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Posts Tagged ‘hybrid cloud’

  • IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

    IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

    July 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

    IBM, the international technology company, has purchased Red Hat, an American cloud software company, in a landmark tech deal valued at $34 billion — making it the second largest deal in tech history. Taking first place is Dell acquiring EMC Data Storage at...

  • Are you ready for the Workplace of the future?

    Are you ready for the workplace of the future?

    April 30, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Are you ready for the workplace of the future?

    Technology is visible in all parts of a business and it is important that leaders empower their employees to use new technologies to be digitally ahead. As the workplace continues to evolve, organisations that do not embrace the digital workplace will risk...

  • Westcon-Comstor now NetApp distribution for Sub-Saharan Africa

    April 29, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor now NetApp distribution for Sub-Saharan Africa

    Westcon-Comstor has announced the appointment by NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, as its distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa effective May 1, 2019. Westcon-Comstor has been a distributor in some territories for many years but can now offer NetApp...

  • NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

    NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

    April 29, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

    NEC XON is one of the only African organisations capable of maximising customer benefits from F5 Networks solutions since it recently gained rare certifications, which has improved opportunities for African organisations to adopt secure and optimised...

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

    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 powers data-driven organisations to maximise value of their data

    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,...

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

    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...