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Cell C launches Whatsapp Boosta

Cell C has launched Whatsapp Boosta, a promotional product available from 7 June to 31 August 2019. WhatsApp Boosta allows Cell C customers to boost their 1, 5 and 30-day data bundles with additional data to use exclusively on WhatsApp. According to the company, its customers can enjoy the discounted Whatsapp data and use their normal data for all other mobile needs, stretching their spend further... »

CSquared envisions ‘Fiberising’ Africa through affordable broadband internet connectivity

The importance of multi-operator connectivity in the current South African context

South Africa faces many challenges, this is nothing new, but these challenges are not insurmountable. In fact, they present a unique chance for the country to evolve in its approach to new and innovative technologies and their applications. This means that, in an increasingly connected environment, South African enterprises need to think differently and ensuring multi-operator connectivity is one ... »

Industrial Automation In Data Centers – Infrastructure Of Tomorrow And Beyond

Industrial Automation In Data Centers – Infrastructure Of Tomorrow And Beyond

The dependence on data, computing power and connectivity is increasing exponentially at an unprecedented rate. We all rely on a data center somewhere and it needs to run efficiently. The approach to energy is becoming significantly more strategic to data centers and the enterprises they support. The same innovations being applied to the smart grid and to mission-critical industrial plants are find... »

Industrial Automation In Data Centers – Infrastructure Of Tomorrow And Beyond

Technology is the key to reducing fraud in the insurance sector

Fraud is rife in the insurance sector as a whole, from short- and long-term insurance to medical and health insurance. Fraudulent activities are perpetrated not only by clients, but internally as well, and the cost of such fraud runs into millions. Implementing effective technology solutions is key to reducing fraud and the associated costs, improving models for insurance brokers and enabling them... »

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 announced

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 announced

Paradox Interactive at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco revealed Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, a role-playing game (RPG) set in a Seattle faithfully reimagined in the World of Darkness. The game is currently in development and will launch on PC and consoles in 2020. Developed by Hardsuit Labs, Bloodlines 2 is the successor to the iconic RPG Vampire: The Masquerade &#... »

Disaster recovery is dead

Disaster recovery is dead

We live in fast times. So fast in fact that a recent Google study showed that over half of users will abandon a website if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load. Any online business knows if the website goes down, users will simply check out the competition and get the product/service they want elsewhere. This fast pace of business is exactly what is driving the revolution in IT architecture. Dis... »

digital transformation

From ​​operator to ​digital ​service ​​provider – ​Critical ​success ​f​actors for ​​successful​ ​transformation

Digital Transformation―we are all a part of it: governments, companies and consumers. But while some feel like they are on the back of a runaway train, others have taken control of their destinies. Manufacturers are using the Internet of Things (IoT) to enable predictive maintenance and servitisation business models. Retailers are generating 360-degree views of customers to forge agile, individual... »

Samsung plans to replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials

Samsung goes green with new packaging

Samsung Electronics has rvealed that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materia... »

BT becomes first global telco to receive domestic telecoms licences in China

BT becomes first global telco to receive domestic telecoms licences in China

BT (British Telecom) has announced that it has become the first international telecommunications company to receive nationwide licences from the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The two ‘value added licences’, China nationwide Domestic IP-VPN licence and China nationwide Internet Service Provider (ISP) licence, enable BT China Communications Limited to contract directly with ... »

financial crime trends

Discussing the top financial crime trends for 2019

The same concept holds true for cybercrime and the Financial Services industry. At the end of the day, regardless of who the ultimate victim of a cyberattack is, the end goal of most cyber events continues to be financial gain. Cybercriminals increasingly target online banking and mobile apps According to Fortinet’s Threat Landscape Report, over one-quarter of organisations experienced a mobile ma... »

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