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POPI: The race to data safety

POPI: The race to data safety

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gregory Anderson, country manager, Trend Micro South Africa The passing of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) into South African law in 2013 and the imminent appointment of an Information Regulator has forced local businesses to sit up and listen as they are given a deadline of a year to comply. Relax – the […]

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Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senegal’s Ministry of Education partners with Samsung to launch innovative mobile education solution. Dakar, Senegal – 17 February 2015 – The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa today announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners. Installed at […]

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Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Trend Micro Incorporated recently announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the “Leaders” portion of the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms [1]. Trend Micro has been named a leader in endpoint protection over a 13-year span [2] and improved its position this year in both completeness of vision and ability to execute. “We […]

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Westcon Group Expands African Relationship with Juniper Networks

Westcon Group Expands African Relationship with Juniper Networks

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Specialty resellers across Southern Africa are empowered to access Juniper’s broad portfolio of Application Infrastructure, Security, Business Continuity, and Network Infrastructure solutions due to the new expanded distribution agreement between Westcon Group and Juniper Networks. The agreement comes after Westcon was recently named Juniper’s “EMEA Distributor of the Year” for the third time, while also […]

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Data Across Borders – Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Data Across Borders – Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mark Ridley, regional director, Africa, NetApp The year 2014 has been a big year of progress for organisations in many industries to move their corporate data into hybrid clouds. But what exactly does this mean for data itself, particularly when it crosses over international borders? What is the impact on data governance, and what […]

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Major shakeup for debt collectors

Major shakeup for debt collectors

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Debt collectors in South Africa have been dealt a major blow, with the latest legislation demanding that any debt over three years old cannot be chased for collection. This new law is placing tremendous stress on debt collectors and on call centres that collect debt for companies. Some are going to the wall – and […]

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WTF!?!? (Wearable Technologies’ Future)

WTF!?!? (Wearable Technologies’ Future)

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Alright, so maybe you’re not going to resell any of the new wearable technology yet, but it’s good to know what you’re most likely going to resell in the not too distant future! First of all, let’s start with the most ridiculous thing I’ve heard of: a wearable computer on a DOG! All I can […]

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Lenovo stays no. 1

Lenovo stays no. 1

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lenovo maintained the top PC vendor position in the third quarter of 2013 based on PC shipments worldwide according to both IDC and Gartner. Lenovo took the lead from HP in the second quarter of 2013 for the first time after being in a virtual neck and neck race with HP for the top spot […]

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