South Africa

Infobip implements AI-powered Chatbot on WhatsApp for Zenith Bank

The solution, named ZiVA (Zenith Intelligent Virtual Assistant), enables the bank’s customers to perform financial transactions and enjoy real-time customer service from their mobile phones on a 24-hour basis.

The future of work

With new technology such as AI support and smart cameras, the workplace of the future can be anywhere says Marilyn Moodley, Country Leader for South Africa and West, East, Central Africa at SoftwareONE.

Seacom bumps up IP network to 100Gbps

The upgrade comes as more submarine cables are expected to land on the African continent to boost connectivity.

IHS Towers announces IPO pricing update

MTN has notified its shareholders of the development.

Cybercriminals are holding nothing back in attacks on Africa

Ransomware remains the standout threat in the first half of the year, with Africa accounting for 1.7% of these attacks, with 1.05% being targeted at South Africa.
11 Oct

Why South Africa must prioritise connectivity, cloud for public sector

Connectivity and cloud will lay the foundation for government digital transformation, according to Huawei.

SEW-EURODRIVE expects solid return on R200m investment in SA

Company engages country’s Dep of Trade and Industry ahead of German Africa Investment Conference.

VMware introduces Cross-Cloud services

Cross-Cloud services aim to help customers navigate the multi-cloud era.

It’s all systems go as Microsoft rolls out Windows 11

The company will use a measured and phased process in offering Windows 11, as it has done with Windows 10 feature updates.

Five simple ways SMMEs can be competitive in e-commerce

Thembani Biyam, CEO at Orderin, offers guidance on the key steps businesses in this market segment should take to achieve this.

IHS Towers kicks off IPO

The initial public offering price is currently estimated to be between $21 and $24 per share, says the company in its filing.
29 Sep

Struggle to fill thousands of ICT vacancies persists in SA

While the local ICT sector has adapted to the changes caused by the pandemic, the industry continues to struggle to fill tens of thousands of ICT vacancies.