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  • Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap

    Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap

    October 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap

    The skills to understand, manage, and secure multi-cloud deployments are more vital than ever as enterprises struggle to keep pace with technological innovation. Across EMEA, there is an urgent requirement for transformative dialogue between the executive...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    October 9, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Architects of the future build optimal businesses. In an automated, security conscious world, organisations must rethink their cloud strategies, embed security into application development, and embrace new work practices to stay relevant. Now is the time to...

  • Microsoft enables South African NPOs to drive greater impact through digital transformation

    June 6, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft enables South African NPOs to drive greater impact through digital transformation

    On Tuesday, Microsoft Philanthropies announced $1M (US) in cash and technology grants to three innovative South African non-profit organisations (NPO) to help further their work in driving greater social impact in South Africa. The grants to Youth Empowerment...

  • The implementation of GDPR and its potential impact on local businesses

    Top four factors shaping the cloud computing landscape

    April 30, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Top four factors shaping the cloud computing landscape

    The past few years have seen many businesses migrating to the cloud because of the virtual platform’s exceptional benefits. From shrinking IT budgets to improved data security, it’s no exaggeration to say that the cloud serves as a foundation for the...

  • Fintech hackathon to support South Africa’s entrepreneurs

    What’s stopping small businesses from moving to the cloud

    April 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on What’s stopping small businesses from moving to the cloud

    Silicon Valley has dominated the global tech stage. It’s home to the largest collective of tech hubs in the world – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google. But now, other countries are hungry for a piece of the pie. South Africa is one such...

  • The importance of choosing the right accounting software partner for your practice

    Five accounting habits to break for any small business

    March 26, 2018 • Finance, OpinionComments Off on Five accounting habits to break for any small business

    When you first started your business, you probably didn’t anticipate how much time it would take to balance your books and manage your cash flow – a major stumbling block for most small businesses. ‘Accountant’ is one of the many hats you wear as a...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Security – Your biggest challenge in the cloud

    March 26, 2018 • Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Security – Your biggest challenge in the cloud

    The challenges of securing an organization’s data assets in the Cloud remains the primary inhibitor towards migrating to the Cloud. While many organizations have adopted a Cloud-first approach, many are still reluctant to embark on this journey. It is...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    How cloud is bringing application and process users together

    March 19, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on How cloud is bringing application and process users together

    The cloud has evolved and no longer defined by an air of silence between those who implement cloud systems and their customers, who are mostly business users. Today, as offerings evolve into more bespoke solutions, cloud vendors must deal directly with...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    Combating cloud’s biggest security risk: The user

    March 13, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Combating cloud’s biggest security risk: The user

    Cloud is coming into its own. Forrester says that public cloud platforms, business services, and applications will reach $236B by 2020. With cloud spending predicted to be six times that of IT spending over the same period, a cloud strategy is how companies...

  • Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

    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...

  • Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

    SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018 as value proposition continues to expand

    March 7, 2018 • General, SponsoredComments Off on SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018 as value proposition continues to expand

    Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) have been generally known for a value proposition that revolves around cost savings on bandwidth. When businesses look to cut the high costs of running a wide area network, SD-WANs can help to save on money by...

  • 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...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    The cloud could be the strongest business weapon yet

    February 12, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on The cloud could be the strongest business weapon yet

    “The snowball effect of cloud computing is the increasing manner in how businesses meet their IT needs,” says Anton Jacobsz, managing director at African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited. He explains this “manner” as a move away from the...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    Companies increasingly turning to cloud for improved security

    February 8, 2018 • Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Companies increasingly turning to cloud for improved security

    Data breaches that result in confidential data being compromised, whether it is just released to the general public or used for more malicious purposes, have become almost a daily occurrence, making cybersecurity a non-negotiable for organisations. This...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

    February 5, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

    Africa’s only 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...