Open Source

Silicon Sky introduces marketplace for its VDC service

Silicon Sky adds a marketplace to its Virtual Data Centre service for tenants to discover and deploy validated third-party, open-source and first-party applications.

8 Apr

eBook: Six best practices for effective Linux security management

In some instances, Linux systems have been compromised and configured to distribute malware.


Fortinet’s Open Fabric Ecosystem helps customers achieve integrated security

With more than 400 technology integrations, Fortinet’s Open Fabric Ecosystem provides end-to-end visibility and protection across the entire digital infrastructure.


Huawei shrugs off Google’s absence on its smartphones

The Chinese telecoms giant’s native ecosystem, Huawei Mobile Services, more than fills the blacklisting-induced, Google-sized hole, as it closes in on Samsung.


Rocket MultiValue powers forward to simplify app development

Rocket MultiValue is an embedded database and application platform that combines traditional database management with a development platform that offers flexibility, innovation and performance.

17 Mar

Cloud-native app security provider Snyk debuts in SA

The company’s Cloud Native Application Security Platform s now officially available in SA.

17 Mar

Google to slash developer fees in app store

The Internet search giant will cut by half the service fees it charges developers on its apps store on the first $1 million they earn in a year. 

Mar 16, 2021

Businesses win with flexible biometric system architecture

In today’s data-rich market, system architecture not only has to be flexible, but it also needs to be exceptionally secure, says iiDENTIFii.

Mar 10, 2021

How to avoid the trap of cloud lock-in

Abstraction creates a software layer that connects different technology layers without making them dependent on each other.


The time for Kubernetes has arrived

It's in the space where workloads are moving to the cloud, where Kubernetes ensure accessibility and can support a distributed workforce, says Robert Graham, technical lead at Obsidian Systems.

Feb 26, 2021

Vodacom, Google give Limpopo villages free Android phones

The companies say closing the digital divide will economically empower many rural and low-income communities.

Feb 25, 2021

Standard Bank joins distributed ledger tech network

The bank establishes Africa’s first Hedera network node, which is set to soothe some of the sore points that have historically beset cross-border trade.