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How Cloud-based HR tools can radically improve the employee experience

October 18, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, OpinionComments Off on How Cloud-based HR tools can radically improve the employee experience

Without doubt, human capital management is one of the most important facets of your business. Ask any of today’s most successful companies about how they became leaders in their field, and their answer will invariably refer to the calibre of their people. But, with up to five generations of employees now in the workplace, the [&hellip...

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IBM's breakthrough tiering technology brings cloud object storage to hundreds of storage platforms (image: IBM)

IBM announces new cloud object storage service

October 14, 2016 • Backup and Storage, Cloud Computing, Enterprise, SecurityComments Off on IBM announces new cloud object storage service

IBM is introducing a new cloud object storage service that redefines the security, availability and economics of storing, managing and accessing massive amounts of digital information across hybrid clouds. The company’s breakthrough new IBM Cloud Object...

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Avaya unvails simplified cloud platform

October 5, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Avaya unvails simplified cloud platform

Avaya announced a complete network lifecycle management solution for enterprise and mid-size businesses, that aims to simplify and accelerate deployment and management of networks. The Avaya Cloud Networking Platform delivers a unified, powerful solution for...

Many businesses believe that the BYOD revolution has improved the productivity of their workforce, allowing employees to reap the benefits of ‘work’ no longer being confined to the office (Image: Shutterstock.com)

Impacts of BYOD on work and home life

September 26, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, GeneralComments Off on Impacts of BYOD on work and home life

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes – whether officially or unofficially – have slowly but surely been adopted by firms globally. Doubts about security and privacy, when it comes to accessing both corporate and personal data via the cloud, have largely...

Oracle's Larry Ellison takes aim at Amazon. (image credit: Oracle)

“Amazon are decades behind Oracle”- Larry Ellison

September 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on “Amazon are decades behind Oracle”- Larry Ellison

According to Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison, Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud. In his keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone...

According to a PWC report, a large percentage of CEOs across Africa plan to invest in technology in 2014. (image credit: accountancyage.com)

Eight technologies executives should absolutely consider

September 7, 2016 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Eight technologies executives should absolutely consider

PwC has identified the Internet of Things alongside virtual reality and 3D printing, as one of the eight essential technologies that C-suite executives “should” absolutely consider. In its report, Tech breakthroughs megatrend, PwC evaluated more than 150...

According to a PWC report, a large percentage of CEOs across Africa plan to invest in technology in 2014. (image credit: accountancyage.com)

PwC South Africa and Google join forces

September 2, 2016 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on PwC South Africa and Google join forces

PwC South Africa has entered into a joint business relationship with Google, with the aim of bringing new and innovative solutions to companies across Africa through PwC’s Africa Network. The rapid pace of innovation in technology has fundamentally changed...

ZertoCON Johannesburg, the next generation business continuity conference is taking place on September 6, 2016 at the Davinci Hotel in Sandton.

Free registration open for leading Business Continuity event in Johannesburg

September 2, 2016 • Enterprise, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Free registration open for leading Business Continuity event in Johannesburg

Zerto, setting the standard for protection, recovery and migration of data in cloud and virtualised data centres, has announced the launch of ZertoCON Johannesburg, the next generation business continuity conference, taking place September 6, 2016 at the...

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Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 to fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 & Hyper-V

July 14, 2016 • Company News, Enterprise, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 to fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 & Hyper-V

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced that the new Veeam Availability Suite 9.5, available later this year, will fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V...

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Technology leaders join forces

July 12, 2016 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Technology leaders join forces

Mellanox, ARM, Huawei, IBM, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Xilinx, Inc. have joined forces to bring a high-performance open acceleration framework to data centres. The companies are collaborating on the specification...

Siemens creates opportunities for digitalisation skills development across Africa

Will digitalisation be a key economic driver in Africa?

July 7, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Will digitalisation be a key economic driver in Africa?

Digitalisation is considered to be key an economic driver and one that will allow countries within Africa as well as around the world to grow GDP, create employment and reduce spending. This is according to South Africa CEO for Siemens, Sabine Dall’Omo, who...

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Top predictions for DevOps in 2016

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

To say that we’re living in a digital revolution has become a cliché at this point. But with every day that passes, it becomes more true. We can order taxi service, deposit checks, and lock our front door via apps on our phones. When driving, we may have...

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Cloud computing: 5 things you need to know

June 6, 2016 • Enterprise, Lists, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud computing: 5 things you need to know

BrightRock executive director Leopold Malan shares his top 5 cloud computing tips. 1. It’s time to join the bandwagon Cloud computing is not as new to South African business landscape as you might think, with an increasing number of business owners signing...

Factors that contribute to the evolution of the modern workplace

How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

May 27, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive

Standard & Poor’s predicts that the South African economy will grow by only 0.8% in 2016. Three different finance ministers in four days, a downward trend in its stock market, and plummeting currency values are all contributing to the slowdown....

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Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

May 26, 2016 • Enterprise, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

Rising global competition and accelerating innovation require businesses to become more agile and digital, harnessing the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) to reimagine business models and change how work gets done. According to IDC, over...

South African companies should view data governance regulations as an opportunity

DIY or Buy? Weighing up Infrastructure Options for Big Data

May 24, 2016 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on DIY or Buy? Weighing up Infrastructure Options for Big Data

Choosing how to implement your Big Data capabilities is critical; buying a complete solution could reap rewards. Building your own big data capabilities from scratch does seem tempting to many companies. They see it as a way to tailor the technology to their...