By Louis Koen Published 6 December 2018 Ethiopia was experiencing such a dreadful famine roughly three decades ago that the whole world came to their aid. The east African country overcame that part of their history and for the past 10 years have managed to maintain economic growth of around 8 – 10%. In comparison, South Africa announced GDP growth of 2.2% during the third quarter of 2018. And although it’s an improvement, let’s be honest, with second quarter figures being a lowly 0.4%, we don’t really have reason to celebrate. Add into the mix,
Microsoft the first to support FIDO2 security key Published on The Verge | By Tom Warren | @tomwarren Nov 20, 2018, 12:00pm EST Microsoft is making it easier and more secure to sign into a Microsoft Account today. The software giant is now supporting standards-based FIDO2 security key devices to allow anyone to sign into their Microsoft Account without a username or password. Microsoft is enabling the security key or Windows Hello support through its Edge browser, and it’s the first company to support password-less authentication using the FIDO2 WebAuthn and CTAP2 standards. If you have the
The SPAR Group LTD is using Office 365 and Azure. They have over 10 000 employees, are part of an international group and have been operating in South Africa since 1963. You’d expect that they’d have done their homework, ensuring they partner with the best to get the best business results. In the past, their scale would have meant that they can achieve so much more than any SMB. Microsoft Cloud has changed that completely though. Now any size business can get enterprise capabilities. The key to success for SMBs is choosing the right licensing
No need to worry about these 4 cloud concerns IT decision makers are faced with one of the most important projects of their career when they consider a move to the cloud. While there’s been a lot of hand-wringing about migrating to the cloud, the reality is that companies take various approaches to migration, and decision making about cloud services isn’t a onetime event. Some applications may make more sense in the cloud than others. Here’s a list of 4 concerns you might be worried about but actually don’t need to lose sleep over. Security
Retailers have huge amounts of data that can be mined to improved customer experiences through the development of applications. Here one of our clients, redPanda Software, explains how in practice South African retailers can personalize the brick-and-mortar shopping experience. This article was published on businesstech.co.za.