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Posted on 01/10/2020 by charlene

VMworld 2020: Innovating with the Expectation of Change

Chris Wolf, vice president, advanced technology group, VMware 2020 has been an extraordinarily challenging year. Personally and professionally, we’ve had to find new levels of resiliency in the face of challenges to our health, environment, education, and life as we know it. From supporting COVID-19 vaccine efforts to protecting people’s safety, education, work, social and […]

Posted on 17/09/2020 by charlene

Quiz: What type of VMworld-er are you?

VMworld is fast approaching, and 2020 marks the 16th anniversary of the annual event – since its launch in 2004. That’s right! 16 years adds up to hundreds of keynotes, thousands of sessions and millions of visitors! But the best part is, each person has their own unique experience. So, whether you’re a regular attendee, […]

Posted on 15/09/2020 by charlene

Partners reaching out to customers and the customer satisfaction they have experienced as result

In our previous Blog “Introduction to our Cloud Heroes” we discussed the success of our VMware Cloud Partners and the success they have achieved during the current pandemic, as well as their efforts to help keep not just their own lights on, but to ensure their customers were able to get to work every day. […]

Posted on 11/09/2020 by charlene

Introduction to our Cloud Heroes

At the end of March 2020 many African countries felt the impact of the global pandemic. Offices shut, lockdowns were put in place and businesses were shuttered. It was a new world and it was a world that demanded that IT step up and take charge – ensuring that business kept the lights on. But […]

Posted on 28/08/2020 by charlene

Women’s Day in the workplace

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will be just leaders,” said Sheryl Sandberg. In honour of Women’s Month in South Africa and the progress that we have made in terms of gender equality since 1956, we asked the ladies on our local VMware team to answer a few questions on what […]

Posted on 14/08/2020 by charlene

The key to business continuity? Next-generation apps 

In the last few months, we have witnessed how recent events have accelerated digital transformation trends that were already under way. From the death of cash to more people working from home, a lot of different changes in consumer behaviours are no longer long-term socio-economic shifts, but firmly established, contemporary trends within society.   This acceleration in digital has driven new business models, but also workforce flexibility and continuity in the business. In seeking to drive business performance while keeping their employees […]

Posted on 20/07/2020 by charlene

Discovery secures patient data as it takes proactive approach to healthcare outcomes

By adopting CloudHealth by VMware® and VMware Secure State™, South African insurance giant is now more efficient and effective in the way it manages its multiple cloud environments – and more secure in the way its handles patients’ medical data. Discovery Limited is a global insurance and financial services company based in South Africa. In […]

Posted on 14/07/2020 by charlene

Emerging technologies converging to transform healthcare

Hema Purohit, Advisory Services, VMware  Jens Koegler, Healthcare Industry Director, VMware  The healthcare industry has never been one to shy away from technology – in some instances it’s a pioneer. However, there are also others, such as front-line hospitals, that have traditionally been much slower with adoption. But how emerging technologies, like 5G, Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), […]

Posted on 14/07/2020 by charlene

Healthcare CIOs: The 2025 agents of change

Jens Koegler, Healthcare Industry Director, VMware The global healthcare industry is evolving at a breakneck speed and change, both planned and unplanned, is coming from every direction. New technologies, interconnected patient data and improved drug developments are facilitating a move to a patient-centered model of care. At the same time the industry is having to adapt and react to […]

Posted on 14/07/2020 by charlene

CIOs emerging as government transformation drivers

Organisations the world over are not only under pressure to do more with less, but to run operations with less friction than ever before. This is especially true for governments – both local and national, as they aim to ensure public service resilience and democratic process continuity in times of crisis – and for those in […]

Posted on 14/07/2020 by charlene

Engaging employees with technology is make-or-break for public sector organisations

Joachim Murat, Public Sector Industry Director, EMEA Civil Government, VMware How people interact with technology is changing on an almost daily basis. Think of the rise in contactless payments, or digital fitness tracking over the last 12 months alone. It’s an evolution that has thrust the public sector to the fore in 2020 as governments around […]

Posted on 25/06/2020 by charlene

Curro Schools’ Digital-First Approach to Always Put Learners at the Heart of Education Shows Results

If the current COVID-19 health pandemic has shown us anything it is that those education institutions that are nimble, agile, and that have already embraced digital solutions are at the forefront of meeting the changing demands of learners. Setting a global example is the independent school group, Curro Holdings, whose foresight in its technology decisions […]

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