Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks

By Staff Writer 18 August 2015

Access to clean water is a basic human right, and while Government strives to provide access for all, the reality is that South Africa (SA) is currently facing a potential water crisis. FULL STORY >


Is big data suitable for small enterprises?

By Staff Writer 6 August 2015

Starting and continuing to run a successful business has always been a difficult task for any entrepreneur. FULL STORY >


Big data & the mobile world

By Staff Writer 23 July 2015

Exponential growth of data created a new buzz in recent years, coined "Big Data." Humans have produced more data in the last couple years more than any other time in the history of mankind – a volume that is expected to multiply in ways we can only imagine. FULL STORY >


Microsoft Big Data Art Exhibition now on show in Sandton City

By Staff Writer 19 June 2015

Officially unveiled last night, and on show for the next two weeks in Sandton City, Microsoft commissioned six local artists to showcase their interpretation of Big Data. FULL STORY >


Improving the customer experience – just one more reason to invest in big data and data quality solutions

By Staff Writer 20 May 2015

The key to attracting, and perhaps more importantly retaining, customers, lies in delivering enhanced value and a better customer experience, believes Gary Allemann, Managing Director,... FULL STORY >


Hitachi Data Systems introduces new solutions and services to make societies safer, smarter and healthier

By Staff Writer 5 May 2015

Acquisitions and Innovations in Big Data Analytics and Internet of Things Advances Social Innovation Strategy, Positions Company for Market Leadership FULL STORY >


Hitachi Data Systems Unlocks Invaluable Information From Telecom Big Data

By Staff Writer 6 March 2015

New solution offers telecom providers greater visibility for predictive service assurance and new revenue streams via analytics-as-a-service capability FULL STORY >


Why Big Data should be a priority at the moment

By Staff Writer 5 March 2015

Throughout history there have been several eras of quantum leap innovations made by man. From the stone age, bronze and iron ages, all have made their mark in our history and made their own contributions to our future. Today, with the advancement... FULL STORY >


Big data helps insurance organisations improve customer engagement and retention

By Staff Writer 4 March 2015

Insurance is typically a grudge purchase, and as a result insurance organisations experience high volumes of customer churn. Customers are looking for the best price and the best service, and are more than willing... FULL STORY >


Data Centres - What to look for in a partner

By Staff Writer 13 February 2015

As enterprises digitise their businesses and adopt technologies such as social media, mobility, analytics including big data, cloud and machine learning along with an increasing amount of open source, their computing needs have evolved. FULL STORY >


Securing the new era of big data

By Staff Writer 20 January 2015

In the digital age, information is the new currency. And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data – and lots of it – for the knowledge that it can yield. On the scale of Internet commerce or social networks, the amount of data can be pretty... FULL STORY >


Hitachi Information Forum: Big data ‘challenges compliance’

By Staff Writer 5 November 2014

Johannesburg, SA, November 04, 2014 – Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) believes that the exponential growth in the amount of data in circulation is challenging... FULL STORY >


Big data drives SA’s CIOs to SDN

By Staff Writer 29 September 2014

In a fast-changing environment with new applications daily and a surge of data to manage, CIOs are looking to software defined networking to give them a competitive advantage, says Networks Unlimited FULL STORY >


Big Data, Cloud spark revival in Storage Innovation

By Staff Writer 4 August 2014

The storage segment of the IT industry used to be a tad, well, boring, but big data and cloud computing are spurring innovation. Lance Harris investigates. FULL STORY >


Last week’s news is history

By Staff Writer 22 July 2014

As the pace of data growth and market change picks up, information solutions systems need to stay a step ahead – because what happened last week is old news, says HDS’ Shaun Barendsen. FULL STORY >

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