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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Fortinet with Leadership Award for Managed Security Service Providers Market

     20th April 2016 Frank Dickson, research director at Frost & Sullivan is of the opinion that Fortinet’s FortiGate platform has achieved a leadership position in supporting MSSPs due to its strong overall performance in the market. "Fortinet has identified the unique needs of this channel and has precisely... 

Striking Pikitup workers face disciplinary hearings

By: African News Agency      29th March 2016 Workers at City of Joburg’s waste removal agency Pikitup, who embarked on an unprotected strike, face disciplinary action, mayor Parks Tau said on Tuesday. “The workers were charged individually in relation to their conduct, and not as union members. The presiding officer will then make... 

Satawu threatens to strike over PRASA outsourcing

By: News24Wire      23rd March 2016 The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) on Tuesday threatened strike action if the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) did not deal with "incompetent" senior management and stop the outsourcing of critical services. "Satawu is dissatisfied with incompetance within... 

Five Security Must-Do’s For First Time Cloud Users

     17th February 2016 What do Apple, Amazon and Microsoft have in common? The answer: All three technology giants, considered the gold standard among cloud computing providers, have suffered the ignominy of being breached by hackers.   Apple’s “celebgate” incident exposed personal photos of its celebrity iCloud users... 

As data becomes business ‘lifeblood’, protecting information now critical

By: Schalk Burger     5th February 2016 Data underpins digital business models, the digital economy, the Internet of Things and the fundamental changes in the ways people interact and protecting data is crucial to securing new ways of doing business, says T-Systems South Africa information and communications security services portfolio... 

NEC Africa and XON consolidate their Safety and Security offerings for the Africa market

     3rd February 2016 The XON public safety and security division, headed by Bertus Marais, now offers an extensive array of solutions from NEC’s portfolio specifically suited to the African market. As Platinum sponsors of the ITWeb Security Summit 2016 taking place on May 17 and May 18 at Vodaworld, Midrand, the... 

SA companies should seek more UN business

By: Keith Campbell     16th October 2015 South African businesses have been encouraged to increase their participation in the United Nations (UN) procurement processes. UN Procurement Division Field Procurement Service Chief Sean Purcell pointed out recently that the amount of goods purchased by the UN from South African companies... 

Capgemini and Fortinet sign a Global Frame and Alliance Partner Agreement to Deliver Cyber security Services to the Enterprise Market

     14th October 2015 Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services today announced a global alliance partner relationship with Fortinet®, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions. Through this relationship Capgemini will further reinforce its cyber... 

Nxesi encourages students to become entrepreneurs

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     6th October 2015 There are still many opportunities for South Africa’s black high school learners to find jobs in future, both in the public and private sectors, provided that the learners apply discipline and commitment to study, Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Construction... 

SA companies should seek more UN business

By: Keith Campbell     2nd October 2015 South African businesses have been encouraged to increase their participation in the United Nations (UN) procurement processes. UN Procurement Division field procurement service chief Sean Purcell pointed out on Thursday that the amount of goods purchased by the UN from South African companies... 

Fortinet’s New High-Performance Web Application Firewalls and Security Services Further Protect Customer Data from Attack and Data Loss

     29th September 2015 Enhanced FortiWeb Line Provides Higher Through put, Real-Time Security Updates, Sandbox Integration and Third-Party Web Application Vulnerability Scanning to Better Protect Web-based Applications and Internet Facing Data from Cyber Threats. Fortinet®, the global leader in high-performance... 

HID Global Extends Identity Assurance Offering with New ActivID Flexi Token Solution

     8th September 2015 • HID Global continues to streamline and improve how banks protect themselves and their customers against fraud, data breaches and unauthorized transactions. • Latest addition to One Time Password family gives banks and enterprises the superior security of a hardware device along with... 

Standard Bank launches unit to assist companies in meeting BEE targets

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st July 2015 Local banking firm Standard Bank South Africa (SBSA) believes it can, through the launch of a new unit that assists larger entities meet their black economic-empowerment (BEE) targets, meet the challenges posed by the implementation of the new BEE codes. It noted that enterprise and supplier... 

NTT Com Security and Fortinet Announce Global Security Partnership

     14th July 2015 NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company and Fortinet, a leader in high performance cyber security solutions, have entered into a formal partnership to provide expert security advice and world-class security solutions to organizations worldwide. The... 

Fortinet Unveils New FortiGuard Mobile Security Subscription Service to Protect Mobile Devices Across the Enterprise

     1st June 2015 The global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced a new FortiGuard Mobile Security subscription service to help enterprises protect mobile devices from cyber threats, particularly in business environments where a “bring your own device” policy has been adopted. With... 

Real-time database techniques can empower emergency services

By: Schalk Burger     1st May 2015 The importance of timeously supplying the correct information to the right people is crucial to the effectiveness of emergency and security services, and these first responders can gain significant value from real-time databases, says German database giant SAP Public Security Europe, Middle East,... 

Fortinet Further Invests in the Middle East region

     1st April 2015 Fortinet® a global leader in high-performance cyber security - today announced that it has moved to a new and larger office and at the same time opened a unique Technical Assistance Center in Dubai, UAE. These changes aim to more effectively address the requirements of Fortinet’s customers across... 

Treasury calls for reform of public sector procurement, SCM practises 

By: Natalie Greve     4th February 2015 Noting that the South African public sector spent an “enormous” R500-billion on goods and services and construction works in the 2013/14 fiscal period, National Treasury has called for various reforms of government’s strategic sourcing, procurement and supply chain management (SCM) practises. It... 

Fortinet Announces HP AllianceOne Program Membership with HP Networking Specialization

     2nd December 2014 Fortinet®, a global leader in high-performance network security, today announced it has joined HP’s AllianceOne Partner program with the HP Networking Specialization.  As enterprises and Service Providers look to effectively deploy security in their data centres, leveraging the benefits of... 

Bt For Life Sciences R&D Launched In Japan

     18th November 2014 BT today announced the launch in Japan of BT for Life Sciences R&D, the cloud service designed to enable collaboration within the life sciences industry for increased R&D productivity. This service is aimed at allowing customers to comply with the industry’s stringent security, regulatory and... 

Transnet drops litigation against former Minister’s security company

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th August 2014 State-owned parastatal Transnet has withdrawn all litigation against General Nyanda Security Services (GNS) after a vigorous and exhaustive investigation cleared the group and its founders of wrongdoing. The disputes, which led to various legal proceedings by both parties, revolved around... 

Parkhurst community issues tender for fibre-to-the-home network 

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st May 2014 The residents of Parkhurst this week took their broadband ambitions into their own hands as the Parkhurst Residents and Business Owners Association (Praboa) issued a call for proposals for the roll-out of an extensive fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network. The association gave network operators and... 

Fortinet expands virtual security ecosystem: supports windows server Hyper-V and KVM in addition to VMware and Citrix

     12th November 2013 Fortinet a global leader in high-performance network security - announced an expansion of its virtual security ecosystem that now supports Microsoft’s Windows Server Hyper-V as well as the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization infrastructure. Designed for data centres, MSSPs, cloud... 

Cabinet warns against strike violence 

By: Sapa     5th September 2013 Cabinet has urged protesters and strikers to refrain from violence. The right to strike should be exercised in a non-violent manner, acting government spokeswoman Phumla Williams told reporters in Pretoria on Thursday, following the executive's meeting on Wednesday. 

Necsa cancels retrenchments in light of turnaround

By: Keith Campbell     16th August 2013 The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has achieved a turnaround of more than R100-million in just one financial year, from a deficit of R75-million at the start of 2012/2013 to a surplus of R29-million at the end of 2012/2013. As a result, a planned programme of retrenchments has... 

Evaluating changing cyber security risks in real time

By: Schalk Burger     28th June 2013 Analysis of large volumes of data entering companies can be used to assess information technology (IT) and cyber security risks in real time as they change, says global software giant IBM security services associate practice leader Greg Sinclair. For example, the impact on operations from denial... 

List of US-backed Malawi energy assignments released

By: Marcel Chimwala     16th November 2012 US federal agency the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has released a list of assignments that it intends to outsource as part of its $350.7-million energy compact grant programme for Malawi, which will involve the rehabilitation and modernisation of the southern African country’s power... 

Company Announcement:Xtralis Releases a Trio of Security Products to Help Central Monitoring Stations and Installers Reduce False Alarms and Deliver New Services with Unprecedented Speed and Flexibility

     26th September 2012 FastTrace 2X a multi-service platform with field-programmability allows easy deployment of security services like IntrusionTrace and IntrusionTrace PLUS, the industry’s best intrusion detection solutions  


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Margins, fuel, food, wages headaches for services group

By: Schalk Burger     20th April 2012 Pressure on margins across empowered services company Mvelaserve’s group of companies has led to a renewed focus on wage control, fuel efficiency measures and hedging, and ensuring its businesses are well run, says Mvelaserve CEO Jorge Ferreira. 


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