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Posts Tagged ‘virtualisation’

  • 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...

  • Nigeria: ALTON urges government to reduce multiple taxation

    Virtualisation will reshape the telecoms industry

    January 26, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Virtualisation will reshape the telecoms industry

    The hype around software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV) is growing in the telecoms industry. The hope is that these technologies will enable service providers and network operators to drive down capital expenditure,...

  • Inus Dreckmeyr, Netshield South Africa CEO.

    Don’t skimp on power distribution units, Netshield a Westcon-Comstor company warns

    March 16, 2017 • General, SponsoredComments Off on Don’t skimp on power distribution units, Netshield a Westcon-Comstor company warns

    Netshield South Africa CEO Inus Dreckmeyr has warned corporates against the false saving of buying “dumb” power distribution units (PDUs) instead of intelligent or smart PDUs. “The basic premise behind a PDU has expanded from what they were perceived to...

  • Technology – disrupting the way we work and play

    March 15, 2017 • General, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Technology – disrupting the way we work and play

    The pace of innovation is speeding up and new technologies – or new ways to use them – are emerging daily, disrupting and blurring the lines between the way we work and how we conduct our personal lives. Executives are finding it increasingly difficult to...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    IoT adoption puts focus on availability

    February 20, 2017 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on IoT adoption puts focus on availability

    South African companies are preparing themselves for more widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform their business and improve their operations in 2017. Despite the potential this holds across consumer and business segments,...

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

    Your choice of network can make or break your business

    May 10, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Your choice of network can make or break your business

    Tell a business owner that connectivity is central to business success, and she will tell you that you are stating the obvious. Tell her that the choice of network could be the difference between success and failure, and she is bound to raise an eyebrow. The...

  • Top 5 Threat Predictions For 2016

    December 3, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 Threat Predictions For 2016

    As 2016 approaches, Fortinet and its threat research division, FortiGuard Labs, have made their annual predictions of the most significant trends in malware and network security going into 2016. As in years past, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud play...

  • Going entirely virtual is breaking new ground for efficiency

    September 23, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Going entirely virtual is breaking new ground for efficiency

    With the trend towards more environmentally conscious businesses, the increased efficiency delivered through virtualisation means IT services are automatically delivered in a greener way. That’s because a natural side-effect of improved efficiency is...

  • Is scheduled downtime ever acceptable?

    June 9, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Is scheduled downtime ever acceptable?

    In the age of the always-on business, downtime is increasingly unacceptable – even when it’s planned and announced in advance, says Veeam Regional Manager for Southern African Warren Olivier. “In 2015 any business that has any kind of online...

  • Commvault

    Can data protection unlock the full potential of virtualisation?

    June 8, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Can data protection unlock the full potential of virtualisation?

    Server virtualisation is a darling of IT administrators for a number of reasons such as delivering more efficiency and cost control than adding physical servers to accommodate the data explosion. It also offers savings due to server consolidation, at the same...

  • HDS unveils new Software Defined Infrastructure Solutions lineup

    May 25, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on HDS unveils new Software Defined Infrastructure Solutions lineup

    Hitachi Data Systems Corporation has announced a leap forward in its technology leadership for delivering software-defined infrastructures that enable customers to simplify IT and free data from traditional hardware and location constraints, making it more...

  • Data Centre trends driven by cost pressure & security concerns

    May 18, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Data Centre trends driven by cost pressure & security concerns

    The data centre has become one of the most critical infrastructure elements in the modern business. As requirements and technology have evolved, so too has the data centre, and a number of trends are currently evident around this business-critical solution....

  • Citrix South Africa

    Rethink security to beat tomorrow’s threats

    May 6, 2015 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Rethink security to beat tomorrow’s threats

    The transformation of enterprise IT can seem like one of the biggest challenges for security professionals as there is a whole new skill set required today to protect data. It’s no longer about providing employees an all access pass to the network, it’s...

  • Fast restore key to high availability in the modern data centre

    March 23, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Fast restore key to high availability in the modern data centre

    The key to maintaining availability for the modern data centre is not whether you’ve protected your data by backing up – it’s how well you can recover. Everyone loses data, all the time. The MD unthinkingly deletes an important email, or a system...

  • 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...

  • Growth of cloud in SA fuels the need for appropriate storage

    September 22, 2014 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Growth of cloud in SA fuels the need for appropriate storage

    Massive data growth and an increasing trend toward virtualisation technology are having a profound impact on the modern organisation. The data centre, as well as cloud services and solutions both public and private, are becoming increasingly important to the...