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Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


CX disconnect in an ‘experience economy’ is putting businesses at risk

Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has revealed the findings of its annual CX Benchmarking Report. It urges organisations to address a ‘customer experience disconnect’ that could lose them business or even jeopardise their chances of survival in competitive markets where consumer loyalty can no longer […]


Cyberscam warning issued to shoppers ahead of Black Friday

South Africans are preparing to once again embrace ‘Black Friday; where retailers offer massive discounts for both online as well as bricks-and-mortar shoppers. However, consumers are being warned because, in the same way that scammers come out to try and relieve people of their money in the physical world, the beginning of the November/December retail […]


Pinnacle reveals results of Huawei global survey of the AMI market

Pinnacle, a leading South African ICT distributor has revealed the results of research conducted on behalf of Huawei Technologies into the global Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market. Fred Saayman, Pinnacle’s Huawei Business Unit: Executive, says the report, compiled by Navigant Consulting on behalf of Huawei Technologies, is a detailed expose of the global AMI market […]


Rapid adoption of public cloud opens ‘cybersecurity gap’

A majority of European and Middle East cybersecurity professionals at organisations using DevOps practices in the public cloud believe that their organisations are trading speed for security. That’s according to a newly published cloud security study commissioned by Palo Alto Networks, a global security leader, in which 72% of cybersecurity professionals indicated that the speed […]


Thomson Reuters MENA survey reveals challenges from third party risk data, sources

Thomson Reuters, world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets, released a global survey on the Cost of Financial Crime featuring new findings in the Middle East and North Africa region. The survey revealed that globally, 47% had been a victim of at least one form of financial crime within their global operations […]


Information technology ranked UAE’s tenth fastest growing industry by LinkedIn

LinkedIn the world’s leading professional network with more than 560 million members, released data about the UAE’s fastest growing industries over the past 15 years, with retail and hospitality industries taking the top spots. The data comes as the company celebrates its 15-year anniversary since its inception. The networking giant released data about the UAE’s […]


IT transformed biz reallocate 17% more IT budget towards innovation, Dell EMC

Dell EMC announced results of new research conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group into the benefits of IT transformation which validates that IT transformation can result in bottom-line benefits that drive business differentiation, innovation and growth. Today’s business landscape is rife with disruption, much of it driven by organisations using technology in new or innovative ways. […]


3D-printer market up +14% YOY with industrial printer shipments up +39%, Context

The global 3D-printer market continued its upward trajectory in Q4 2017 with more than 132K units shipped over the quarter, 14% more than in the same period a year ago. Shipments of Industrial 3D printers were up by 39% mostly thanks to newcomers in the polymer segment, including HP and Carbon. However, the continued strength […]


Digital transformation driving adoption of cloud, IT optimisation, F5 Networks

With digital transformation reshaping the modern enterprise, applications represent a new class of assets and an important source of differentiation. The digital economy requires that applications be delivered with speed, scale, and agility, which is why more and more organisations are turning to the cloud. This explosive growth of apps hosted in the cloud creates […]


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