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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 […]


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 IB, at South African ICT distributor, Axiz, says organisations of every type are harnessing the power of technology […]


Use WDM to maximise infrastructure for 5G success

With new technologies regularly being rolled out for 5G – the fifth generation of mobile networks – operators can maximise their existing infrastructure to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing (WDM). This is according to ProLabs, a global leader in optical networking infrastructure, as telecom providers continue to prepare their networks globally for the […]


How connectivity drives business growth in a changing landscape

Digital Transformation is forcing companies to change their business models and adapt to the new market reality. However, the good news is that in 2019, high-speed Internet connectivity is relatively cheap and freely accessible to all. Shelley Brown, Channel Sales Manager at Itec SA, looks at how companies are reaping the benefits. If you’re not […]


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 […]


Citrix expert draws attention to data security issues the channel should be aware of

In the current data economy, organisations need to reevaluate the state of their information security processes, tools and roles, according to Taj El-Khayat, Regional Director MENA, Citrix. He believes enterprises in the Middle East should be taking a closer look at their information security processes to remain competitive in the channel. In an age when […]


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