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SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018

SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018

February 21, 2018 • Software, SponsoredComments (0)

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 replacing high-cost MPLS networks with lower cost broadband internet connections. “However, there is...

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New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

January 24, 2018 • Lists, People, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on New year, new rules – 2018 in the software testing industry

2018 is fast approaching; businesses are busy anticipating what the new year will bring in terms of industry developments, growing trends, and hidden surprises. Carmen Carey, CEO of software testing and performance monitoring company Apica, gives her five...

Pieter Bensch Executive Vice President, Africa & Middle East: Sage

Software in Africa: 4 enterprise trends to expect in 2018

January 22, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Software in Africa: 4 enterprise trends to expect in 2018

Don’t be distracted by cool gadgets. The real technology innovation is happening in software architecture. African Businesses should not be fooled into thinking that technology innovation in 2018 is just about connected cars, talking robots and smartphones...

Intelligent technology and smart systems are transforming customer engagement

How to get all the benefits of open source software

January 17, 2018 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on How to get all the benefits of open source software

Open source software continues its meteoric rise, as more and more large enterprises weave open source code into various areas of their operations, increasingly shunning the big-name, proprietary software vendors. In fact, according to open source software...

Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

January 10, 2018 • General, Software, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

On January 9, 2018,  Veeam Software announced results from its most successful year in the company’s decade-long history. Veeam has surpassed expectations by achieving $827M in total bookings revenue in 2017, an increase of 36 percent year-over-year....

What the future looks like for SD-WANs

What does the future look like for SD-WAN?

December 19, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on What does the future look like for SD-WAN?

SD-WANs (Software Defined Wide Area Networks) have evolved from being a cost-effective solution for simplifying hub-and-spoke WANs, to the network equivalent of a Swiss army knife for multiple applications, according to SD-WAN company, Talari Networks. With...

South African bank rolls out integrated financial planning software

Elements to consider when implementing EAM software

December 14, 2017 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Elements to consider when implementing EAM software

TechTarget defines enterprise asset management (EAM) as; “a broad term vendors use to describe software that provides managers with a way to view company-owned assets holistically. The goal is to enable managers to control and pro-actively optimise...

The metamorphosis of WAN to SD-WAN

The metamorphosis of WAN to SD-WAN

December 11, 2017 • Opinion, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on The metamorphosis of WAN to SD-WAN

The software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is coming to the rescue of network managers by helping them to manage their network in disparate locations – from urban to rural – through a single interface. Best of all, the technology runs in the cloud as a software as...

Businesses should consider the advantages of outsourcing their software development

Businesses should consider the advantages of outsourcing their software development

December 8, 2017 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Businesses should consider the advantages of outsourcing their software development

In today’s digitally driven business environment, it is critical that businesses are powered by enterprise software that is tailored to their specific needs. Indeed, every business – even if they sit within the same sector or industry – has a unique...

To build a better customer experience, start with the architecture

To build a better customer experience, start with the architecture

November 30, 2017 • General, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on To build a better customer experience, start with the architecture

Most brands are looking at the customer experience as the most powerful way they have to set themselves apart in a market where it’s becoming increasingly difficult to compete on price and product features alone. They’re ramping up investment in customer...

Dell EMC launches new machine and deep learning solutions

Dell EMC launches new machine and deep learning solutions

November 22, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Dell EMC launches new machine and deep learning solutions

On Tuesday, 22 November 2017, Dell EMC announced the launch of its new machine learning and deep learning solutions, which according to the company is in line with it continuing its work to bring high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics...

South Africa: The repercussions of the new ECA bill

The building blocks of a global software business

November 14, 2017 • Opinion, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on The building blocks of a global software business

According to the latest IDC research, the South African enterprise application software market will reach a value of $410-million by 2018. That is a very small slice of the global software spending pie, which Gartner estimates at $3.5-trillion in 2017. To...

SDN enables today’s business cases

SDN enables today’s business cases

November 7, 2017 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on SDN enables today’s business cases

Computer networks are the heart of modern communication, and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is considered a revolution in terms of how today’s networks are designed, built and operated. “SDNs are far more agile than the LANs and WANs of the past. Their...

SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018

Networks Unlimited partners with SevOne to bolster network monitoring

November 1, 2017 • General, Software, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited partners with SevOne to bolster network monitoring

On Wednesday 1 November 2017, Value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, announced its distribution agreement with SevOne, a leading provider of digital infrastructure management solutions, for the Sub-Saharan region. The world’s largest cloud services...

Velocity Group Acquires Majority Stake in MLC Solutions

Velocity Group Acquires Majority Stake in MLC Solutions

October 31, 2017 • Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Velocity Group Acquires Majority Stake in MLC Solutions

The Velocity Group, a South African strategic specialist ICT reseller and systems integrator, announced on Tuesday 31 October 2017 that the company has agreed terms for the acquisition of a majority stake in MLC Solutions for an undisclosed sum. MLC Solutions...

SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018

Networks Unlimited offers local clients hottest global tech in cloud computing

October 27, 2017 • Software, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited offers local clients hottest global tech in cloud computing

“When it comes to IT innovation, the cloud certainly has shown itself to have the most precious lining,” states Anton Jacobsz, managing director at value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited. And, the sparkling success of cloud computing is set to...