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July 29 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Tue Jul 29 2014, 07:56:20

In 1996, Isaac co-founded the former Business Connection, a computer reseller focused on Government and parastatals with his twin brother, Benjamin, which subsequently merged with Seattle Solutions in 2001. In 2004, the company merged with Comparex Africa and he was appointed as Group Executive: Client Engagement - Public Sector. His strong leadership quality saw Isaac

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Jul 29 2014, 07:11:38

Consumers are faced with numerous online shopping destinations that sell a wide range of products including: electronic gadgets, books, entertainment, clothing, shoes and accessories. According to online retailer, Madichaba, studies show that South Africans are not averse to eCommerce and the numbers of people shopping online increase annually. It is with this growing trend and

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From IT News Africa news alert Tue Jul 29 2014, 01:00:12

Back in 2009, Gartner predicted there would be 49 million VDI users by the end of 2013. From what we've noticed at Tintri, VDI deployments are constantly on the rise as more customers recognise the advantages of VDI every day. The advantages of VDI are clear - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) promises much for organisations

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July 28 2014

From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:47:26

There's an old axiom that suggests you should always be aware of your surroundings. It's good advice that can be applied to every aspect of your life - including your business. Let's say you have the opportunity to open up a coffee shop in a brand new shopping mall. The shopping mall is positioned in

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:14:15

The number of cyber threats are growing, but most enterprises still feel unprepared to deal with them. The answer lies in expert assistance and formalised plans, says Networks Unlimited. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director of Arbor Networks distributor Networks Unlimited, says while downtime or data breaches could literally cripple an enterprise, the majority of organisations are

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 09:25:21

Music is an integral part of life. Not only do we listen to it during our personal time, but we also tend to listen to it during our commute to work, while at work and whenever the need arises. With music playing a huge part in our lives, we have decided to put together a

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 08:51:07

Tech savvy individuals have turned to social media websites like Facebook and Twitter in order to access news that is not censored or governed in any way. Individuals also utilise the service in order to bypass mainstream media which includes: television, radio and newspapers. This is according to a report jointly published by the Media

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 05:29:20

SureSwipe has launched SureSwipe Move - the first Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution in South Africa, according to the company, to achieve Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) certification from the PCI Security Standards Council. According to the company, this means that SureSwipe Move's devices, applications and processes comply with the Standards governing the encryption of card

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 04:31:43

Airtel Nigeria and Kirusa have announced the launch of Celebrity Connect, a mobile service that attempts to connect Nigerians with celebrities and famous personalities. According to the company, the service enables fans to reach out and connect with their favourite celebs. Top celebrities like Ace Comedian, AY, Nollywood stars Mike Ezuruonye and Kate Henshaw, actress,

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From IT News Africa news alert Mon Jul 28 2014, 03:31:18

Nigerian security forces have allegedly arrested a suspected internet fraudster. The fraudster has been accused of stealing $6 million from people who thought were paying fees to apply for government jobs. This is according to According to Emmanuel Okeh, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, said: "The suspect Michael Ogun, is accused of using

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