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MotoGp 19

Become a legend with new Historical Challenges in MotoGP 19

With a touching new trailer, Milestone presented the new Historical Challenges mode for MotoGP 19, where players can revive some of the most thrilling challengesof the MotoGP history. The Historical Challenges mode is a real dive into the history of MotoGP, where players will have more than 50 legendary riders and 35 official bikes of 500cc and MotoGP categories, all perfectly recreated in any det... »

ransomware

Kaspersky Lab uncovers critical vulnerability in Windows OS

Kaspersky Lab’s automated technologies have detected a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. It was exploited by an unidentified criminal group in an attempt to gain full control over a targeted device. The attack was aimed at the core of the system – its kernel – through a backdoor constructed from an essential element of Windows OS. Backdoors are an extremely dangerous type of m... »

Artificial intelligence

Bringing AI to the Data Center

It’s time to bring AI to the Data Center. SA Businesses especially those involved in Data Center management should start adopting and embracing AI now if they still want to continue to be relevant. Jim Holland, Country Manager for Data Center Group, Lenovo Southern Africa, explains the importance and benefits bringing AI to the Data Center. Artificial intelligence (AI) is front and center for many... »

Chris Buchanan, Client Solutions Director at Dell EMC South Africa

Changing workplaces: From sustenance to collaboration

Business cafeterias are always a welcome sight. They usually offer a variety of food, beverage choices and a chance to get away from your desk. The word was coined at the dawn of the 1900s by US entrepreneur John Kruger, who used the Spanish phrase for ‘coffee house’ and inspired by Swedish ‘smörgåsbord’ buffet meals. Eventually, the cafeteria would evolve into a variety of different formats, incl... »

epic ERP encourages industries to embrace disruptive technology

epic ERP encourages industries to embrace disruptive technology

epic ERP, a Southern African distributor for Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, hosted the Epicor Customer Summit 2019 where the highlight of the day was intense debate on how digital technology trends and relating disruptive technologies are in the space now to make or break business. In South Africa, manufacturing o... »

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... »

Cyberattack

This is why Cybersecurity is vital to business strategies in 2019

Relentless cyber criminals are becoming smarter and more resourceful by the day. 2018 taught us many lessons and one of them is that companies cannot afford to develop business strategies without cybersecurity being at the heart of it. Many companies that became victims of cyber-attacks witnessed first-hand how difficult, time-consuming and expensive it is to recover from, if at all. Cybersecurity... »

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... »

CIO

By 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as Chief HR Officers

In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers (CHROs). “A lot of CIOs have realised that culture can be an accelerator of digital transformation and that they have the means to... »

Cryptocurrency

One-in-ten people now use cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency, often associated with ‘geeks’ or those looking to raise cash quickly, has turned into a popular payment method. According to a recent report from Kaspersky Lab, one-in-ten people (13%) have now used it to make a purchase. However, cybercriminals are also embracing this trend by targeting cryptocurrency exchanges and modifying old threats to attack investors. This is leaving people ... »

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