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Danie Marais, Director of Redstor.

Safer Internet Day 2017- Redstor’s contribution

February 7, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Online & Social, Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Safer Internet Day 2017- Redstor’s contribution

Specialised cloud software and backup services provider Redstor is urging the market to unite for a better internet and support the global Safer Internet Day 2017 on Tuesday 7 February. The annual worldwide initiative is organised to encourage users of digital technologies and the internet to do so safely. Children are spending more time online [&hellip...

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African businesses need to embrace always-on availability

February 6, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on African businesses need to embrace always-on availability

Africa has long been considered as a destination for investment and growth. The developing economies across the continent offer significant opportunities for those seeking potential beyond European and Asian markets. Claude Schuck, regional manager for...

The SAP mobile cloud based solution enables stuff to reduce  paperwork meaning no duplication or opportunities for human error to affect test results. (Image Source: pnrsoftsol.com)

First of its kind SAP cloud solution for cervical cancer screening

February 3, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on First of its kind SAP cloud solution for cervical cancer screening

SAP’s Design and Co-Innovation Center together with Heidelberg University Hospital have developed a digitized screening test. The cancer screening test combines applied medical research with the power of innovative SAP cloud technology in a bid to...

PoPI requires effective data management structures

Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

February 3, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

A look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models, enable innovation, and deliver greater value. Take a look below at our 2017 IT Trends for South Africa....

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Why Triple H, backup and DR provider chose Zerto

February 2, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Why Triple H, backup and DR provider chose Zerto

Triple H, a hosting, backup and disaster recovery service provider has partnered with Zerto. The company realized the challenge in moving data between premise, hosted servers and providers when each provider and customer owns various types of hardware and...

Research shows cloud technology features heavily in 2018 business trends

Xero, Sasfin bank offer solutions to small businesses

February 2, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Xero, Sasfin bank offer solutions to small businesses

Sasfin Bank has partnered with cloud accounting software provider, Xero, to offer South African small businesses next generation financial management through South Africa’s first direct bank feed. Sasfin Bank customers using Xero will be able to...

Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

Oracle and Inoapps simplifying cloud selection

February 1, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle and Inoapps simplifying cloud selection

Oracle’s Global SaaS Cloud Transformation Partner of the Year, Inoapps (www.inoapps.com) has today launched a game-changing methodology to Implement Oracle Cloud, called Sprint. This process allows organisations to see 80% of their solution in the Oracle...

Gavin Holme, Business Head - Africa, Wipro Limited

The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

January 30, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

In a world driven by big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud connectivity, applications have become the system we use to record everything, as well as the platform we use to interact with customers, suppliers, each other and – yes – things. Smart...

The State of Application Delivery report outlines security as the top priority in adoption of app services. (Image source: Shutterstock)

Security top priority for app deployment as organisations move to cloud

January 30, 2017 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Security top priority for app deployment as organisations move to cloud

F5 Networks announced the EMEA results of its 2017 State of Application Delivery report. The global report surveys over 2,000 IT, networking, application, and security professionals worldwide to examine the role application services play in allowing...

Prabu Balasubramanyan, Executive Director, TransSys Solutions (second from the right) receives the award on behalf of the company

TransSys Wins ‘Oracle CX Cloud Partner of the Year’ Award

January 30, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on TransSys Wins ‘Oracle CX Cloud Partner of the Year’ Award

TransSys Solutions, an IT services and solution provider to the African and Middle East region , announced that the have won the ‘Oracle CX Cloud Partner of the Year’ award for 2016 at the recently held Oracle Partner Day Event in Dubai. Recognized for...

FreeConferenceCall.com launches free conference calling services in Malawi.

Vox launches video conferencing platform for SMEs

January 30, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Vox launches video conferencing platform for SMEs

Integrated ICT and connectivity provider, Vox has launched VoxAir, a  video conferencing solution specifically designed for small to medium businesses and virtual workforces that need to stay connected to partners, suppliers and customers. VoxAir, a web...

Benefits of a managed IT services model

How to Make an SLA With Your Hosting Services Provider

January 30, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on How to Make an SLA With Your Hosting Services Provider

With the increasing adoption of Managed and Cloud services, where either an entire or a part of IT function is outsourced to a third-party services provider, the need for unambiguous, easy to apply and easy to follow service agreements are becoming more...

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Sophos Phish simulator to help combat low security awareness

January 27, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Sophos Phish simulator to help combat low security awareness

Sophos has launched Sophos Phish Threat, an advanced phishing attack simulator and training solution that is fully integrated with the company’s cloud-based security management platform, Sophos Central. Phishing remains one of the most common attack vectors...

Fintech hackathon to support South Africa’s entrepreneurs

Future of finance for small businesses in 2017

January 26, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Finance, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Future of finance for small businesses in 2017

How we finance and manage our business in today’s South Africa is changing thanks to the increasingly important role of technology. Key developments in financial technologies are freeing small businesses and entrepreneurs from the evils of spreadsheets,...

Sage releases Sage 50c for small business builders. (Source: Sage)

Sage launches product for small business builders

January 24, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Sage launches product for small business builders

Sage, the market leader in cloud accounting software, has today launched Sage 50c –  the launch is a part of Sage’s continuing mission to help Small & Medium Businesses access the best technology and innovation, and this is the next step on their...

Phillip de Bruyn, Customer Experience Manager at Redstor

Benefits of cloud backup

January 24, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments (1)

The past year has seen South African businesses migrate a substantial amount of their data to the cloud. Phillip de Bruyn, Customer Experience Manager at Redstor, believes this will bring a renewed focus to the benefits of extending such a rollout into the...