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The Cloud Now an Essential Business Tool as Challenges Bite

The recent implementation of Stage 6 loadshedding has seen added interest in Cloud services from local firms eager to insulate themselves from the country’s energy fallout. A 2019 Cloud survey earlier this year shed light on Cloud adoption by local businesses and...

Unified Communications Offer Respite from Load-Shedding

South Africa’s electricity woes continue with renewed vigor as an Eskom media statement this week warned of the necessity of loadshedding to avert a potential ‘total blackout’. Thee energy availability of Eskom’s generation fleet is supposed to be as high as 80%, but...

Put the ‘Voice’ in ‘IP’ for Added Profitability

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) value-added services remain as popular as ever and are ideal additional revenue streams for small local IT firms looking to increase turnover. That’s the word from Riaan van Stryp, ICTGlobe.com General Manager, who says VoIP’s the...

That Port could be Rejected, says ICTGLOBE.COM

Port requests can be rejected, says ICTGlobe.com, while offering consumers advice for ensuring their number porting requests are always actioned by their telecoms providers. The independent telco explains that South Africa launched number portability in 2006 with the...

Sustainable Will See You Through, Says ICTGlobe.com

Sustainable business relationships will see South African firms through the current stormy business climate. That’s the message from leading independent Tier 1 telco, ICTGlobe.com, as the country experienced a GDP contraction in the first quarter. “All things...

Tax Pointers For ICT Sector Staff From ICTGlobe.com

It’s tax season and taxpayers registered for SARS e-Filing can start filing their personal income tax returns from 1 July 2019. For the over 335 000 people employed within South Africa’s ICT (Information and Communications Technology) sector*, there are several unique...

‘The Ninja’ Path to ICT Success

ICTGlobe.com has smoothed the path to ICT market success for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with ‘The Ninja’. The independent tier one telco’s recently-launched reseller portal makes it that much easier for ICT start-ups to do business in a key economic...

Proper Research Key To SME Survival, Says ICTGlobe.com

If South Africa’s small and medium-sized (SME) business owners thought homework ended with their last day of school, they should think again. That’s the message from independent telco, ICTGlobe.com which says Africa’s most advanced economy today boasts hundreds of...

That Cloud Looks Attractive Right Now

South Africa’s current woes, both real and imagined, appear to be coming in jumbo-packs of late. The uncertainties around the upcoming National Elections, severe weather conditions and ratings agency downgrades are all dealing body blows to our already struggling...

Automation The Answer To Local Skills Shortage

South Africa’s skills shortage is preventing the country from achieving the 5% annual GDP growth that is our only real chance of making a dent in poverty. In a 2018 report, Pew Research estimated that some 900 000 people born in South Africa were living abroad in...

Keep Overheads Low In Challenging Times, Says ICTGLOBE.COM

SMEs are the engine of our economy with some 60% of employed South Africans working for small and medium-sized enterprises. What, however, keeps reseller SMEs in the country’s competitive ICT sector moving forward? The answer, according to independent telco...

Lighten the Load (Shedding) with ICTGLOBE.com

As South Africa's electricity woes continue with renewed vigor into 2019, tens of millions of the country's telecoms consumers have already experienced the effects of outages as their mobile phones switch over to base stations running on back-up power. "Individual...

What’s your VoIP call quality number?

Many of us know our total cholesterol number and some of us even know our systolic and diastolic blood pressure numbers. However, when it comes to our business lives, do we have any idea what call quality we're receiving from our corporate Voice over Internet Protocol...

Voice is back and on-trend for 2019

From mobile voice notes to IP-based voice calls, voice is once again dominating communications. “Businesses and consumers alike are rediscovering the efficiency advantages provided by person-to-person, voice-based communication and this trend is set to continue well...