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7:20

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.
3:30

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.
1:50
Friday

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.
6:30

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.
3:50
Thursday

MTN to exit Middle East, intensify focus on Africa

Operator announces strategy during presentation of first half results.
3:00

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

Global CRM company Salesforce has released research from market intelligence firm IDC.
2:40

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.
4:20
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.
1:40

Rob Shuter appointed CEO of BT Enterprise

Outgoing MTN CEO will finish current contract in March 2021.
2:20

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.
2:00
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.
4:40

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.