More locals take to Cisco Webex for remote working

The networking giant sees a 30% to 40% increase in the use of its video-conferencing solution locally, as more firms opt for remote working policies.


Zoom buys cloud contact centre firm Five9 for $14.7bn

The acquisition is expected to enhance Zoom’s enterprise presence and accelerate its growth by adding the $24 billion contact centre market.

Jun 8, 2021

Apple takes on rivals Zoom, Microsoft with iOS video updates

The American multinational tech giant announces major FaceTime upgrades on its iOS 15, as competition within the video-conferencing market intensifies.

May 11, 2021

Should you ditch your business phone for Zoom or Teams?

Finding the combination of solutions that suit the specific needs of your business is invaluable and will help you to manage expenses in the current financial landscape, says Nic Laschinger, CTO at Euphoria Telecom.

May 7, 2021

African YouTube comedy shot entirely on Zoom

The series hopes to draw more attention to renewable energy usage on the continent.

Apr 26, 2021

US-based payroll solutions provider Deel sets up shop in SA

The company expands into SA, providing its platform for payroll, compliance tools and other services to help businesses do all these functions in a seamless way.

Apr 7, 2021

Zoom, Microsoft, Amazon most impersonated in phishing scams

The three companies were the most commonly impersonated organisations in phishing attacks in 2020, according to security firm Atlas VPN.

Mar 26, 2021

The workforce is zoomed out, survey shows

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, research shows the remote working phenomenon has led to the rise of video-conferencing anxiety among employees.

Feb 19, 2021

‘Zoom fatigue’ takes hold as video-conferencing novelty wears off

Data shows that many in the local remote workforce are experiencing video-conferencing fatigue as online communication platforms become part of everyday life.


Members of Parliament to Zoom in for SONA 2021

As Parliament prepares for its first hybrid State of the Nation Address, acting secretary Baby Tyawa heralds this as the way of the future for the legislative body.

Feb 4, 2021

Threats disguised as online learning platforms surge

Almost all the threats encountered were made up of riskware and adware, says Kaspersky.

Jan 26, 2021

Global app downloads breached 200bn in 2020

2020 saw a record number of downloaded mobile apps globally, with demand expected to accelerate in 2021, says the App Annie State of Mobile report.

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