Cloud Computing

Hennie Loubser (Africa) - Is Africa Ready for Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is fast becoming a universal trend - yet it might be a surprise as to what extent it is a reality in Africa. Hennie Loubser, Regional General Manager...


Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Hennie Loubser (Africa) - Who Will be the Next African BRIC(S) in the Wall?

The BRIC alliance welcomes South Africa as a fledingly nation. It might not be obvious on the surface as to why South Africa has joined the group.However, Hennie...


Business Management

Calum MacLeod (South Africa) - Security with a Smile: How IT is Implemented in South Africa

Regionally IT works very differently from place to place. Callum Macleod, EMEA Direcotr at Venafi, looks at how the cultural differences between South Africa and...



Franklin N. Nnebe - (Africa) Internet Infrastructure Trends in Africa

Africa has relied on mobile connectivity for internet information for several years. Franklin N. Nnebe, Managing Director of Nnebe Business Services Ltd, outlines...


Mobile Communications

Kui Kinyanjui (Africa) - Charting the Explosion of Africa's Mobile Phone Sector

Mobile phones have becoming increasingly popular in developing countries that do not have comprehensive internet networks. Kui Kinyanjui, Business Reporter at Business...


Master Data Management

Brandon Faber (Africa) - The Five Stages of Data Loss Grief: Formulate a Disaster Recovery Plan to Prevent Business Data Loss

An effective data backup plan does not just include your IT department. Brandon Faber, Marketing Manager for Cibecs, presents a 5-step prevention plan on dealing...



Callum Macleod (Africa) - Security Best Practices: Wise to Cut Spending in Poor Economic Conditions?

There is a risk that a cut in IT security spending will only leave the doors open to cyber crime. Callum Macleod, at Vanafi, argues that letting the cyber-guard...


Mobile Communications

David Willis (Africa) - How the African Mobile Revolution is Taking Training Online

In developing nations in Africa and elsewhere, mobile internet is enabling increased access to electronic learning. David Willis, Chief Technology Officer at ILX...


Cloud Computing

Brandon Faber (South Africa) - Cloud NEIN: Why enterprise CIOs do not want their data in the cloud

The arrival of Cloud computing has brought with it new opportunities, many of them offering cost-savings and convenience as an attractive benefit to businesses and...


Market Analysis

Harry Hare (Kenya) - My five predictions for 2011

Harry Hare's five predictions for IT in Africa in 2011


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