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Keep IT Costs Down with Managed Data Services

The arrival of COVID-19 and its impact on the economy threatens to undo the careful technology investments made by businesses. Over the past decade, digital-centric and data-driven business environments have been gaining momentum, taking advantage of new breakthroughs such as...

Managing the complexity to harness the power of multi-cloud disaster recovery

As organisations send more and more data into the cloud and adopt multi-cloud strategies with solutions and services from a wide range of providers, the challenge of managing these environments effectively increases. Disaster recovery (DR) in particular needs to...

Own disaster recovery at a business level or risk failing

Organisations need to move away from treating business continuity and disaster recovery as isolated IT conversations. Unless businesses ensure they also take people and processes into account when planning for disasters, they run the risk of not surviving them....

What’s next for disaster recovery?

When it comes to modern data protection, not all data should be treated the same way. Long gone are the days of just dumping a bunch of files onto a tape overnight and sending it to the vault. Today’s organisations...

3 key principles for using social media in a crisis

Thanks to smartphones and tablets, the use of social media has exploded. For many people, social media platforms are now much more than a way to keep in touch with friends and family, or to find out what’s hot—they...

Disaster recovery: The tough questions to ask and answer

In a market driven by data and the need to source, store and retrieve information in realtime, the ability to audit and control this data is paramount. The reason, say technology and cloud service experts, is to ensure that data...

Testing to mitigate the risk when disaster strikes

South African-based companies know the impact that external factors can have on data centres all too well. Whether it be man-made such as load shedding or forces of nature like the frequent Highveld thunder storms, companies can never take...

Is 2015 the year of a data dystopia?

With news of the 2015 Oscar winners still ringing in our ears, there is something about this time of year that makes watching a good film particularly satisfying. However, even amidst so many great new releases, there is nothing...

Don’t compromise Disaster Recovery for your Contact Centre

Global business has yet to recover from the 2008 recession, and local business continues to battle with a volatile currency that makes imported goods very expensive. In such an environment, and with their balance sheets under pressure, many companies...

Rand Refinery chooses Mimecast solution

Rand Refinery, the largest gold refining and smelting complex in the world, has completed a 260 seat Mimecast Unified Email Management (UEM) implementation as part of its disaster recovery, security and compliance plans. Apart from the stringent compliance requirements...
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How can SA enterprises minimize the impact of network outages?

Internet and network outages are a constant threat to any enterprise in South Africa. Whether it’s an issue experienced...
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