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  • Unlocking the 5G promise

    Frost & Sullivan announces findings of global Silver Peak sponsored global SD-WAN survey

    March 14, 2019 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Global market research and consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan, has recently announced the findings of a global end-user market survey sponsored by leading software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution provider, Silver Peak. The survey offers...

  • Aurecon chooses Orange Business Services as its IT services partner

    Aurecon chooses Orange Business Services as its IT services partner

    March 13, 2019 • Digital TransformationComments (0)

    Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has selected Orange Business Services, a global technology integrator, to manage its global communications infrastructure, including SD-WAN and cybersecurity services, across 60 sites in more than...

  • BCX rolls out SD-WAN suite in South Africa

    February 20, 2019 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BCX rolls out SD-WAN suite in South Africa

    As South African businesses become more competitive in the global digital economy, agile networking solutions become vital in spurring growth. To address the ever-changing landscape of digital transformation, BCX has launched an SD-WAN Suite, designed to...

  • Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    January 25, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    There can be little doubt that the SA economy today is not in the kind of state that makes doing business easy. According to Stats SA, the economy slipped into recession during Q2 of 2018, shrinking by 0.7% quarter-on-quarter, something which followed a...

  • How SD-WAN is transforming the cloud

    How SD-WAN is disrupting the networking space

    December 15, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on How SD-WAN is disrupting the networking space

    While enabling digital and cloud transformation for networks of all sizes, SD-WAN also offers organisations a new way to deploy, manage, and operate their WAN infrastructure. It is beneficial to enterprise customers who demand more flexible, open, and...

  • BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

    December 11, 2018 • Company News, SecurityComments Off on BT to deliver the latest SD-WAN and Cyber Security services for IXOM

    BT has announced that it has signed a contract to deploy a new generation of network technology for IXOM, a market leader in chemicals manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. It will see IXOM benefit from BT’s latest software-defined...

  • Johann Coetzee, managing director: Commercial at Datacentrix

    What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for your network?

    November 11, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for your network?

    There has been a lot of hype around the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What does it really mean, and how will it affect us? According to Johann Coetzee, managing director: Commercial at Datacentrix, modernised, scalable telecoms networks are essential for...

  • Rudi Matjokana returns to Vodacom

    Vodacom introduces SD-WAN to help African enterprises

    October 15, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom introduces SD-WAN to help African enterprises

    Vodacom has introduced Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) through Vodacom Business. The telecom company is one of the first to launch the digital offering in the South African market. SD-WAN, which is an application of software-defined networking...

  • Software-defined networks will enable the store of the future—and keep costs low

    Software-defined networks will enable the store of the future—and keep costs low

    October 2, 2018 • RetailComments Off on Software-defined networks will enable the store of the future—and keep costs low

    The store of the future will use seamlessly integrated technology to create a wonderful retail experience for all its customers, says Metacom CEO Réan van Niekerk — and lower costs at the same time. “What makes a retail experience great is being...

  • Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    The future of business connectivity

    September 21, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on The future of business connectivity

    Imagine a reality where you had bought and paid for a brand new car, but the dealership still had complete control of the vehicle. In short, every time you wanted to take the car out for a drive, check the engine, or even put your bags in the boot, you would...

  • Mitigate WAN complexity with SD Branch

    SD-WAN: Answering the enterprise question

    August 30, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on SD-WAN: Answering the enterprise question

    According to the latest SD-WAN study by Dell-Oro Group, SD-WAN sales are predicted to reach $US2.2 billion by 2022, a 35% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) overall and a CAGR of 41% for SD-WAN software alone. The enterprise has become the most enthusiastic...

  • Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst at ZK Research, talks about the “active-active WAN architecture”.

    Twice as much: The shift towards an active-active architecture

    July 5, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on Twice as much: The shift towards an active-active architecture

    Being proactive in business has always yielded much more generous results than being passive. The same can be said for an organisation’s network. So, you can just imaging the immense benefits of being doubly active. Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal...

  • Kolok improves efficiencies with Citrix

    May 30, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kolok improves efficiencies with Citrix

    Kolok, a division of the Bidvest Group and one of South Africa’s largest IT distributors, has deployed Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN to improve its customer service, speed of response and business efficiencies. With an operation as complex as Kolok’s, a...

  • Be cyber-savvy: Employees should not be secondary to technology

    EdgeConnect and what it can do for your SD-WAN

    May 22, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on EdgeConnect and what it can do for your SD-WAN

    While most SD-WAN (software defined wide area network) solutions promise to save money and improve network agility, it is possible to help customers build a better WAN to deliver higher levels of application performance, business productivity and user...

  • Fortinet Q4 threat landscape report confirms previous predictions of swarm attacks

    SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018 as value proposition continues to expand

    March 7, 2018 • General, SponsoredComments Off on SD-WAN will showcase more than just cost-savings in 2018 as value proposition continues to expand

    Software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) have been generally known for a value proposition that revolves around cost savings on bandwidth. When businesses look to cut the high costs of running a wide area network, SD-WANs can help to save on money by...

  • Trends that redefined contact centre technology in 2017

    Trends that redefined contact centre technology in 2017

    January 24, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Trends that redefined contact centre technology in 2017

    At the end of any year, it is wise to look forward to the year ahead, and to use the knowledge gleaned from the previous year to predict some of the business trends and influences that will impact on the economy. 1. Fibre South Africans are finally having...