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Ageing networks can hamper cloud performance

Ageing networks can hamper cloud performance

June 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

The cloud, IoT and even hyper-converged infrastructure require a robust and solid network to relay the information to and from the datacentre they are connected to. But an old, legacy network can severely hamper this and lead to downtime and sub-standard connections, which is why Netshield South Africa is offering businesses an alternative, to ripping...

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The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

The road to Intelligent Enterprise is paved by S/4HANA, says Hans-Peter Fülle

June 20, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

For business to thrive in the digital age, it needs a future-proof digital foundation that empowers it to take advantage of the latest revolutionary technologies. For a lot of businesses aiming to become intelligent enterprises, this will mean leveraging the...

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

June 13, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Events, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ten years ago, business technologies had saturated to breaking point. The potential they offered were diminished by their deployment and maintenance costs. Then virtualisation, cloud and peer technologies emerged to offer new capacities and optimisation....

Dark data is creating major security blind spot for most companies

Dark data is creating major security blind spot for most companies

June 10, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Global businesses continue to house ‘dark data’ within their organisations, creating a honeypot for cybercriminals, finds research from Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The Value of Data...

73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands, reveals study

73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands, reveals study

June 5, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on 73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands, reveals study

Over the past decade, the amount of data generated has exploded; data growth and sprawl is so rampant that by 2025 we will generate more than 175 Zettabytes of data each year, up almost two thirds from 2018. Organisations need to manage and protect this data...

The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll

The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll

June 5, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The impact of compliance on cloud and the payroll

At a time when so much attention is placed on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union and the Protection of Personal Information Act (Popia) in South Africa, companies must consider a plethora of permutations when it comes to the...

Schneider Electric creates flexible standardisation for data centre operators

Schneider Electric creates flexible standardisation for data centre operators

May 27, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Schneider Electric creates flexible standardisation for data centre operators

Schneider Electric has created ‘flexible standardisation’ for data centre operators that allows the company to support the different sized deployments that its customers require quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively, while eliminating inconsistencies...

Citrix to extend Workspace to Google Cloud

Citrix to extend Workspace to Google Cloud

May 23, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix to extend Workspace to Google Cloud

Citrix has announced plans to extend Citrix Workspace to Google Cloud, expanding the flexibility and choice companies have in transitioning to the cloud by enabling them to quickly and efficiently deliver apps to Google devices and operating systems and...

73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands, reveals study

Veeam surpasses $1 billion in bookings

May 22, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam surpasses $1 billion in bookings

Veeam Software has announced that it has exceeded $1 billion in annual bookings, joining an elite group of software companies to achieve this milestone. On its journey to the billion-dollar mark, Veeam has also surpassed 350,000 customers, adding new...

A business case for cloud and why finance needs a seat at the table

A business case for cloud and why finance needs a seat at the table

May 21, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on A business case for cloud and why finance needs a seat at the table

Most businesses are by now already at one or another stage of the enterprise cloud transformation journey and a staggering 93 per cent of business executives who participated in Deloitte’s 2018 global outsourcing survey, confirmed that their organisations...

Orange selects Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire

Orange selects Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire

May 21, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Orange selects Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire

Orange Services Group has selected Global energy company, Engie for the operation and maintenance of its data centre in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This data centre of the latest generation, built by the Orange Service Group (GOS), is one of the few...

Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

Is your cloud-based app secure or is it costing you money?

May 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Is your cloud-based app secure or is it costing you money?

It seems as though each day brings another article about IoT, big data analytics and cloud architectures talking about the unlimited potential for companies trying to gain a competitive edge in an increasingly digital world. Early adopters, who are a bit...

F5 Networks to highlight multi-cloud capabilities at Kubecon Europe

F5 Networks to highlight multi-cloud capabilities at Kubecon Europe

May 20, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on F5 Networks to highlight multi-cloud capabilities at Kubecon Europe

F5 Networks is set to highlight its burgeoning multi-cloud and DevOps-facing capabilities at this week’s Kubecon Europe in Barcelona. The event represents the first time in EMEA F5, its service mesh arm Aspen Mesh, and the recently acquired NGINX...

Liquid Telecom launches Azure Stack in East Africa

Liquid Telecom launches Azure Stack in East Africa

May 16, 2019 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom launches Azure Stack in East Africa

Liquid Telecom Kenya has today launched a Microsoft Cloud service in East Africa that offers a step-change in cybersecurity for the region’s most sensitive databases. The new Azure Stack service will allow companies to run a private Microsoft cloud...

Centrify appoints Mark Oldemeyer as Chief Financial Officer

Centrify appoints Mark Oldemeyer as Chief Financial Officer

May 13, 2019 • Cloud Computing, PeopleComments Off on Centrify appoints Mark Oldemeyer as Chief Financial Officer

Centrify, provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, announced the company has hired Mark Oldemeyer as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Oldemeyer steps into the role previously held by current Centrify CEO, Tim Steinkopf,...

NetApp powers data-driven organisations to maximise value of their data

NetApp powers data-driven organisations to maximise value of their data

May 12, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on NetApp powers data-driven organisations to maximise value of their data

NetApp announced NetApp ONTAP 9.6, the new midrange, end-to-end NVMe AFF A320 storage system and an expanded portfolio of services to help businesses maximise the value of their data. NetApp’s cloud-connected flash solutions, an element of a Data Fabric...