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Vertiv Introduces Industry’s Most Expansive Digital IT Management Platform for Enterprise, Distributed, Edge and Hybrid Networks

Vertiv™ Avocent® ADX Ecosystem provides fast, seamless and highly secure remote management of IT assets

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT) (Vertiv.com), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today introduced the Vertiv™ Avocent® ADX Ecosystem (https://bit.ly/3hyvDiQ), a next-generation IT management platform that meets the ever-changing needs of the data center. The Avocent ADX Ecosystem is a building block of devices and software designed for…

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Kaspersky Records Over 2 Million Phishing Attacks in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria in H1 2021 and Spam Email Still a Threat

Phishing attacks across the continent have baited unsuspecting victims into handing over bank information, ID numbers, and more

There was a reduction in the number of phishing attacks recorded and blocked by Kaspersky (www.Africa.Kaspersky.com)in South Africa (17% decline), Kenya (48% decline), and Nigeria (13% decline) for the first half of this year when compared to the same period in 2020. While the decline does suggest and support research…

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Cybercrime, A barrier to Africa’s thriving digital economy

According to panelists at a Book Talk hosted by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on 2 September 2021

Cybercrime is one of the top risk factors likely to jeopardize Africa’s economy especially at this time when the continent is transitioning to E-commerce under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). That’s according to panelists at a Book Talk hosted by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on 2 September…

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Indian peacekeepers in Malakal teach computer skills to pupils at Bander Primary School

The training programme has been implemented by UN peacekeepers in co-ordination with the State Ministry of Education and the mission’s Protection, Transition and Reintegration Section

Pupils at the Bander Primary School in Malakal have taken an important step towards “future-proofing” themselves: Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan recently spent a week of their time teaching some 65 boys and girls basic computer skills. “I have touched and pressed buttons on…

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Economic Commission (ECA) cyber security week launched

The Economic Commission (ECA)’s Cybersecurity Week 2021 has kicked off in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and will run for three days from September 7 – 9.  This is an effort by the Information and Communications Technology Services Section (ICTSS) to promote the culture of information security at the ECA, and its compliance with UN-wide…

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Liquid and Unitas Global create the largest network of interconnected data centres in Africa

Through strategic interconnections, Liquid and Unitas are now better positioned to serve their customers in Africa and beyond

Pan-African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid) (www.Liquid.Tech), has announced a strategic partnership with global managed network provider, Unitas Global (https://bit.ly/2YDcA0b) in a bid to meet the demands of rapid digital transformation across the continent. Through strategic interconnections, Liquid and Unitas are now better positioned to serve their customers in…

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Vertiv Signs Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro covering the Middle East and North Africa distribution markets

Vertiv will enhance Ingram Micro’s existing portfolio with its high performance power and IT infrastructure solutions for data centers and edge applications

Vertiv (NYSE: VRT) (https://bit.ly/3t42UqO), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, the global technology and supply chain services leader. With this announcement, Ingram Micro has access to Vertiv’s enhanced suite of edge-ready products (https://bit.ly/3mNMEco) and award-winning Vertiv Partner Programme (VPP) (https://bit.ly/2YbbLvo),…

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Machine Learning: Africa at the heart of a three-day conference at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

The fifth edition of the Applied Machine Learning Days will focus on Africa and the concrete and positive impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on key sectors

L’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) (www.EPFL.ch/fr/) annonces AMLD Africa (https://AppliedMLDays.org)*, International event from September 2 to 4 on machine learning applied to African development. This will be the first time that the "Applied Machine Learning Days", the largest European conference on the subject and on Artificial Intelligence, will be…

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Digital Financial Inclusion in China

Digital financial inclusion has adhered to the G20 High-Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion, which were adopted and published at the Summit in Hangzhou in 2016

China's Experience in Digital Financial Inclusion [1] 1. Background Financial inclusion is the next step in the evolution of financial systems and has played a key role in the development of China's finance. Before 1978, China's macro economy was primarily regulated through fiscal policies, first establishing a modern banking system…

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Malware attacks in Africa are increasing, reaching 85 million in only 6 months

Overall, 4 countries account for 85 million attacks, with South Africa being the most targeted

Kaspersky (https://africa.Kaspersky.com) research highlights that malware is rife across Africa with various countries exhibiting strong growth in all malware types in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period last year. This is a 5% increase in the region, as cybercriminals and hackers continue to focus on African…