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Posts Tagged ‘Data Storage’

  • Data governance is not just about compliance; it’s good business

    January 9, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Data governance is not just about compliance; it’s good business

    An effective data governance strategy is essential for business’ due to the increasing importance of data and imposition of various data regulations. This strategy ensures that the right policies, processes, technology and people are in place to effectively...

  • Common backup blunders - how even the smallest error can cost you your data

    Medical practitioners emphasise the importance of patient data

    November 6, 2018 • HealthcareComments Off on Medical practitioners emphasise the importance of patient data

    Today, data forms the crux of businesses whether driving insights or being used to understand and better serve customers. In terms of the medical industry, patient data is especially critical. This is because Doctors rely upon patient information such as...

  • SUSE meets rising demand for affordable data storage

    SUSE meets rising demand for affordable data storage

    October 6, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on SUSE meets rising demand for affordable data storage

    For enterprise customers, the demand for additional data storage is growing too fast for traditional storage options to continue to be affordable. SUSE is meeting the demand for reliable, reasonably priced storage, today announcing the availability of SUSE...

  • Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

    Public cloud – what’s holding SA back

    August 6, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Public cloud – what’s holding SA back

    The 2018 Right Scale State of the Cloud report says that 81% of all surveyed enterprises have a multi-cloud strategy. It also predicts that 66% of cloud users intend on growing their cloud spend by 20% of more, this year. But what of the local market, where...

  • BCX in collaboration with Cisco brings robust SD-WAN solution to market.

    Power shifts in data ownership is revolutionising the Internet and cybersecurity

    April 20, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Power shifts in data ownership is revolutionising the Internet and cybersecurity

    Information is one of the most valuable commodities. Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created and either has a direct monetary value or can be mined for business intelligence to get a competitive edge. Data is the lifeblood of any organisation....

  • Visibility is dead; long live real-time network visibility

    Storage Area Networks: critical to the data centre of the future

    April 18, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Storage Area Networks: critical to the data centre of the future

    The concept of software-defined storage (SDS) is an integral facet of a modern software-defined data centre. As a critical part of this architecture, SDS supports organisations’ transition to data-driven, highly digital business models. “As the volume of...

  • Archiving has come a long way since the day of the dial-up modem

    Archiving has come a long way since the day of the dial-up modem

    April 5, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Archiving has come a long way since the day of the dial-up modem

    It’s hard to believe that less than 20 years ago the dial-up modem still ruled the Earth. Today it is found either in the tip or in dinner party conversations about the cost and the horror of its endless noise, achingly slow pace and tedious delays. Now the...

  • How banks can crowd-source fraud management?

    Combating Fraud with Tokenised Identities

    February 12, 2018 • General, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on Combating Fraud with Tokenised Identities

    Secure national identity infrastructure is foundational to delivering the benefits of a digital economy, where the bulk of transactions involve online interactions between remote entities. Whilst citizens in developed countries take identity for granted, in...

  • Fintech is for everyone

    Going into 2018 with a clean data record

    January 10, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Going into 2018 with a clean data record

    We have all been there. Trying to add someone’s contact details to your phone only to see that the SIM or the phone memory is full. Now comes the painful decision… “how do I delete it so this new contact can be saved?” Only to realise that...

  • Reputational risk of social media

    Making retail work with Machine Learning

    February 15, 2017 • RetailComments Off on Making retail work with Machine Learning

    According to UN statistics, a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of fresh food is lost or wasted worldwide every year. This amounts to a third of all food produced for human consumption. In many cases the food is still within the suggested “sell-by” and...

  • Companies need to evolve and safeguard their algorithms

    December 2, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Companies need to evolve and safeguard their algorithms

    Data has become the currency of the Always-On world. But on its own, it is not enough. Companies need to make sense of the wealth of data they have. This is where the algorithm economy comes in, says Warren Olivier, regional manager for Southern Africa at...

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    From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    June 12, 2015 • ListsComments Off on From latency to transparency: Top 5 tips for better storage

    Storage of the past was defined by vendor specific terminology for pieces of functionality, which have perpetuated the market/users thinking about storage narrowly in terms of a single vendor or technology provider. But there’s a new paradigm for storage,...

  • IT the centre of growth strategy for SA businesses

    October 9, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on IT the centre of growth strategy for SA businesses

    EMC has announced the results of its survey into IT transformation, revealing that 78 per cent of South African businesses surveyed will undergo transformational change over the next year. The findings revealed that the top business concerns for companies in...

  • The lowdown on data storage and protection

    August 16, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The lowdown on data storage and protection

    Current protection approaches to businesses storing and protecting critical data are increasingly falling short due to network, security and usability constraints. In addition restoring end-user data can be slow and resource intensive. Business managers are...

  • Kenya unwraps multi-million data centre

    September 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya unwraps multi-million data centre

    Kenya Data Network  (KDN) has unveiled a multimillion-dollar state-of-the art data center to be used for hosting data and software applications. Speaking at the launch this week, KDN Chief Executive Officer Rikus Matthyser said the Data Center, now ready for...

  • Dell enhances Tech storage solutions

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Dell enhances Tech storage solutions

    Dell today announced a new Dell EqualLogic storage solution and supporting software, to help customers address the data management requirements of increasingly dynamic and virtualised data centers. The company also released details of new integration across...