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Posts Tagged ‘hybrid cloud’

  • What do the new EU data protection rules mean for African businesses?

    What do the new EU data protection rules mean for African businesses?

    April 12, 2019 • SecurityComments (0)

    In 2016, the European Union passed new legislation with regard to the processing of personal data, which came into force in May 2018. The new rules would replace provisions that dated back to the 1990s and were rendered largely obsolete by rapid technological...

  • Why is Cloud a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

    Why Cloud is a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

    January 31, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Why Cloud is a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

    Cloud adoption in key African markets has grown phenomenally over the past few years. Organisations that want to remain relevant and interact economically will have to look at cloud computing in order to ensure interoperability, cost efficiency and high-end...

  • NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    October 30, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

    NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, announced ONTAP 9.5, MAX Data, StorageGRID SG6060, NetApp Solution Support for FlexPod, and Flash Performance Guarantee. These new data services and solutions further extend the NetApp Data Fabric across edge,...

  • IBM To acquire Red Hat

    IBM to acquire Red Hat

    October 29, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM to acquire Red Hat

    IBM and Red Hat, provider of open source cloud software, has announced that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a...

  • Digitally preserving cultural heritage for generations to come

    Technology enables law enforcement of the future

    September 14, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Technology enables law enforcement of the future

    Ranging from on-body police cameras to 24/7 monitoring of major transportation hubs, video has undoubtedly become a strategic source of information, insights, and intelligence in combatting not only crime, but recording instances which would otherwise become...

  • Ignoring endpoint data puts your business at risk

    Don’t let security concerns keep you out of the cloud

    September 10, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Don’t let security concerns keep you out of the cloud

    Cloud computing is gaining traction and, with major cloud players establishing – or committing to – a local presence, it’s only a matter of time before every business has some, if not all, applications running in the cloud. For many organisations,...

  • What are the best practices to ensure an effective data backup strategy?

    5 ways to transform your home storage and backups

    July 25, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on 5 ways to transform your home storage and backups

    NAS stands for network-attached storage. Sounds complicated and technical and only for hardcore technology fundi’s right? Wrong. NAS happens to be a clever, easy and brilliant way to build a home server that allows you to change the way you handle all your...

  • Infrastructure Management Trends in South Africa

    Infrastructure Management Trends in South Africa

    March 26, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Infrastructure Management Trends in South Africa

      It is a digital age and for businesses to remain current, they need to get on board with the burgeoning trend towards customer experience improvement and tailor their infrastructure accordingly. According to a Walker study, customer experience will...

  • Focus on the challenges, not the technology

    Being open about being open: priorities for IT in 2018

    January 8, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Being open about being open: priorities for IT in 2018

    There are some big things set to come in 2018. In fact, we are seeing numerous significant developments in the world of enterprise IT. These include the emergence of the container infrastructure ecosystem, a continued move to hybrid cloud and the growth in...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Simplifying the management of on-premise cloud services

    December 17, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Simplifying the management of on-premise cloud services

    One of the more complex issues related to server management – particularly for those organisations that host their servers on premise – is the need for a full-time system administrator, who is able to maintain the servers, who knows the operational...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    Why some companies still fear the cloud

    November 20, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Why some companies still fear the cloud

    We’ve all experienced it before – one moment you’re dreaming peacefully and the next you’re plummeting through the air before ‘landing’ with a heart-stopping jolt back in bed. They say we often dream about falling when we feel overwhelmed or out...

  • Cloud computing

    Managing hybrid, multi-cloud environments

    September 18, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Managing hybrid, multi-cloud environments

    The vast majority of companies have moved at least parts of their business to the cloud. The benefits in terms of cost savings, improved operations and similar are too great to ignore. Some have gone either a public or private cloud route, but most have a...

  • Public Cloud

    Cloud Technology: Discussing data compliance and security

    August 21, 2017 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Cloud Technology: Discussing data compliance and security

    When it comes to the adoption of public cloud computing the major concerns often remain focused on privacy and data security. In a heavily regulated environment like financial services, this is often magnified, and perceived issues often become an inhibitor...

  • Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

    African organisations to benefit from Rubrik’s integration with Pure Storage

    July 18, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on African organisations to benefit from Rubrik’s integration with Pure Storage

    Rubrik, a Cloud Data Management company, has announced its data protection solution for Pure Storage FlashBlade, along with new integration between Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management Products and Pure Storage’s FlashArray//M. With this new collaboration,...

  • Acumatica Cloud ERP Ranked Highest

    Beware the hype around hybrid cloud computing

    July 13, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Beware the hype around hybrid cloud computing

    Everything-as-a-Service is where cloud services seem to be going and one of the main drivers of this is the emerging hybrid cloud. But, Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a neutral cloud provider, says that true hybrid cloud solutions have not yet been...

  • Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

    Veeam and Nutanix Accelerate Digital Transformation for the Always-On Enterprise

    July 1, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam and Nutanix Accelerate Digital Transformation for the Always-On Enterprise

    Provider of solutions that delivers Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, Veeam Software today announced an expanded partnership with Nutanix, a provider of enterprise cloud computing and hyper-converged infrastructure, in which Veeam becomes the...