South Africa

IT personality, visionary CIOs of 2020 revealed

Livestock Wealth’s Ntuthuko Shezi, Assupol’s Nomthi Nelwamondo and Wits University's Stanley Mpofu scooped the top accolades at the 2020 IITPSA President's Awards.

SA’s lower data costs a boon for mobile gaming says Ekasi Esports

Global gaming industry has exploded under lockdown when it was already the third most popular entertainment genre in the world after books and gambling, according to Ekasi Esports.

ITWeb Security Summit 2021 is on from 1 to 3 June

The 'must-attend’ gathering for IT and security decision-makers will feature over 50 experts.

Canadian software group Volaris makes offer to acquire Adapt IT

Offer is described as an alternative to, and materially in excess of, the unsolicited all-share offer that Adapt IT received on 27 January 2021 from Huge Group.

Initiative to identify Africa’s top tech disruptors

AYO Technology Solutions and SA Innovation Summit have launched AYO Scaling Africa Series.

Prosus announces accelerated offering of Tencent shares

We have informed Tencent of our intention, which is understood and supported by Tencent says Prosus CEO Bob van Dijk.

After court defeat, Oracle maintains Google ‘stole’ Java

The Supreme Court rules Google did not commit copyright infringement against Oracle when it copied snippets of Java to build its Android OS.

How tech companies can help reverse talent erosion in rural communities

There's a better, more sustainable option now, facilitated by digital connectivity - a remotely distributed workforce strategy underpinned by a 'hub-and-spoke' model says Andrew Bourne, Regional Manager, Africa, Zoho Corporation.

Virtual training programme adds depth to SA’s ICT skills pool

Huawei partners with South Africa’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies to empower thousands of tertiary students with 4IR skill sets.

DiData cements cloud investment with Acacia acquisition

Dimension Data acquires Amazon cloud implementation partner Acacia Cloud Solutions, to fast-track delivery of cloud managed services.

5G and fibre – why we need both to drive connectivity in South Africa

It’s no surprise that many people have the misconception that 5G will ultimately replace fibre, when in fact 5G without fibre would not exist says Steve Briggs, Chief Commercial Officer at Seacom.

Liquid extends fibre network with two new corridors in SA

Company looks to increase access to digital services, high –speed connectivity.