Posts tagged as cloud

Green computing remains a controversial subject

Two decades ago, green computing was on everyone’s lips but today we are more concerned about the processing speed, harddrive capacity and whether to choose a solid state or an electro-mechanical storage device. When last did we ask if the computer has an energy star rating? We assume it has! Basically, green computing is the […]

Cloud-based SCADA with local support

Adroit Technologies has been certified as a Sigfox partner for devices and its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) platform. The company has been validated as an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, presenting an opportunity for IoT applications and service providers to use its cloud-based SCADA system and industrial-automation platforms. The new platform allows data […]

SAIMC Johannesburg branch talks IIoT

The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) Johannesburg branch monthly technical evening took place on 14 March at the Bryanston Sports Club. Anne de Beer welcomed the guests to her first event since taking up the position of Johannesburg branch chairperson, replacing Mike Banda. The well-attended event was hosted by RJ Connect, featuring […]

Alternative local ICT solutions discussed

The term “underground” conjures up the feeling of something not quite acceptable, but this was not the case with the recent MyBroadband Underground Mobile Networking conference. The event might have been looking for a catchy word for “alternative”, and that is exactly what it was. The conference subjects covered interesting alternatives to the everyday mobile […]