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Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’

  • The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

    The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

    March 23, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on The time is now for broadcasters to adopt Cloud services

    Cloud and virtualisation technologies have the potential to entirely reshape the local broadcast industry – changing how broadcasters create, distribute and monetise their video content. “In recent years, Cloud computing architectures have shown clear...

  • Visibility is dead; long live real-time network visibility

    Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service

    March 9, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service

    Over the past two decades or so, the concept of cloud computing has evolved dramatically, as new data centre and networking technologies came to the fore, and new types of ‘cloud’ emerged. While the cloud’s roots may be traced back to computing from...

  • How safe is “safe” when it comes to the cloud?

    Remaining compliant in the cloud

    March 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Remaining compliant in the cloud

    High profile data breaches litter the headlines on a daily basis, forcing some of the world’s most famous brands to disclose that millions of customer records have been exposed, and resulting in massive regulatory fines. This is why for CIOs of large...

  • South Africa continues to tippy-toe into the cloud

    Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

    March 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Emerging markets lag in the adoption of cloud-friendly policies

    BSA | The Software Alliance has on Tuesday, 06 March released its 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, a flagship study that assesses cloud computing policies around the globe. South Africa ranks 15th out of 24 leading IT economies, compared to its ranking...

  • Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

    Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

    March 5, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Cloud and the evolution of data management skills

    According to Big Data Quarterly, cloud computing is fast becoming the solution of choice for data environments. South Africa is no different, and the increasing adoption of cloud technology is rapidly changing the way we manage data environments and the...

  • South Africa continues to tippy-toe into the cloud

    6 myths about Cloud busted – A quick guide for SMEs

    February 19, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on 6 myths about Cloud busted – A quick guide for SMEs

    There’s so much to think about when you’re launching or running your small business, but there’s no doubt that building an effective technology solution is key to its success. However, technology evolves quickly – and chances are that you can’t keep...

  • Is your business harnessing remote IT support services?

    Is your business harnessing remote IT support services?

    February 15, 2018 • General, OpinionComments Off on Is your business harnessing remote IT support services?

    We’ve all heard about remote working – but what is remote support, and what does it mean for your business? Put simply, remote technology support means having an IT professional log on to your computer from anywhere in the world to fix technical issues....

  • Gen II security could save companies from a Gen V cyberattack

    Why Cloud hosting can transform your business today

    February 13, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Why Cloud hosting can transform your business today

    In the midst of an excruciatingly tough economic year, SMMEs are undoubtedly in survival mode. No matter their size or sector, South African businesses have to scrutinise their balance sheets and find any cost savings – and efficiencies – that...

  • Home lighting trends illuminating lives

    Home lighting trends illuminating lives

    February 13, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Home lighting trends illuminating lives

    In the era of digital transformation, technological trends such as mobility, cloud computing, IoT, and big data analytics is reshaping the operating environment for businesses as well as enabling people to be more productive in their professional and personal...

  • Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    February 8, 2018 • General, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    When it is broken down into its blandest, the New Year is just the beginning of another month. It isn’t a seismic shift in anything other than perception. Unless you’re a business with a vision. Then the start of the next annual cycle is an opportunity to...

  • What to consider before committing to cloud

    What to consider before committing to cloud

    February 5, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on What to consider before committing to cloud

    Africa’s neutral cloud infrastructure business, Routed, says that while IDC predicts public cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in cloud infrastructure. “Cloud is more than a decade...

  • African businesses increase cloud budgets to scale operations

    Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

    February 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

    The siren’s call of digital transformation boils down to “if you build an app, they will come”. There’s a lot more to digital transformation than the pretty picture of success painted in colourful pixels across the Internet. While executives nestle...

  • Compliance requires an evolved availability approach

    Top Cloud trends for 2018

    January 24, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Top Cloud trends for 2018

    The imminent arrival of multinational data centres in South Africa to service the continent will herald a new period of cloud innovation. From end-users, all the way through to enterprise-size businesses; virtualisation (and its associated impact on...

  • IBM Cloud now connected to BT’s ‘Cloud of Clouds’

    IBM Cloud now connected to BT’s ‘Cloud of Clouds’

    January 22, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on IBM Cloud now connected to BT’s ‘Cloud of Clouds’

    BT has announced the launch of a new service to provide global businesses with direct access to IBM Cloud via the BT network on Wednesday 10 January 2018. BT Cloud Connect Direct for IBM offers businesses the benefits of network performance when building and...

  • South Africa continues to tippy-toe into the cloud

    57% of organisations think using the cloud increases compliance risk

    January 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on 57% of organisations think using the cloud increases compliance risk

    According to a study conducted by Gemalto, 95% of global companies have adopted cloud services, there is a wide gap in the level of security precautions applied by companies in different markets. Organisations admitted that on average, only 40% of the data...

  • African businesses increase cloud budgets to scale operations

    Cloud computing to help meet the demands of the future workforce

    January 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Cloud computing to help meet the demands of the future workforce

    Technological advancements, new employee preferences, and an evolving workplace environment are creating a diversity of expectations across the workforce. Employees are increasingly demanding consumer-like technology experiences in the office, with greater...