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  • Gary de Menezes at NetApp 
Photography for H&K in August 2015 by Jeremy Glyn.

    Taking a look inside the mind of the CIO

    December 7, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Taking a look inside the mind of the CIO

    It’s been said many times over, but today’s CIOs are facing the biggest challenge the role has seen in many years. Data is growing at an exponential rate, while IT budgets are being spread even more thinly across the business – with many other business...

  • Gary de Menezes at NetApp 
Photography for H&K in August 2015 by Jeremy Glyn.

    5 areas to cover when discussing the possibilities of Cloud

    November 30, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Everyone knows that the cloud is growing as a market. However, many companies still struggle with the concept or the reasons why it can benefit their business. This is a great opportunity for resellers – not only to increase revenue, but also to be seen as...

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    Is it time to find a new home for your data?

    October 29, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is it time to find a new home for your data?

    CIOs can’t stay away from the cloud anymore. The cloud enables businesses to create new business models and accelerate innovation. The cloud also represents a new type of data management, as more and more companies are leveraging the cloud to implement new...

  • Gary de Menezes at NetApp 
Photography for H&K in August 2015 by Jeremy Glyn.

    NetApp reveals new head of South Africa and SADC Region

    September 16, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on NetApp reveals new head of South Africa and SADC Region

    NetApp has revealed that Gary de Menezes has been appointed to head-up the NetApp team in South Africa. In addition to this, he will also lead the SADC region. An experienced leader who has over 28 years’ experience in the IT sector, de Menezes will be...

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    Data management in South Africa has its own unique challenges

    April 9, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Data management in South Africa has its own unique challenges

    The impact of load shedding on an organisation’s data management capabilities is adding a level of uncertainty to boardroom discussions about technology that are already strained by issues of mobility, Big Data, and which cloud option to use. Even in...

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    The Data Centre has evolved

    October 8, 2014 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The Data Centre has evolved

    Dorio Bowes, Business Development Manager at Comstor a Westcon Group company says fast and flexible access to data – a challenge that the right technology can overcome. Cloud computing has lost its status as a buzzword and become an essential tool for...

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    NetApp extends alliance with VMware

    August 27, 2014 • Company News, EnterpriseComments Off on NetApp extends alliance with VMware

    NetApp revealed that it is extending its decade-long alliance with VMware. The move is intended to help customers transition to an IT future that is increasingly software defined and embraces cloud computing. According to the company, NetApp is forging a...

  • Mark Ridley, regional director for Africa, NetApp. (Image source: NetApp)

    Chief Everything Officer – the changing role of the CIO

    March 18, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Chief Everything Officer – the changing role of the CIO

    The IT industry is changing faster than ever, thanks to trends such as the cloud, big data, and mobile applications. What does this mean for CIOs? How is their role changing? The changing landscape is forcing CIOs to re-examine their role and contribution....

  • Mark Ridley, regional director for Africa, NetApp. (Image source: NetApp)

    Making sense of the major cloud inhibitors

    February 13, 2014 • Enterprise, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Making sense of the major cloud inhibitors

    It is easy to see why there is so much interest among companies to learn more about how they can benefit from cloud. The advent of cloud brings great promise for IT organisations to meet increasingly demanding business and operational objectives.  A...

  • Jay Kidd, Chief Technology Officer at NetApp (image: NetApp)

    Predictions for 2014 and trends that will impact the industry

    December 12, 2013 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Predictions for 2014 and trends that will impact the industry

    With the year wrapping up and companies looking toward 2014, Jay Kidd, Chief Technology Officer and senior vice president at NetApp, gives his predictions for 2014 and the trends that will impact the industry including flash, cloud, and software-defined. He...

  • Mark Ridley, regional director for Africa, NetApp. (Image source: NetApp)

    Preparing private cloud services with a hybrid cloud future in mind

    November 5, 2013 • Enterprise, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Preparing private cloud services with a hybrid cloud future in mind

    The value of hybrid cloud environments continues to grow for enterprises as services are becoming more and more refined.  While perceived risks still remain, new management tools are quickly closing the gap allowing for data and applications to be managed...

  • NetApp regroups to take on Africa

    July 19, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on NetApp regroups to take on Africa

    “We’re not pulling out of Africa… quite the opposite.” Those were the words of NetApp Director MEEA (for the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa), Konstantin Ebert, who, together with other senior executives of from the global flash memory and...

  • NetApp launches enterprise-ready EF540 offering

    February 21, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on NetApp launches enterprise-ready EF540 offering

    Global flash memory and storage service provider, NetApp, has launched the EF540 all-flash array as an extension of its enterprise flash portfolio, to support extreme performance-driven enterprise applications. The company also unveiled its new FlashRay...

  • Storage, NetApp’s ‘Start Right-Keep it Simple-Grow Smart’ strategy

    August 15, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Storage, NetApp’s ‘Start Right-Keep it Simple-Grow Smart’ strategy

    When planning and engaging a robust and resilient IT solution for any business, there are a number of factors and aspects that need to be considered. Although often overlooked, one of the most important considerations is the efficient and intelligent...

  • LTE Innovation Dinner a success as industry gets to grips with controversial issues

    August 2, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on LTE Innovation Dinner a success as industry gets to grips with controversial issues

    No one can deny the fact that there are challenges to Long Term Evolution (LTE) network and 4G technology application and rollout in Africa – but there are clear opportunities to be realised, particularly if all stakeholders can work together. This was the...

  • Forbes: NetApp – World most innovative company

    July 25, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on Forbes: NetApp – World most innovative company

    NetApp announced that it was ranked #34 out of 100 on Forbes magazine’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies” list for 2011. NetApp was recognised for building a culture of innovation that has transformed the foundation of its customers’...