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  • Why the FinTech sector above all others must embrace hyper-availability

    Hyper-availability: The competitive edge for digital banks

    September 29, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on Hyper-availability: The competitive edge for digital banks

    With downtime and unavailability significantly impacting on the reputation of a bank, fintechs are in a prime position to embrace hyper-availability and gain the competitive advantage over the incumbents. We explore the impact it is making in the local...

  • The impact of hyper-availability on e-tailing

    Availability: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity in Africa

    August 10, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Availability: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity in Africa

    The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and business reliance on the ability to analyse and use this data has become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and customer loyalty. Leaders in every...

  • Critical infrastructure: Downtime is simply not an option

    Critical infrastructure: Downtime is simply not an option

    May 7, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Critical infrastructure: Downtime is simply not an option

    The draft Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill in South Africa, the successor to the National Key Points Act of 1980, has elicited heated debate from several quarters. However, it remains focused on improving security measures in critical infrastructure...

  • Prioritise keeping your bitcoin safe, secure, and available

    The importance of availability for universities in 2018

    February 7, 2018 • EducationComments Off on The importance of availability for universities in 2018

    The cost and importance of higher education mean this sector is always open to scrutiny. Whether that is from politicians, journalists or even their own staff and students. At times it feels like the list of demands placed on universities is so long that...

  • Compliance requires an evolved availability approach

    Top Cloud trends for 2018

    January 24, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Top Cloud trends for 2018

    The imminent arrival of multinational data centres in South Africa to service the continent will herald a new period of cloud innovation. From end-users, all the way through to enterprise-size businesses; virtualisation (and its associated impact on...

  • Compliance requires an evolved availability approach

    Can businesses afford not to embrace availability?

    October 16, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Can businesses afford not to embrace availability?

    Digital transformation initiatives have resulted in organisations evaluating all aspects of their business strategy. The always-on availability of data is one of these and is fundamental to the success of any organisation in the months and years to come....

  • Creating the best cyber-security defences for the Public Sector

    Is security compromising availability of your business?

    July 27, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on Is security compromising availability of your business?

    Cyber-crime is on the rise, affecting vulnerable businesses across the globe. The effects of a security breach can be catastrophic, leading to loss of reputation and possibly monetary losses as well. It is vital that organisations stay on top of cybercrime...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    February 3, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Availability, trust and security trends for African businesses in 2017

    A look at the evolution of data availability and associated issues that have the potential to transform ordinary businesses, power new business models, enable innovation, and deliver greater value. Take a look below at our 2017 IT Trends for South Africa....

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    The public sector needs to embrace availability

    April 13, 2016 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on The public sector needs to embrace availability

    Following the completion of the South African Budget speech in Parliament, it is clear that government is striving to create an enabling environment for its citizens. Gregg Petersen, regional director for the Middle East and Africa and the South Asian...