First Technology completes multi cloud strategy with First Horizon

More South African organisations than ever before are moving to the cloud as they accelerate their digital transformation strategies – and they are looking for a trusted advisor and partner to help them do it right. First Horizon, a new operating company within the...

PORT Designs launch their first SAFFA backpack!

Being a world leader in luggage and accessory technology products, PORT Designs is known world-wide for their innovative yet affordable range of backpacks, trolleys, tablet, and laptop cases – as well as a wide variety of accessories that will certainly meet any...

SMEs rise to the security challenge

Security teams in small and midsize businesses are doing a better job in enabling the mission of their organisations. With fewer resources, 44% of SMEs say their security teams are keeping pace with the changing needs and growth of the business, compared with 42% of...

Hyperscaler cloud cost and resource optimisation with Spot by NetApp

I am very excited about Spot by NetApp. It brings a whole new partner and customer landscape to our brands in Southern Africa and the territories throughout the rest of Africa where CoCre8 transact with our reseller partner base. By Phil Bradley, NetApp Business Unit...

Edge data centres are all about location, speed and connectivity

Data centre operators need more storage, computing power and higher bandwidth to connect more devices. On top of these needs, they have a requirement to reduce the time it takes to get data to and from their customers. This is according to ProLabs, a global leader in...

AMD moves high performance computing beyond exascale

AMD has demonstrated momentum for its AMD EPYC processors and AMD Instinct accelerators across the High Performance Computing (HPC) industry. The company has also outlined updates to the ROCm open software platform and introduced the AMD Instinct Education and...

Software developers and ISVs embrace the cloud

A great partnership between Intercept and First Distribution supports Software Development Houses and Independent Software Vendors (ISV) in embracing the cloud. This partnership enables software developers across pan-Africa to leverage the benefits of First...

Get your workspace post-Covid ready

As we move into a new era, and people slowly return to the office, organisations are questioning traditional ideas on how work should be done, the role of the office and what the workspace should look like. Global real estate company JLL’s 2021 Top 10 Global CRE...

Complex issues arise in limiting the rights of the non-vaccinated

The South African government may introduce “vaccine passports”, following moves by authorities in other jurisdictions, and the limitation of constitutional rights is arguably justifiable. By  Dario Milo, Lavanya Pillay and Bernadette Lotter from Webber Wentzel On...

Honing your skills in a changing printer and peripherals market

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals market continues to expand. According to a new report from research giant IDC, the marketplace has grown for a fourth quarter in a row (in the second quarter of 2021), indicating 13.4% year-on-year growth and reaching nearly 22.9...

Top work from home tips

While many technology brands talk about being a good fit for work from home, HP Africa, led by its vice-president and MD Bradley Pulford, has been very much ‘walking the walk’ in the booming remote work market. Pulford took up his role in December 2020 just as the...