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Huawei set to launch cloud data services in Africa in March 2019

Huawei is preparing for a March launch for its cloud data services in Africa. The company is working with South African partners for the construction of the data centres in Johannesburg initially and later Cape Town. Huawei will deploy localised public cloud services based on local industry policies, customer requirements and partner conditions. Globally, Huawei […]


Forcepoint expert on resolving disruptions in the financial industry

Gregg Brans, from Forcepoint SA, looks as how to resolve potential disruptions in the financial industry.  In the current digital era, customers regularly share their personal information with organisations and as a result, expect companies to safeguard their personal data as prime priority. This has never been more apparent than with financial institutions, as customers […]


Epicor expert says you can use data in order to make better decisions

Hesham El Komy, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI), Epicor Software, looks at the role data plays in the modern workplace. There are vast amounts of data being created, mined and managed every day – and, according to an executive summary by Cisco, global IP traffic will experience an almost threefold increase […]


Redstor adds new data centre in South Africa following high demand

Redstor, a leading cloud data management SaaS business with technology developed in South Africa, is expanding operations by adding a new data centre in Johannesburg. The decision to take up a presence in Teraco Data Environments, Isando, follows unprecedented demand for the company’s disruptive data management platform. Paul Evans, CEO and co-founder of Redstor, said: […]


Arcserve unveils offsite back up and disaster recovery solution

Leading data protection provider, Arcserve, has announced its third generation Appliance Series, the first purpose-built appliances designed for disaster recovery and application availability to provide organisations with an all-in-one option for on-appliance and offsite backup and disaster recovery (DR) that can be deployed in under 15 minutes. Powered by award-winning Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) […]


Cloud-native solution now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

A10 Networks, a leading provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the availability of its cloud-native Application Delivery solution. This includes the Harmony Controller, vThunder ADC and Lightning ADC in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. A10’s customers can now take advantage of the […]


DR and security strategies could save your network, says Routed MD

Andrew Cruise, Managing Director, Routed, South Africa’s only vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that disaster recovery (DR) and back-up solutions remain key to business strategies for 2019. Cruise adds that protecting on-premise and cloud-based data is critical if businesses are wanting the ability to recover all areas and avoid disasters, something he says did […]


Data driven technology trends to see the most value in 2019

During the ongoing cycle of emerging technology trends, data has once again surfaced to become one of the most valuable assets a business can truly leverage. “With data at the forefront of most business strategies driving digital, technology trends that truly harness the power of data should top corporate agendas in 2019,” said Kevin Kemp, […]


Veeam Software expands leadership in Cloud Data Management

Veeam Software, a leader in backup solutions that that enable Intelligent Data Management, has  announced the general availability for new cloud data management capabilities as part of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, as well as the upcoming Veeam Availability for AWS and Veeam Availability Console v3. The new major capabilities deliver cost effective data […]


EDC Solutions expert on the transformation of workforce management

By Paul Chari, Principal Consultant of EDC Solutions at dormakaba Many organisations are realising that workforce management can be used as a resource to improve business efficiencies. By integrating the likes of access and production data control, further value can be unlocked to drive organisational improvements. Evolving technology and innovations happening in connectivity solutions (think […]


Data to provide new opportunities for HR and payroll departments

This year, data will become an enabling resource for Human Resources (HR) and payroll departments to fundamentally change how these critically important components operate inside a business. The result will be more engaged employees that help drive organisational growth. Ian McAlister, General Manager of CRS Technologies, says that even though many companies consider HR and […]


Industry experts comment on Collection #1 data breach

Industry experts have been providing comments on the Collection #1 data breach – the largest ever database of breached login details leaked on the Dark Web. Details of the breach were outlined by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Regional Director, in his blog. Collection #1 is a set of email addresses and passwordsmade up of a […]