The two megatrends of cloud-based applications and mobile devices have been a boon for company productivity, agility, and innovation. The mobile-cloud combo empowers employees to work and be productive literally anywhere. However, the mobile-cloud era has created a conundrum for cybersecurity teams. Christo van Staden - Forcepoint Regional Manager: Sub-Saharan...
Telesmart.io, an expert in global number and messaging services, has been selected by Liquid Cloud, a business of pan-African technology service provider Cassava Technologies, as its number inventory management solution provider, according to an announcement from the company. Liquid Cloud will leverage Telesmart.io’s platform to remove the complexity of storing number inventory and...
The Coronavirus pandemic has influenced us in a more global way than the Cold War, affecting the environment, industry, finance, healthcare, leisure and almost every other human endeavour. Some of the areas of influence are clear and obvious. For example, the acceleration of digital transformation, which changes how organisations operate...
Connectivity and data centre solutions provider in West Africa, MainOne, and data centre supplier Minkels announced the second phase of the MDXi project. MainOne constructed West Africa's largest Tier III+ Data centre company (MDXi) in 2015. MainOne has announced plans to expand its data centre business, MDXi, into new territories...
There’s no question that cloud computing is one of the big movements in IT circles today. The world-wide adoption of cloud services is growing at an almost exponential rate, due to the capability of cloud platforms to enable new, complex business models and orchestrate globally-based integration networks. Gartner has predicted...
Research conducted by Kaspersky Lab has revealed that 35 percent of businesses globally admit that they are unsure if certain pieces of corporate information are stored on company servers or on those of their cloud providers. This makes the safeguarding and accountability of data extremely hard to achieve, putting...
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 organisations, cloud security is a major concern...
With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle announces a suite of services that enables a customer's journey to the Cloud. Blue Turtle will deliver Azure Migration Services that encompass discovery, assessment, migration, optimisation, operation and security. The services leverage technologies, which analyse a...
In the cloud-first, mobile-first era, companies in every industry around the globe are using cloud computing to power their transformation into digital businesses. Organisations are turning to the cloud due to the business benefits that the technology unlocks and enables including cost savings, greater business agility, reduced IT complexity and...
The world of entertainment is changing rapidly. Increased access to fibre to the home, as well as a growing number of content creators and video-on-demand services, are forcing large entertainment companies to rethink their business strategies and innovate new and exciting ways to entertain their customers. That's why, as part...
The world has changed immensely since on-premise infrastructure was considered the best option for company applications. Today, most companies have begun shifting toward off-premise options, such as cloud and co-location. But how do they determine which is best - should companies make cost a primary deciding factor when choosing...
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 were adopting - or at least considering adopting - cloud. Deloitte South...
We can all agree that cloud has practically become a part of our everyday lives, whether you’re streaming your favourite Netflix shows, or even engaging in simple communication with friends and co-workers on Slack. This is why when the cloud provider that owns the lion’s share of the market...
Exclusive Networks Africa is proud to announce a new partnership agreement with Infoblox, a leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Its solutions empower organisations to automate, standardise and accelerate the delivery of cloud-native and data centre network and security services, all from one place. The Infoblox vision is to...
Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental to a modern, resilient enterprise. in 2020 many organisations may well have been taking a wait-and-see approach, but the pandemic has forced everyone’s hand and sped up digital transformation in...
When moving data into the cloud, organisations should be aware that it is the responsibility of the information owner to ensure that holistic protection and clear visibility is in place, to avoid security breaches! “The desire to gain the many benefits related to the cloud, such as flexibility, cost savings...
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