion?

By: Mark Walker, associate vice president of Sub-Saharan Africa at International Data Corporation (IDC) Search for security on Google. The engine will autofill with –...

Allianz Risk Barometer: Business interruption dominates business risks in Africa

They take aim at the backbone of the connected African economy and, when they strike, can jeopardize the success, or even the existence, of...

Being open about being open: priorities for IT in 2018

By Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO at SUSE There are some big things set to come in 2018. In fact, we are seeing numerous significant developments...

‘Excellent Job, Thanks’: You May Never Know about the Cybersecurity Incidents Caused by Your...

Employees hide IT security incidents in 40% of businesses around the world, that’s according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International,...

Security Increasing Priority for Tech Investments by World’s Airports

Airports are placing a higher priority on IT investments for passenger and airport security with 50% rating it a high priority, up from 37%...
One of the most valuable assets you have as a business owner is your server, and IT security issues like a data breach is a huge business nightmare.

Guest Post: 7 Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure from a Data Breach

Succumbing to cyber attacks can hurt your brand image. Fortunately, there are many techniques to infiltrate your systems such as having an IT security...

IT Solutions provider, SITA to roll out Fast, Secure Connectivity to Kenya Airways

Communications and IT solutions provider SITA is set to roll out a new-generation connectivity across Kenya Airways’ global network. The connectivity is aimed at...

Copy Cat Group announces plans to increase its market share in the ICT market

Copy Cat Group new Managing Director Vishal Patel has announced the company’s plans to implement new transformational strategy to increase its market share in...

Is your business infrastructure strong enough to carry the weight of Big Data?

Analyzing and deciphering information from the endless ocean of Big Data is one of today’s great IT challenges. How can businesses effectively deal with...

Egyptian Tech Firms Expand Footprint in Africa, to sign Business Deals Worth USD 7...

As a part of the country’s efforts to increase IT exports and achieve ambitious economic goals, Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) is...

Report: 30% of IT decision-makers admit their company has fallen victim to a data...

A  2015 report on Data Security Confidence Index (DSCI)  by Gemalto, world leader in digital security, has revealed a widening gap emerging between the...

Global IT firms offer 100 internships to Kenyans

Global and Kenyan IT firms have pledged to offer hundreds of internship slots annually aimed at providing on-the-job training for fresh graduates. The Presidential Digital...
IBM has won deals worth $3.6bn over the past couple of weeks, with advertising giant WPP the latest to ink a billion-dollar deal.

IBM bags billions of dollars in IT services deals in a matter of days

IBM has won deals worth $3.6bn over the past couple of weeks, with advertising giant WPP the latest to ink a billion-dollar deal. According to...

Oracle launches Capacity-Building Programme to close IT Skills Gap in Africa

The four-pronged program was devised as a response to the rapid adoption of new technologies by governments and businesses in Africa, exacerbating the shortage of suitably skilled practitioners to use the systems to best advantage

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