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Hewlett Packard explains how to make storage and all of IT smarter

To gain insights from your data you need to empower it, care for it, protect it and make it accessible. Intelligent storage – the first step to self-managing IT – helps unlock data’s potential. This infographic from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) explains how. It helps readers understand how intelligent storage from HPE – the first […]


Sophos survey shows IT managers inundated with cyberattacks

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has announced the findings of its global survey, The Impossible Puzzle of Cybersecurity, which reveals IT managers are inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions and are struggling to keep up due to a lack of security expertise, budget and up to date technology. The survey […]


Fujitsu offers new PalmSecure biometric solutions

Fujitsu has announced the launch of a new, extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions that aim to consign passwords to history by making biometric ID easy to use across a wide variety of day-to-day applications. Available immediately to customers in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, the expanded Fujitsu PalmSecure offering comprises four […]


Sparkle selects Djibouti Data Center as its IP hub in Africa

Sparkle, a leading international service provider in Italy and among the top 10 global operators, has announced it has moved its Djibouti Point of Presence (PoP) into the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) selecting it as Sparkle’s IP hub for its expansion to East and South Africa. The Djibouti Data Center is the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral data […]


Experts gearing up for data analytics event in South Africa

A Chief Data & Analytics Officer (CDA) Africa 2019 event is to take place at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, South Africa, this Wednesday and Thursday (July 17-18). Now in its fourth year, the theme for this year’s event is ‘moving towards a data-driven and data-centric future.’ Artificial Intelligence (AI) is considered the driving force […]


Bitglass expert on protecting against insider threats

The traditional focus of IT security has been on keeping malicious external threats out of an organisation but there has been a significant rise in the volume and frequency of security breaches caused by a different type of threat, namely disgruntled, careless or negligent insiders. Steve Armstrong, Regional Director UK, Ireland and South Africa at […]


Redstor launches mobile app that provides secure access to data

Redstor has launched a new app, giving customers instant, secure access to their data from their mobile devices. It is the latest initiative by the company that is disrupting the world of data management with pioneering technology developed in South Africa. With Redstor Mobile for Android and iOS, customers can: Connect and manage multiple accounts […]


Getting to grips with cloud security and data migration to the cloud

Syrex, in conjunction with its partners Redstor, Mimecast, Microsoft and Check Point, will be hosting an exclusive panel discussion examining the security, compliance, and technical aspects surrounding the migration of data to the cloud. The session will be held at the Bryanston Country Club in South Africa on Friday, July 19. “Thanks to the arrival […]


Google unveil subsea cable that will connect Africa with Europe

Google has introduced Equiano, a new private subsea cable that will connect Africa with Europe. Once complete, Equiano will start in western Europe and run along the West Coast of Africa, between Portugal and South Africa, with branching units along the way that can be used to extend connectivity to additional African countries. The first […]


TFG Group sees significant improvement in performance and availability

As one of South Africa’s leading retailers, the TFG Group needed a robust storage infrastructure to guarantee high-performance and 24/7 availability of applications for forecasting and customer management. By partnering with Pure Storage, TFG now has a modern storage infrastructure that is reliable and offers sub-millisecond latencies. In addition, with the Pure Evergreen Storage business […]


Intelligent business management drives SME success

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an all-in-one intelligent business management solution that is starting to gain massive traction in South Africa. Although the product set has been available globally for the past four years, local small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are only now seriously considering its benefits for their operations. Craig Garrett, Head of […]


Are we reaping the rewards of intelligent manufacturing?

Dirty and dingy factories have been replaced by an increasingly digital manufacturing world. Terri Hiskey, Vice President of Product Marketing for Manufacturing at Epicor Software, tells us that ERP software combined with smart factory technology is the perfect pairing for progressive manufacturing. Look around and the manufacturing industry is brimming with examples of firms that […]


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