Open Source

Open source licensing violations can spell trouble

A large number of companies using open source software are in violation of their licence conditions, the latest OSSRA report reveals.

7 Jun

Five steps to make your business cloud agnostic

Ditching flashy extras and choosing open source containers are two of the ways to avoid cloud lock-in, says Peter Scheffel, chief digital officer of BBD.

5 Jun

University of Pretoria employs Watson-powered robotic librarian

The varsity deploys the first client service robot known to be in use in any university library in Africa.


Arcserve enables system, application availability

Arcserve Replication and High Availability provides continuous data protection for on-premises, remote and cloud workloads.


Global Digital Transformation, Cloudify ink partnership deal

The digital transformation company enters into a networking and cloud orchestration partnership with Cloudify.


Obsidian wins global Appfire award

Johannesburg-based Obsidian Systems wins a global reseller award for its efforts in growing local demand for Atlassian's Appfire apps.


GitHub enables open source developers to be rewarded

GitHub launches a programme that starts to fix the moral issue of multibillion-dollar businesses running on the back of freely available code.


Open source and enterprise software unite

The correct architecture is to find a healthy balance between the two, which accommodates the existing investment into open source technology, says Micro Focus.

24 May

Huawei SA says local users unaffected by US ban

The Chinese telecoms giant says its devices in South Africans’ hands are completely unaffected by what is happening in the US, after Huawei was added to a US trade blacklist.


Google just shot Android in the head

Forget the headlines, it's not about Huawei. There is no coming back from the Huawei, Google, Android saga.


Huawei underplays its Chinese government ties

Google revoking Huawei's Android licence is a dramatic move, sparking much speculation, but is it unfair?