Adoption of Internet Protocol-based video applications is on the rise in corporate SA, putting pressure on corporate IT infrastructures.
South African ICT infrastructure companies are ramping up investment to cater for the increasing pressure that video is putting on data centres and networks.
Video is slowly starting to find its way into the South African customer service environment, reflecting an international trend.
South African companies are in a strong position to capitalise on the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things brings with it complex privacy and security risks.
The battle to control the Internet of Things ecosystem has just started in earnest.
South African SMEs are embracing cloud computing, many of them starting with simpler online consumer services like Dropbox.
SMEs look to technology to improve efficiencies, save money and optimise processes.
SMEs look for business efficiencies from IT.
A wave of innovation in mobile payments looks set to reshape the mobile apps market in SA.
Old enterprise storage paradigms are giving way to cloud services and converged systems.
Allowing end-users to bring their own productivity tools to work can benefit the business, but the risks need to be tightly managed.