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Posts Tagged ‘IT infrastructure’

  • Saicom services help Rentokil Initial improve performance and cost savings

    March 25, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Saicom services help Rentokil Initial improve performance and cost savings

    The implementation of a host of services from local supplier Saicom has provided significant performance improvements and cost savings to business services specialist Rentokil Initial in its sub-Saharan region. According to Tashwill Carelse, Rentokil...

  • Lenovo announces Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services

    February 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise ITComments Off on Lenovo announces Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services

    Lenovo has announced Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services, a comprehensive as-a-Service offering. It is a subscription-based offering that allows customers to use and pay for data centre hardware and services – on-premise or at a customer-preferred...

  • The dangers of not upgrading ageing infrastructure

    The dangers of not upgrading ageing infrastructure

    January 23, 2019 • Enterprise ITComments Off on The dangers of not upgrading ageing infrastructure

    It’s the dawn of a new year and we’ve all made resolutions to update our health, our lives and even our jobs. An important consideration for new years resolutions is the inclusion of a commitment to update IT infrastructure. Outdated IT infrastructure can...

  • The culture of data – knowing, rather than just storing

    December 27, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The culture of data – knowing, rather than just storing

    Over the past few years, it’s become a habit for organisations to collect and retain as much data as possible. The idea is a simple one: the more data you have, the more value you can get out of it (oh, and it might be useful in the future). However,...

  • Mimecast launches global citizenship program

    Mimecast launches global citizenship program

    October 12, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Mimecast launches global citizenship program

    Mimecast Limited recently announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities. Global Citizenship formalizes the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR)...

  • How to tell if you've been hacked

    Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

    September 30, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Comstor Southern Africa offers SolarWinds to resellers in South Africa

    Comstor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that customers in South Africa now, as a result of the extension of its distribution contract, have access to the full range of end-to-end IT infrastructure management software solutions from SolarWinds....

  • Schneider Electric launches new digital ecosystem

    Schneider Electric encourages partnerships with Partner Portal for IT

    September 20, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Schneider Electric encourages partnerships with Partner Portal for IT

    Schneider Electric South Africa, the global energy management and automation company, has revamped their online portal for IT Channel Partners. Through Schneider Electric’s Partnership, evolved promise, significant updates have been made to partners’...

  • Gartner fellow and research vice president Tom Scholtz

    Beat the cybersecurity skills shortage

    August 13, 2018 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Beat the cybersecurity skills shortage

    Conventional wisdom dictates that an increase in cybersecurity threats requires ever-larger IT security teams. Gartner fellow and research vice president Tom Scholtz says it’s time to think differently. Speaking ahead of his track on security and risk...

  • The impact of hyper-availability on e-tailing

    Availability: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity in Africa

    August 10, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Availability: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity in Africa

    The amount of data in our world has been exploding, and business reliance on the ability to analyse and use this data has become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and customer loyalty. Leaders in every...

  • Benefits of a managed IT services model

    Benefits of a managed IT services model

    February 28, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Benefits of a managed IT services model

    In today’s business environment, organisations need to adopt new technologies in order to expand their operations and improve productivity and customer experience. Even small to mid-size organisations will not be able to function, let alone scale-up their...

  • Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

    Top 5 steps to ensure your IoT strategy is a success

    September 29, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 steps to ensure your IoT strategy is a success

    Whether it’s a smart scale in our home, which advises us how to adapt our eating and exercise regimes, or a smart shelf within a retail store that is able to ‘restock’ itself using sensors which automatically trigger stock orders as shelves empty,...

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    How Citrix Fuels Red Bull Racing

    August 7, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How Citrix Fuels Red Bull Racing

    Few businesses create a completely different product every couple of weeks, not to mention take their product team on the road and set up a completely new IT system on the fly. Yet, this is what the team at Red Bull Racing does each and every day. A video...

  • Reputational risk of social media

    How AI is changing the world

    April 5, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on How AI is changing the world

    Major corporations are increasingly turning to smart machines to make their businesses more impactful and relevant to their customers. Gaining a global competitive edge is vital to the survival of any commercial entity, especially in a world of increasing...

  • Multi-sided-platforms are the new blueprint for global business

    How tablets and the cloud could transform education in South Africa

    July 28, 2016 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on How tablets and the cloud could transform education in South Africa

    South African schools and universities are struggling with the high costs of textbooks and other educational materials, a shortage of teachers in key subjects like maths and science, and difficulties in funding IT infrastructure. However, technology continues...

  • Avelacom extends ultra low latency connectivity to South African capital markets

    South Africa needs to prepare for the Internet of Things

    May 5, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa needs to prepare for the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IoT) will, as it grows, automate and inform an increasing number of operations, applications and processes. With no dedicated infrastructure in place for IoT – i.e., to send, receive or transport IoT signals – it is critical that...

  • Warren Oliver

    Building the modern data centre: Plan for availability

    February 25, 2015 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Building the modern data centre: Plan for availability

    The always-on era is becoming a reality for every business: Globalisation is allowing companies to spread their operations across multiple time zones just as users are abandoning the old nine-to-five working day and want access to their email and data...