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Opinion Piece: Enterprise Supplier Development is critical to sustainable economic growth and transformation

By Staff Writer 30 October 2013

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The National Development Plan (NDP) aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030. The vision of the NDP is to create long-term growth and sustainability for South Africa, and in order to meet the 2030 deadline, the transformation begun by Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) needs to be taken to the next level. While state-owned entities have been mandated supplier development and localisation, in other words keeping skills and money within local communities, government and government-operated businesses cannot be expected to transform the country on their own. Corporate South Africa plays a critical role in transformation, and initiatives such as Enterprise Supplier Development (ESD) are key in driving sustainable and commercially viable local development. FULL STORY >


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Cybersecurity: The Pivotal Role of Communications Networks

By Staff Writer 29 October 2013

In today’s world, we have so many device options – smartphones, tablets and laptops – to stay connected to either the office or manage our personal lives. For consumers, many use their mobile devices to manage everything from... FULL STORY >

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WD introduces new ultra-compact network storage plus servers

By Staff Writer 29 October 2013

WD Sentinel DS5100 and DS6100 Provide Small Businesses with an Intel-based Windows Server, Pre-populated with WD Enterprise-Class Hard Drives at an Affordable Price. FULL STORY >

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Fortinet unveils the fastest data centre firewall appliance in the world

By Staff Writer 25 October 2013

New FortiGate-3700D is the first to use latest FortiASIC Network Processor Technology to deliver breakthrough IPv4 to IPv6 firewall performance parity FULL STORY >

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Choosing the right platform for your mobile application

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

The proliferation of mobile devices, specifically smartphones and the increased number of tasks users are relegating to their mobile device is a matter of fact. FULL STORY >

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To app or not to app

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

With an award winning banking app, FNB has clearly cracked the art of apps, so TechSmart Business got together with Farren Roper, head of FNB Connect ISP and Business Operations, for insight into getting app developement right. FULL STORY >

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Imagecare: Maintaining your image

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

Imagecare, one of the larger sales and maintenance companies for document scanning technology in South Africa, had its start some 10 years ago as a pure document scanner maintenance service provider. In that time the company has evolved into a full service... FULL STORY >

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Storage is changing

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

TechSmart Business recently travelled to Istanbul, Turkey, to attend Western Digital’s (WD) Executive Summit. It was here where the company asserted that the rise of SSD and cloud-based storage solutions does not translate into the writing on the wall for conventional... FULL STORY >

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SSD vs HDD do you need one?

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

We love our media. So much in fact, we couldbe called hoarders, finding it almost impossible to delete anything once it is safely tucked away on a drive. You can therefore imagine our chagrin when, somehow, the TB drive fell and all the data was gone. FULL STORY >

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Managing the messaging platform migration lifecycle

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

The mere thought of a messaging platform migration has sent many operational managers and IT administrators running for the hills. Messaging is the lifeblood of the organisation and in the past; it impacted every corner of the business and was... FULL STORY >

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Six steps to taking the complexity out of moving to the cloud

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

We have, and probably will continue to, speak at length about the cloud. Pros, cons, strengths and weaknesses, the debate still rages. That said, the actual process of moving to this ethereal real estate could prove to be... FULL STORY >

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The importance of backup and recovery for mid-sized businesses

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

One aspect that is often overlooked that can bring a business to its knees, irrespective of its past and current successes, is the lack of a robust backup and recovery strategy. FULL STORY >

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Doing it right –Cloud computing

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

If you were to ask a roomful of IT professionals what the cloud is, and whether businesses should move some (or all) of their processes to the cloud – you are likely to get a diverse range of answers. For me, cloud computing is simply using files,... FULL STORY >

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BlackBerry: How to successfully manage the BYOD trend

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

Everyone understands that the phenomenon is here to stay, but not that many appreciate how difficult it is to control. FULL STORY >

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Total peace of mind

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

In a nutshell, ESET provides security software for enterprises and consumers. The products on offer rank among the world’s most advanced security solutions, proven by multiple prestigious awards. ESET NOD32 Antivirus consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types... FULL STORY >

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BluWave: Simple, affordable, CRM

By Staff Writer 24 October 2013

BluWave Software was started some 24 years ago and evolving into the company it is today has taken dedication and staying power. From starting out with a simple DOS product, it has grown into a leading developer with a new generation cloudbased customer... FULL STORY >

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