Articles: EngineerIT

Digital enterprise portfolio extended

Siemens is introducing a newly-developed complete system for industrial operation and monitoring: the web-based visualisation system comprises Simatic WinCC Unified visualisation software and a new generation of Simatic HMI Unified Comfort Panels. With Sinumerik One, Siemens presents the CNC system for the digital age. By seamlessly combining the virtual and real world, this system makes […]

SA internet turns 28 today!

As of today (12 November 2019) it is 28 years ago that Mike Lawrie led the Rhodes University team that established the very first South African internet networking system. While SA’s first internet protocol (IP) address was established in 1988, it was on 12 November 1991 that the first local IP connection was made. “Mike […]

Blockchain, still hype, needs more time to mature

In a new book “The real business of Blockchain”, the authors allude to Blockchain as one of the most revolutionary technologies today which has the potential to unlock existing value and to create new value. However, they warn that in its current state Blockchain, from an enterprise perspective, is still young and evolving and far […]

Advanced network offers near unlimited bandwidth capacity and SDWAN

Times have changed and businesses are increasingly adopting the use of SaaS/IaaS applications in multiple clouds, however one of the inhibiting factors are legacy wide area networks (WAN) which are not ready for the explosion of WAN traffic that cloud adoption brings. Liquid Telecom South Africa has addressed these issues by upgrading its vast network […]