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Embracing the work from anywhere model

Finally, there is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. As countries get closer to the easing of lockdowns and social restrictions, many organisations are starting to look forward to welcoming employees and clients back to the office. But if enterprise organisations are thinking that this is the end of working from home, […]


The data centre trends currently shaping the future of the industry

The past year has seen many of us working from home and spending a lot more time using streaming services and staying indoors. This has caused a greater demand on data centres worldwide leading to increased sales of equipment. Additionally, demand will also be driven by 5G data, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, the evolution […]


The evolution of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is the incorporation of computer-based technologies into an organisation’s products, processes and strategies. Industry pundits tell Intelligent CIO Africa, how CIOs are leading their organisations to succeed with Digital Transformation, business benefits, digital technologies and processes that can enable organisations to adeptly respond to customer demands in the present and as demands continue […]


Securing the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


How to secure the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


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 […]


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 […]


Why business analytics matters

Business analytics (BA) is the iterative, methodical exploration of an organisation’s data, with an emphasis on statistical analysis. Successful business analytics depends on data quality, skilled analysts who understand the technologies and the business and an organisational commitment to using data to gain insights that inform business decisions. Industry experts share insights on the types […]


Developing 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 on […]


IoT adoption in Africa

With Digital Transformation accelerating, the benefits the Internet of Things (IoT) can provide organisations, especially those reliant on data collected from Edge devices are substantial. Industry experts share insights on how IT decision-makers can increase their understanding of how IoT can be better integrated into existing systems while remaining scalable for growth opportunities. The Internet […]


The promise of 5G technology

Fifth-generation wireless (5G) is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to greatly increase the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks. These speeds exceed wireline network speeds and offer latency of one millisecond or lower, which is useful for applications that require real-time feedback. Industry pundits share insights behind the rapid adoption of 5G technology […]


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