South Africa’s IT market swings to growth in 2021
The country’s information technology market is set for the sharpest growth in the Middle East and Africa region following a subdued 2020, says IDC.
Combined Rubrik, IDC report addresses data sprawl
Many organisations struggle to manage and secure their data as they adopt cloud strategies, which contributes to the data fragmentation problem.
Arcserve unveils Unified Data Protection 8.0
The solution defends organisations’ entire infrastructure from accidental data loss and ransomware.
White paper: Digital business models and the role of cloud
The global pandemic revealed organisations that were early adopters of cloud, digital and collaborative tech were better positioned for crisis recovery.
SA’s thriving data centre industry leads to widening skills gap
The growing local data centre industry fuels demand for cloud skills, resulting in increasing desperation to fill the widening skills gap, say analysts.
IDC sees strong cloud growth in META region
The shift from physical to digital – driven by cloud – is one of the few positives from the pandemic, says IDC.
Samsung debuts ‘next-level’ AI bots at CES
At CES 2021, Samsung Electronics showcased the role AI is capable of playing in a user’s home.
Middle East, Africa wearables market rebounds
The easing of supply disruptions helps the Middle East and Africa wearables market to rebound in Q3 2020, recording a year-on-year unit growth of 15.8%.
COVID-19, economic uncertainty hit SA smartphone market
Smartphone shipments to SA suffered a double-digit decline during the third quarter of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic eroded economic gains, says IDC.
Dell releases data protection, cyber security solutions
Dell is simplifying its portfolio and expanding its capabilities to protect both existing and new workload requirements.
COVID-19 driving rapid growth in CPaaS market
There has been a surge in demand for communications platform as a service, with the global CPaaS market projected to reach US$17.2 billion in 2023.