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SaaS implementation key to business survival

According to Gartner research, by 2020 all new entrants and 80% of historical vendors will offer subscription-based business models. The challenge, says Ryan Barlow, Chief Information Officer at e4, is navigating the change management challenge for effective deployment of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) within organisations. He says that e4 recently completed its own migration to Microsoft Office […]


Synology launch RackStation RS819 with snapshot technology

Growing use of the Internet and high-speed connectivity is driving the demand for effective storage and backup solutions. According to the latest figures from IDC, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region recorded a growth of 7.5% YoY in 2018 Q4. The external storage market is strongly supported by refresh cycles and large-scale […]


Six ways CIOs can help organisations in a digital age

Matthew Kibby, Vice-President, Enterprise, Africa & Middle East at Sage, on what companies should do when looking to adopt Digital Transformation. CIOs need to take a more strategic role in driving innovation within their organisations if they are to keep up with the rapid pace of digital change. No longer should IT be a cost-centre, […]


Trend Micro launches Cloud App Security Services

Trend Micro Southern Africa has announced the local launch of its Trend Micro Cloud App Security point of presence designed to provide customers added security and protection of their Microsoft Office 365 environments. With Trend Micro Cloud App Security, local customers can now fully embrace Office 365 with the knowledge that their investment, email and […]


Get to Know: Philippe Kubbinga, Regional Director at Axis Communications

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Building and leaving a legacy behind at Axis, not simply because of securing large orders and deals, but through building the organisation and laying a foundation of success within the EMEA region. In my time as Regional Director, we have established trusted relationships with partners and […]


Arcserve unveils new unified data protection solution

Arcserve LLC, a Nutanix partner and leading data protection provider has showcased its new version of Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP),  at Nutanix’s annual .NEXT Americas conference. Arcserve UDP is powered by heterogeneous, image-based technology designed to remove the multiple points of failure typically introduced into infrastructures through a piecemeal approach to data backup and […]


Five critical steps for a successful BI implementation

Gavin Sheehan, Executive: Business Intelligence & Data Management at Decision Inc, looks at the five critical steps that are needed for a successful Business Intelligence (BI) implementation. Decision-makers understand that data drives the digital business. And one of the most efficient ways to extract value out of this is through BI. But in a real-time […]


Nutanix hyperconverges secondary storage with Nutanix Mine

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced Nutanix Mine, a new open solution that integrates secondary storage operations with the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform, delivering a complete platform for primary and secondary storage within the private cloud. Through native integration with industry-leading backup vendors Veeam, HYCU, Commvault, Veritas and Unitrends, customers will be […]


Boosting cost savings and efficiency via mobile and SD-WAN services

Rentokil Initial operates in South Africa under the brands Rentokil, Initial and Ambius, providing pest control, hygiene and interior landscaping services throughout the country. Rentokil has been offering effective pest control services since the brand’s founding in 1927 in the UK. As one of the first professional pest control operators in South Africa, Rentokil has […]


SIRP and Z Services partner to offer SOAR solution for MENA enterprises

SIRP has announced a major partnership with Z Services, a leading cybersecurity SaaS provider in the MENA region, to deliver Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) solution across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). SIRP offers a unique SOAR platform that combines security operations management with valuable cybersecurity intelligence. Z Services is the first […]


Troye upbeat about next-gen networking solutions on Google Cloud Platform

Managed IT services provider Troye is upbeat about next-generation networking solutions on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Citrix recently announced that Citrix SD-WAN and Citrix ADC will soon be available on GCP, enabling experience-driven application performance and delivery across modern networks. This move enables companies to extend their networks to the cloud and deliver applications in […]


Ulwembu’s Smart Integration steps up office automation offering

Smart Integration, a wholly owned Ulwembu Business Services organisation, has achieved KNX Certified Partner status, which will further empower the company in offering true integration within the office automation space. “KNX is an open protocol that is rapidly moving up on the list of required certifications named by companies operating in the building automation industry,” […]


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