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  • You’re on the HCI journey: now what?

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 15:24 pm

    Alan Browning outlines what hyper-converged infrastructure is, and how companies that have started the journey can proceed to the next step. A subset of the complete software-defined data centre, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is becoming more mainstream, with its major advantage[…]

  • Research points to North Korean nuclear testing

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 09:19 am

    North Korea has recently initiated testing at one of its nuclear reactor sites in Yongbyon, according to a new report from Jane’s by IHS Markit. The report, which first appeared in Jane’s Intelligence Review, analyses a range of commercially available[…]

  • Cloud services drive Tata brand value

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 09:17 am

    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the star of the IT Services sector this year, adding $1,3billion of value to its brand, which is now worth $10,4-billion. TCS’s growth contrasts with stagnation in the sector, which saw the combined value of[…]

  • Malware targets chip and PIN-protected cards

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 09:00 am

    The group behind the Prilex point-of-sale malware can now turn stolen credit card data into functional plastic cards. This is the word from Kaspersky Lab researchers, who reveal that the evolved threat, which currently operates in Latin America is notable[…]

  • Business commits to youth employment

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 08:58 am

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the commitment of the private sector to work with government under the aegis of the soon-to-be-launched Youth Employment Service (YES) to empower 1-million young people to become economically active over the next three years. Ramaphosa[…]

  • FirstRand eyes digital insurance solutions

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 08:38 am

    FirstRand has been awarded a short-term insurance licence by the Financial Services Board (FSB), three years after acquiring its long-term insurance licence. The licence will enable FNB to become a complete insurer, with the ability to underwrite short and long-term[…]

  • Blockchain aggregator from Modex

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 08:36 am

    Modex has launched its first fully functional product alpha, bringing to the market what it is calling an app store for blockchain. Modex’s Smart Contract Marketplace aims to tackle the ‘last mile’ adoption problem that will bring blockchain technology into[…]

  • Avaya adds team collaboration to UC

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 08:35 am

    Avaya Holdings has added cloud-based team collaboration to the Avaya Equinox Experience, the company’s signature unified communications and collaboration user interface and cloud service. The Avaya Equinox Experience leapfrogs other vendors’ offerings by delivering deep level of integration between unified[…]

  • Capitalising on African insurance opportunities

    IT-Online Mar 19, 2018 | 08:32 am

    Consolidation is taking place in the East African insurance market due to rising capital requirements and mergers with international firms that want to gain a foothold in the region. Ashok Shah, Group CEO of APA Apollo examines the opportunities this[…]