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  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    Companies increasingly turning to cloud for improved security

    February 8, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Companies increasingly turning to cloud for improved security

    Data breaches that result in confidential data being compromised, whether it is just released to the general public or used for more malicious purposes, have become almost a daily occurrence, making cybersecurity a non-negotiable for organisations. This...

  • This program adds to the existing Ruckus Partner Specialisation programs, including Smart Cities, Large Public Venue and Education programs.

    Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

    February 5, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

    Africa’s only neutral cloud infrastructure business, Routed, says that while IDC predicts public cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in cloud infrastructure. “Cloud is more than a...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

    February 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

    The siren’s call of digital transformation boils down to “if you build an app, they will come”. There’s a lot more to digital transformation than the pretty picture of success painted in colourful pixels across the Internet. While executives nestle...

  • The short shift to cloud computing

    The short shift to cloud computing

    November 13, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The short shift to cloud computing

    ‘Lift-and-shift’ – the classic approach to cloud migration – means this: take all your existing IT structures, procedures and applications and transfer them to the cloud. On paper, such an approach seems sensible. Yet, while cloud migration may mean...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    It’s a cloudy year for retail

    September 18, 2017 • Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on It’s a cloudy year for retail

    According to the PWC 2017 Total Retail Consumer survey, retailers are facing one of the most competitive environments in decades. It’s easy to think that this wave of competition is driven by flighty consumers who easily jump from brand to brand based on...

  • Acumatica Cloud ERP Ranked Highest

    How retailers can make use of cloud technologies

    September 15, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Retail, Top StoriesComments Off on How retailers can make use of cloud technologies

    According to the PWC 2017 Total Retail Consumer survey, retailers are facing one of the most competitive environments in decades. It’s easy to think that this wave of competition is driven by flighty consumers who easily jump from brand to brand based on...

  • Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

    Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

    September 11, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

    Improving the efficiency and reliability of IT operations, enhancing security and compliance, a proactive approach to maintenance, return on investment and costs savings, and freeing up IT employees to work on strategic projects, are some of the top factors...

  • Trends that redefined contact centre technology in 2017

    The cloud is broadening its horizons

    March 23, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The cloud is broadening its horizons

    Cloud technology is no longer the new kid on the block. It has slowly and steadily infiltrated almost all aspects of our lives, from personal device storage to large-scale enterprise management systems, bringing with it convenience, but more importantly for...

  • A comprehensive security strategy needs to reflect the interdependence of physical and virtual security

    3 ways to improve your small business’ online security

    December 2, 2016 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on 3 ways to improve your small business’ online security

    Cyber security is a growing concern for South African businesses. PwC’s 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey shows that cyber-crime is South Africa’s second most reported economic crime: 32% of local companies reported an online security breach in the...

  • Cloud is still a major buzzword in South Africa

    August 2, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud is still a major buzzword in South Africa

    Cloud is still a buzzword, trending across South African enterprises and is top of mind for many executives looking to achieve their financial and operational goals. Cloud services have been promoted as the money saving, all-encompassing answer to any...

  • Beyond the cloud: What your business will look like in the future

    June 9, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Beyond the cloud: What your business will look like in the future

    After a slow start in South Africa, cloud adoption is picking up fast, following global trends in which spend on cloud services is rapidly doubling and even tripling. According to IDC, spend on public cloud services will grow from around $70 billion in 2015...

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    Closing the growing cloud applications performance gap

    June 7, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Closing the growing cloud applications performance gap

    Reports show businesses of all sizes are making the move to the cloud. As well as improving cost effectiveness, mobility and scalability, cloud applications make it easier for IT departments to maintain all the systems and applications housed within data...

  • Cloud computing: 5 things you need to know

    June 6, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud computing: 5 things you need to know

    BrightRock executive director Leopold Malan shares his top 5 cloud computing tips. 1. It’s time to join the bandwagon Cloud computing is not as new to South African business landscape as you might think, with an increasing number of business owners signing...

  • Citrix Synergy 2016

    Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

    May 26, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016

    Rising global competition and accelerating innovation require businesses to become more agile and digital, harnessing the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) to reimagine business models and change how work gets done. According to IDC, over...

  • Dynamic Unified Communications: Ensure your solution is fully integrated

    May 18, 2016 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Dynamic Unified Communications: Ensure your solution is fully integrated

    South African companies in every industry are becoming enchanted by the possibilities of Cloud-based architecture and services. One area of the organisation that is perfectly primed for migration to the Cloud is that of Unified Communications and...

  • The Uber Era: Using Cloud Solutions to Avoid Disruption

    May 13, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on The Uber Era: Using Cloud Solutions to Avoid Disruption

    The advent of the ‘Uber era’ has traditional businesses running scared. While business disruption isn’t new, the world is now seeing a perfect storm of accelerated technology innovation and rapidly changing consumer expectations that’s bringing...