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Networks Unlimited Africa expert on how to stay safe for Black Friday

It’s around the corner and South African consumers are frantically making their wish lists – another Black Friday, when, for once, the rule that says, ‘if it looks too good to be true, it probably is’ just might not hold.  Black Friday, after all, represents the silliest day of shopping’s end-of-year ‘silly season’. At the […]


IT security is broken: Six ways partners can help fix it

It would seem that IT security has reached an interesting crossroads and, despite a proliferation of investment, only a quarter of business leaders across the region are confident in their current cybersecurity, according to a VMware and Forbes Insights study. Ian Jansen van Rensburg, Senior Systems Engineer and Lead Technologist at VMware looks at how […]


What does the future look like with Robotic Process Automation?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is not about industrial automation alone, it is about eliminating repetitive, onerous tasks to enable employees to focus on more valuable business activities that require true, human intervention. Bradley McCulloch, Business Head for IBM at Axiz, a South African value-added distributor, says this can be described as an augmented workplace or […]


Phishing season is around the corner – don’t take the bait

The season for serious shopping is almost upon us – and with it comes the problems of phishing and fraud. As the annual holiday and related shopping season begins, Marcel Fouché, Networking and Storage General Manager at value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa, a channel partner of F5 in sub-Saharan Africa, organisations are advised to remind […]


Ergotron and Oracle experts on how technology can contribute to efficiency in the workplace

According to new research by ServiceNow, an effective way to build an engaged and productive workforce is giving employees a better employee service experience during big moments and even small ones in between. With this in mind, two leading experts have told Intelligent Tech Channels how technology contributes to efficiency in the workplace and create a […]


Why FTTO networks are driving sustainability and transformation

With Digital Transformation increasingly becoming mainstream, Arafat Yousef, Managing Director – Middle East and Africa, Nexans Cabling Solutions, draws attention to how FTTO network architectures are better suited for scale, agility and for varied use cases. With the arrival of 5G, Smart Cities and connected cars – large scale, intelligent networks promise to dominate country, […]


How can vendors and end-users get the best out of their partnerships?

One of the challenges that modern CISOs face is knowing where to channel investment. And given that are many vendors, often offering similar services, choosing a provider or product can be difficult. A good vendor-end-user relationship based on trust and long-term partnerships is crucial. We asked three industry experts how vendors and end-users can get […]


Customer success is ‘the formula for exponential growth’

In the era of Digital Transformation and the subscription economy, Michelle Bisset, Vice President, Customers for Life at Sage Africa & Middle East, says that technology companies can only succeed when their customers do. The rapid shift towards cloud computing and software as-a-service purchasing models is freeing technology buyers from vendor lock-in, upfront payments, long […]


Africa’s digital hospitality transforms the guest experience

As hospitality providers across the globe embrace Digital Transformation, the question arises; what do intelligent hotels offer? From guestroom automation to location-based interactions, mobile engagement, hyper personalisation, APIs and integration – the goal is excellent customer service. But is Africa ready for the ‘Digital Hotel’? EOH Infor Services recently launched the Infor Hospitality suite of […]


Finesse COO Sunil Paul on the future of predictive analytics for deeper insights

Sunil Paul, Co-Founder and COO of Finesse, a Global Digital Transformation Company, which provides Analytics and BI Solutions to organisations across industries, talks about the potential for predictive analytics to produce deeper insights to drive specific business outcomes. Can present and past experiences provide a window into the future? It is an open debate on […]


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