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African leaders must take computing to the edge

In the edge computing era, Africa’s political leaders have the power to redefine the future of business on the continent, said industry experts at Schneider Electric’s conference.

4:40

Western Cape becoming a WiFi hotspot

The provincial government plans to add 321 public WiFi zones over the next financial year, as it looks to improve universal Internet access in the province.

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Sep 4, 2019

Tablet popularity fades in MEA region

The region’s PC market, made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 9.1% in Q2 2019, says IDC.

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A third of SA’s IOT projects will fail to deliver ROI

While Internet of things adoption in SA is expected to accelerate, over 30% of implemented projects will fail to deliver value, says IDC’s Kieran Frost.

2:50
Aug 13, 2019

Global spend on blockchain solutions balloons

International spend on blockchain solutions is expected to reach R41 billion by the end of the year, driven by banks, says IDC.

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SA’s IOT spend to reach R28bn this year

IDC’s forecast comes as analysts predict huge spend by companies as they are missing several layers in their IOT solutions.

7:30
Jul 23, 2019

Oracle SA bets on Autonomous Database

The company is pinning its hopes on its database platform to take on the likes of Microsoft and AWS in the highly competitive cloud computing market.

4:20
Jul 19, 2019

AI has arrived – and businesses should take advantage

With AI set to transform the way businesses operate, you can't afford to be left behind, says Jon Tullett, senior research manager for cloud/IT services, IDC.

2:30
Jul 2, 2019

Ability to rapidly launch new products and services ranks high as a cloud benefit

As companies look to move more applications to the cloud, they express their belief in cloud as their long-term backup solution for data.

3:20
Jun 28, 2019

SURVEY: Compliance, security main barriers to cloud adoption

As companies look to move more applications to the cloud, they express concern around security, costs and compliance requirements.

4:00
Jun 13, 2019

Tough economy hurts Africa’s Q1 smartphone shipments

Macro-economic challenges caused a 7.1% decline in Africa's smartphone market in Q1, says IDC.

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May 30, 2019

White paper: SAP HANA-IBM Power Systems: who benefits?

IDC says there are four types of businesses that can benefit from running SAP HANA or S/4HANA on IBM Power Systems.

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