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  • Data protection and business continuity to stay out of the dark

    March 21, 2019 • Features, Southern AfricaComments Off on Data protection and business continuity to stay out of the dark

    Load-shedding has become synonymous with day to day life in South Africa. But while it’s easy enough for a residence or small business to work around a blackout, larger enterprises face far greater – and pricier – consequences when they...

  • Business continuity and disaster recovery – what businesses need to know

    November 27, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Business continuity and disaster recovery – what businesses need to know

    The smallest disruption to a business can have a long-lasting impact, from interrupted production to lost customers. It’s critical that businesses have a business continuity plan in place to not only minimise the impact and recover from any incident...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    Driving digital transformation in Africa

    June 9, 2017 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments Off on Driving digital transformation in Africa

    Digital transformation has become one of the most important strategic priorities for enterprises in the always-on world of business. By integrating technology into all facets of the organisation, decision-makers are preparing themselves to benefit from a...

  • Free registration open for leading Business Continuity event in Johannesburg

    September 2, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Free registration open for leading Business Continuity event in Johannesburg

    Zerto, setting the standard for protection, recovery and migration of data in cloud and virtualised data centres, has announced the launch of ZertoCON Johannesburg, the next generation business continuity conference, taking place September 6, 2016 at the...

  • Keeping the focus on business continuity

    March 11, 2016 • Top StoriesComments Off on Keeping the focus on business continuity

    The Always-On environment requires modern data centres that are able to scale according to organisational needs. Rick Vanover, senior product strategy manager at Veeam, believes the impact this places on business continuity should not be underestimated. “In...

  • Isaac Mophatlane

    Video Interview: Isaac Mophatlane discusses the future of BCX

    April 9, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Isaac Mophatlane discusses the future of BCX

    IT News Africa’s Managing Director, Abe Wakama interviews Business Connexion (BCX) CEO, Isaac Mophatlane. During the interview, Mophatlane discusses the origins of BCX, the looming Telkom deal, as well as the future of BCX. In 1996, Isaac co-founded the...

  • Steven King

    4 key factors when planning Business Continuity for your Contact Centre

    July 7, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on 4 key factors when planning Business Continuity for your Contact Centre

    Customers are the lifeblood of any business, and for many companies, large and small, a contact centre is the most important channel for interacting with them. And yet, despite its importance, few companies have a comprehensive disaster recovery and business...

  • ICT continuity: Are you spending enough or too much?

    April 1, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on ICT continuity: Are you spending enough or too much?

    Few would question the necessity for ICT continuity solutions – but how many have interrogated how much they cost and how effective they are? That’s a question posed by Jaun Harmse, senior business continuity management advisor at ContinuitySA, who asks...

  • ContinuitySA implements landmark server replication project

    October 16, 2013 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on ContinuitySA implements landmark server replication project

    ContinuitySA has successfully implemented a complete business continuity solution using server replication for a global resources company. The client has integrated mining, processing, energy, logistical and marketing operations across Asia, Latin America and...

  • Top 10 business continuity issues for 2012

    January 17, 2012 • ListsComments Off on Top 10 business continuity issues for 2012

    On 12 December 2012, the current cycle will come to an end—according to the Mayan long count way of reckoning time, that is. Opinion is divided on what this will portend. Spiritual enlightenment ? Or apocalypse? Doomsday scenarios aside, just what are the...

  • The challenges of setting up recovery centres in Africa

    July 14, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on The challenges of setting up recovery centres in Africa

    Business Continuity Management has not been top of mind in Africa in the past, but the concept is growing quickly as new legislation and corporate governance regulations take hold for both public and private sector organisations. Despite the growing awareness...

  • Overcoming Business Continuity incidents – do a bit at a time, but do it now

    March 11, 2010 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Companies should look more carefully at multiple recovery options. This is why a Business continuity (BC) or Disaster Recovery (DR) plan is a must, says Rajen Naicker, Overland Product Specialist at Drive Control Corporation (DCC)...