Sibos to Africa 2019

The payments landscape is undergoing tremendous changes around – and more particularly in Africa. Kathy Gibson attended  Sibos to Africa 2019 in Midrand to find out what’s driving innovation in the industry.   Hyperconnectivity to drive payments in...

Nutanix .Next on Tour

Nutanix has grown quickly over the last 10 years to become one of the world’s leading hyperconvergence and multi-cloud solution providers. South African customers and partners got the opportunity to hear more about the world of hybrid cloud and multi-cloud at the...

AfricaCom 2019

AfricaCom is the biggest gathering on the continent for telecommunications vendors and customers. The 2019 meeting, held last week in Cape Town, focused on 5G, spectrum and value-added services. Kathy Gibson reports   The path to a connected Africa For Africa to...

Fujitsu Forum 2019

Fujitsu is transforming itself from a pure infrastructure provider to a services-led organisation. Key to the new direction is an increased focus on artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 5G and cloud computing. Kathy Gibson got all the details at Fujitsu Forum...

VMWorld 2019

All the news from VMWorld 2019 in Barcelona.   VMware updates its portfolio As expected, VMware is announcing a slew of new solutions, innovations and partnerships at its flagship EMEA conference and expo aimed at reinforcing its vision of a software architecture...

Singularity University Summit

Exponential change will have a dramatic effect on our lives. Singularity University held its annual summit in Kyalami, with exponential technology advances at the centre of the agenda. Kathy Gibson reports   How exponential technology will change the world An...

SAP TechEd: what you need to know

SAP is changing its culture and helping its customers make the most of the new digital world. Kathy Gibson attended SAP TechEd in Barcelona to get the details.   Business success derives from analytics, insights Insight-driven business are more successful, which...

Gartner IT Symposium | Xpo 2019

The first leg of the Gartner IT Symposium | Xpo world tour was held in Cape Town this week (15 to 18 September 2019). Kathy Gibson was on hand to report on all the new research and trends: Now for the next 50 years of connectivity … Connectivity has driven a...

Help the everything customer to find techquilibrium

By Kathy Gibson – Techquilibrium – the balance between traditional and digital business – is the goal for organisations seeking to survive and thrive in the digital world. Change is constant, and no company or industry has the luxury of standing still anymore....

World Economic Forum on Africa: all the news

The World Economic Forum on Africa was held in Cape Town from 3 – 5 September 2019. The meeting focused on how Africa should respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution to avoid being left behind; and the opportunities and challenges presented by the...

World Economic Forum for Africa: it’s a wrap

With violence against women top of the South African mind this week, it’s appropriate that one of the initiatives adopted by the World Economic Forum on Africa tackles this issue. By Kathy Gibson Borge Bunde, president of the World Economic Forum, told attendees at...

Report-back: Dell Technologies Forum

The era of cloud-to-core-to-edge has arrived. To stay competitive in the digital age, organisations must modernise their compute, infrastructure and application environments. Kathy Gibson found out more at the Dell Technologies Forum.   The time to make the...