South Africa

Remote working success heavily dependent on DX strategy

A new study has shed light on how South African companies are faring in the new norm of a remote working culture – and what the future may look like as a result.

The new business debate: cloud vs security

Business leaders can no longer leave their information security to cybersecurity professionals alone says Francis Wainaina, Senior Product Manager at SEACOM East Africa.

Naspers-backed Luno in deal for crypto savings accounts

The exchange partners with Genesis, a provider of digital currency brokerage services, to enable traders to earn interest on their crypto holdings.

Data breaches cost SA companies R40.2-m per incident

IBM study shows while the average total cost of a data breach declined slightly year-over-year, costs increased for many organisations.

MTN to exit Middle East, intensify focus on Africa

Operator announces strategy during presentation of first half results.

SA cloud subscriptions to be worth US$1.7bn in 2024

Global CRM company Salesforce has released research from market intelligence firm IDC.

Survey: Be part of the latest research into cloud in SA

ITWeb, in collaboration with AWS, is conducting a cloud survey that delves into the state of current cloud adoption in SA.
31 Jul

BCX builds SOC, repositions to fight cyber crime

The Telkom subsidiary establishes a Security Operations Centre in the vicinity of its Midrand data centre, as it repositions for the cyber security market.

Rob Shuter appointed CEO of BT Enterprise

Outgoing MTN CEO will finish current contract in March 2021.

SA govt urges investment as it preps to exploit digital resources

Country’s Communications Minister details progress, urges global investment at Huawei Better World Summit 2020.
24 Jul

BitMEX secures US$3.4-m to back Jhb-based VALR

Investment will give cryptocurrency derivative exchange’s parent company exposure to South African market.

Stop selling technology because customers are not buying it

Companies that succeed in this world will be masters of data-driven marketing rather than of pushing product says Anton Herbst, group strategy director, Tarsus Technology Group.