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Designing robust Business Continuity policies

The goal of a Business Continuity policy is to document what is needed to keep an organisation running on ordinary business days as well as times of emergency. When the policy is well-defined and clearly adhered to, the company can set realistic expectations for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery processes. Industry experts share insights with […]


Disaster planning in the wake of increased threat vectors

Typically, Disaster Recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs. Before generating a detailed plan, an organisation often performs a business impact analysis (BIA) and risk analysis (RA), and it establishes recovery objectives. Industry pundits share with us insights and look at a step-by-step plan, precautions organisations should take to minimise the […]


Five key trends shaping firms’ digital journeys as the transformation drive accelerates

With the disruption brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic forcing organisations to digitise, Ian Fairclough, Vice President, EMEA Customer Success, Mulesoft, identifies five key developments that are shaping organisations’ digital journeys as they continue to address the pressures of Digital Transformation. The urgency and disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to organisations facing more […]


Why strong payments partnerships are crucial

Mohammed Ali Yusuf, MENAP Regional Manager, Checkout.com, explains which markets that are historically dominated by cash payments present a significant growth opportunity for the digital payments industry in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Local relationships and locally savvy partners are crucial for global payment firms venturing into the Middle East, North Africa and […]


A closer look at the impact of cloud video surveillance: What does it mean for CIOs?

We take a look at the impact of cloud video surveillance on today’s businesses as more organisations are using cloud technology for business development. Rishi Lodhia, Managing Director EMEA, Eagle Eye Networks, considers what the growing adoption of cloud video surveillance means for CIOs and some of the major advantages of utilising the technology for […]


Consequence of organisations continuing to underestimate damage of cyberthreats and how to avoid it

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the findings of the second edition of its survey report, The Future of Cybersecurity in Asia Pacific and Japan, in collaboration with Tech Research Asia (TRA). The study reveals that despite cyberattacks increasing, cybersecurity budgets have remained stagnant and executive teams continue to underestimate the level […]


Expert discusses addressing the talent shortfall in technology

There is a strong focus on cyberskills within the technology industry, as employers are constantly seeking ways to attract and retain new talent as skills gaps widen. Anthony Webb, Vice-President EMEA, A10 Networks, says building and nurturing talent is a vital part of creating a resilient industry and all organisations should look to make this […]


How subscription models can support the future delivery of healthcare

If healthcare providers are to remain resilient when faced with curveballs like the current pandemic, they must adapt and operate with more advanced and robust business models to thrive. John Phillips, EMEA GM and SVP of Sales at Zuora, says healthtech companies and healthcare providers need to ensure they have sustainable business models in place to […]


Look closer to home for the skills to accelerate Digital Transformation

It goes without saying that business leaders must assess the importance of maximising resources to meet customer demands. Chris Buijs, EMEA Field CTO, NS1, discusses how companies can maximise their resources without sacrificing performance as they compete in the digital economy. The term ‘Digital Transformation’ is more readily applied to technological change within enterprises than […]


How are data centre leaders optimising their infrastructure to meet Digital Transformation demands?

Digital Realty, a leading global provider of carrier and cloud-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, recently announced the opening of its third data centre in Singapore. The multi-story, 50-megawatt facility, known as Digital Loyang II or SIN12, is Digital Realty’s largest data centre in the country and will bring the company’s total committed investment […]


Expert discusses data centre modernisation for transformation success

Modernising the data centre is about harnessing innovative capabilities to operate with a competitive edge. Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres, discusses the importance of modernising the data centre for successful Digital Transformation, using automation tools such as Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to swap the rigid architectures of yesterday. As organisations across the […]


2021: The year of visibility, performance and infrastructure everywhere

CIOs and their IT teams must adopt solutions that give a holistic overview of the network if they are to succeed in developing an infrastructure that supports working from anywhere. Elie Dib, Senior Vice President, EMEA at Riverbed Technology, says 2021 must be the year of establishing infrastructure everywhere and CIOs and their teams need […]


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