South Africa

It’s time to get to the very fibre of real digital inclusion

There is no space for arrogance in telling a community what it needs. One cannot be tone deaf when attempting to expand the pie says Mohammed Manjra, CEO, Zoom Fibre.
Mohammed Manjra

Enjoy the cloud but beware the thunderstorm

Cloud turns into a thunderstorm when organisations give IT teams a budget for the cloud without the foundational elements of a strong governance framework warns James Hickman, Head of Sales, Marketing and Solutioning: Altron Karabina.

Why a future skills gap analysis is necessary

Once a company identifies the necessary but unfilled talents, it may fill any present and future skill shortages says Zuko Mdwaba, Area Vice President, Salesforce South Africa.

Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.

Manufacturers: digitise and sell direct

There’s a massive opportunity for manufacturers to go direct to market and improve their bottom lines says Greg Gatherer, Account Manager, Liferay Africa.

Ways IT companies can grow in Africa

Securing meaningful, sustainable growth in Africa requires a precise skillset with an airtight strategy says Marilyn Moodley, Country Leader for South Africa and West, East, Central Africa at SoftwareONE.

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.

The ICT skills you need to stay ahead of the digital curve

Accelerated demand for cloud skills is a direct result of the pandemic says Prudence M. Mathebula, Founder and Managing Director of Dynamic DNA.

Deimos to present powerful workload security webinar

Learn how to secure your Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) infrastructure.
12 May

South Africa: DFA, Vumatel combined to form new fibre business

CIVH subsidiaries merged into still-to-be-named new fibre venture.
11 May

SA hosts Africa’s first edge datacentre ecosystem

Open Access Data Centres (OADC) expects to deploy ecosystem in Nigeria later this year.

Vodacom South Africa appoints new MD

Sitho Mdlalose, currently MD of Vodacom Tanzania, will serve in new position from July 2022.

Africa determined to set its own datacentre agenda

More focus on data residency, sovereignty, as well as rise in new technologies such as AI, automation, IoT and analytics, which are being democratised by the cloud says Africa Data Centres CEO.