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BT, Symantec partner to provide endpoint security solution

13 Dec 2017Mark Hughes, BT security CEO.

The new Symantec endpoint protection solution will help safeguard BT business customers from security threats.

New online banking scam this festive season

13 Dec 2017Banking customers advised to be careful during the festive season.

The scam tricks customers to install "protective" software on their PC as the modus operandi to access the online banking profile.

Amazon brings AWS Direct Connect to SA

13 Dec 2017Users can connect to all AWS infrastructure regions around the world (except China) from locations in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The platform allows users to have connectivity to the Amazon Global Network, bypassing the public Internet.

Xiaomi smartphones to drop in SA

13 Dec 2017The Xiaomi Mi 6 smartphone will be available in SA on 14 December.

From 14 December, new smartphones from the Chinese brand will be available in SA through distributor Mobile in Africa.

Asher Bohbot returns to EOH

13 Dec 2017EOH founder and former CEO, Asher Bohbot.

The former CEO returns to the business on a full-time contract to focus on strategy and stakeholder management.

GirlCode to launch Digital Academy, incubator programme

12 Dec 2017Zandile Keebine, founder of GirlCode.

The organisation aims to empower 10 million females across Africa by 2030 through tech training, mentorship and networking initiatives.

Metrofile to acquire G4S Secure Data Solutions Kenya

12 Dec 2017South African records and information management firm Metrofile wants to buy G4S Secure Data Solutions Kenya for an estimated R281,4 million.

The maximum purchase consideration for the deal is R281,4 million, says the JSE-listed firm.

Mobile phone market remains flat

12 Dec 2017Many brands have looked to consolidate their market positions and implement leaner operating models in a bid to reduce costs, says IDC.

IDC expects the overall GCC mobile phone market to decline -4.3% year on year in 2018.

Teraco completes hyperscale data centre

12 Dec 2017Teraco's Bredell hyperscale data centre facility during construction.

The Bredell data centre has a capacity of over 24 megawatts and is the largest commercial data centre in operation in Africa.

Parly committee welcomes SASSA-SAPO resolution

12 Dec 2017The post office has received the green light to administer SASSA payments.

Scopa commends the social security agency and post office for reaching a deal that will ensure transition towards a new payments model for government social grants.

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