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Paula Gilbert

Paula Gilbert is ITWeb telecoms editor.

Mobilise resources to fight virtual war

24 May 2017] Citrix CEO Kirill Tatarinov.

The world is under severe virtual attack, says Citrix president and CEO Kirill Tatarinov.

Citrix creates Consulting Security Practice

24 May 2017Citrix president and CEO Kirill Tatarinov.

The group's new consulting service aims to address the shortage of expertise in the cyber security domain.

Altron dreams of African expansion

19 May 2017Altron CEO Mteto Nyati.

New CEO Mteto Nyati has a vision for the company outside of SA's borders, but says this will only be possible through a strong local base.

New security technologies call for user, business involvement

19 May 2017

To make security solutions effective, practitioners are increasingly required to rely on users, says Raymond du Plessis of Mobius Consulting.

Vodacom bets on financial services

18 May 2017Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub.

The telco believes its planned acquisition of a 35% stake in Safaricom will make it "a formidable player in financial services across the continent".

SA needs cyber security talent pipeline

18 May 2017CSIR's Joey Jansen van Vuuren says SA needs to strengthen its pipeline of cyber talent.

The CSIR's Joey Jansen van Vuuren says capability and capacity-building for cyber security in SA won't be possible without skills development.

YeboYethu profit boosted by Vodacom earnings growth

17 May 2017YeboYethu declared a gross dividend of 112cps, to be paid on 12 June.

Vodacom's BEE empowerment scheme saw net profit for the past financial year grow by almost 108% to R289.7 million.

Vodacom sees more acquisition opportunities in Africa

16 May 2017Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub.

The telco says it could be open to more acquisitions on the continent once it has concluded its plans to acquire a 35% stake in Kenya's Safaricom.

Customer growth boosts Vodacom revenue

15 May 2017Vodacom added three million customers in SA during the year ended 31 March.

Revenue grew to R81 billion as the mobile operator added 5.5 million new customers across its five African operations, with three million of those in SA.

Vodacom to acquire Safaricom stake for R35bn

15 May 2017Vodacom group CEO Shameel Joosub.

The SA-based telecoms operator will acquire a 35% strategic stake from Vodafone in exchange for 226.8 million new Vodacom ordinary shares.

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