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FVC to lead with Enterprise Collaboration at GITEX 2019

  FVC, a leading value-added-distributor (VAD) in the Middle East and Africa, will focus on enabling the Digital Transformation journey of organisations at GITEX 2019.  The company will demonstrate the strength of its comprehensive enterprise collaboration vendor portfolio, in addition to highlighting its audio-video, IT Infrastructure and IT Security portfolio. “The uptake of enterprise collaboration […]

Johannesburg gets ready for Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

Healthcare professionals, industry experts and leaders are to gather to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on their industry. Taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on October 8 to 9 under the theme, Digital Building Blocks for a Patient-Centred Healthcare System, the fifth Healthcare Innovation Summit will attract hundreds of hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders, service providers […]

McAfee report uncovers ransomware resurgence

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2019, examining cybercriminal activity and the evolution of cyberthreats in Q1 2019. McAfee Labs saw an average of 504 new threats per minute in Q1 and a resurgence of ransomware along with changes in campaign execution and code. More than 2.2 billion […]

Global Technology driving the future of South African marketplace

Today’s global marketplace finds itself in the ever growing, ever evolving digital era. As a result of Industry 4.0 and its emerging technologies, the constant technological advances and innovations are considered great successes among many industries. First world countries often have the resources they need to keep up with the demands of this so called […]

Gartner contributor on the five security questions your board will definitely ask

With cyberattacks on organisations a fact of life, Kasey Panetta, on behalf of Gartner, explains how CISOs can deal with the inevitable questions asked by board members seeking reassurance that their company’s risks are being effectively managed. Know how to respond to your board’s most likely security questions. How secure are we? Why do we […]

How to build a winning customer experience strategy

Cameron Beveridge, Regional Director: Southern Africa at SAP Africa, looks at what organisations need to have in place to ensure they provide an excellent customer service. Unless you are one of the rare companies that don’t need customers (do those even exist?), you should be concerned over the customer experience you offer. We are after […]

Elingo Chief Solutions Officer on organisations embracing cloud services

Thought leadership piece from Karl Reed, Chief Solutions Officer at Elingo. The arrival of multinational data centres has seen local organisations increasingly looking at ways of embracing cloud services and adapting their strategies to facilitate an easier transition into this environment. Thanks to the more widespread availability of fibre and faster mobile connectivity offerings such […]

Equinix and VMware partner to accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud transformations

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced an expanded partnership with VMware to support VMware Cloud on Dell EMC on Platform Equinix. The Digital Transformation landscape has never been more complex. Enterprises must focus on ensuring the availability, performance, security and reliability of a massive set of applications while operating in a cost-effective […]

Veritas delivers cloud-agnostic, hybrid IT for VMware with Veritas enterprise data services platform

Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage, has announced the availability of its Enterprise Data Services Platform for VMware environments running on-premises or in any of the major clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Veritas’ integrated solutions enable VMware users to manage the availability […]

The priorities of cloud and virtualisation

Lorna Hardie, Regional Director Sub-Saharan Africa at VMware says that in order to thrive in today’s market and economy, it is time to recognise the imperative of cloud and the value of virtualisation. Every business should be off the fence and in the cloud. It is the foundation for growth and innovation delivering cost efficiencies, […]

Three technologies that will transform business in Africa within 10 years

Analysts are to discuss the business impact of strategic technologies at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019, which will be held from September 16 to 18 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Hyper Cycle for ICT in Africa features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years. They […]

SANParks CIO Kamal Pillay on connectivity challenges

Being responsible for South Africa’s 19 national parks takes a lot of hard work, especially because there are severe connectivity problems in the country. Kamal Pillay, Chief Information and Technology Officer of SANParks, tells Intelligent CIO how is looking to overcome this. Could you provide some background details about your current position at SANParks and […]

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