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...
November 27, 2018 •
Neo Sesinye •
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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...
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...
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...
March 11, 2016 •
Top Stories •
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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...
April 9, 2015 •
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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...
July 7, 2014 •
Company News •
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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...
April 1, 2014 •
Company News •
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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 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...
January 17, 2012 •
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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...
July 14, 2010 •
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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...
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)...