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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Node Africa CEO: Cloud Is Key for Africa’s Economy

Node Africa CEO Phares Kariuki has always been passionate about the power of cloud technology to transform Africa’s economy. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, he is even more resolute. “The outbreak has been a wakeup call to many business leaders,” he says. “They now realize the traditional model of IT is broken. Firms who are […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Leaders in a time of change – CIOs and digital transformation

Digitalisation is demanding that every organisation transforms in ways not thought possible even a few years ago. In particular, enterprises are being forced to change their approach to, and application of, technology and the role of IT in implementing that tech. Santiago Franco, Global CIO at travel technology firm Amadeus argues, “In the past it’s […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

How multi cloud is central to the way the world will shop

Jarek Matschey, Director Retail, VMware EMEA The world of retail is changing rapidly. And not just the stores we buy from, but how we shop, when, how we pay for goods and the way in which those goods move through the supply chain. The impact of which has redefined the perception of customer experience and […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

3,500 Clal Insurance employees switched to working from home with VMware Horizon solution

VMware Horizon Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution is well suited to these challenging days when companies are forced to close their doors and move their employees to work from home. VMware customers who have implemented the solution have found that on command, it can make the difference between business continuity and business downtime. One of […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Security, accessibility and delivery: How VMware can help healthcare providers in critical times

Jens Koegler, healthcare industry director EMEA, VMware If ever the world needed a super-efficient and functioning healthcare system, it is now. It is being tested like never before and things are going to get worse before they get better.  But this is not the forum for sensationalist headlines. Nor the time. Right now, we must […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

How technology can support Governments through a pandemic crisis such as Covid-19

Michael Crowley, EMEA director Public Sector and Healthcare, VMware We’re in uncharted territory. As the world wrestles with the vice-like grip of the Coronavirus, governments are under a pressure the likes of which we have never seen. Daily measures, plans and protocols are being put in place but are constantly changing in reaction to the […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Software-define storage accelerates integration of IT functions

The network progression into a software-driven environment that provides organisations with the platform needed to drive their security, cloud, and app strategy, even storage has been repositioned for a ‘software-defined’ era. This progression helps the transition from costly, proprietary storage area network (SAN) platforms. The software-defined storage (SDS) market is expected to top $22 billion […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Re-evaluating the importance of the network for IT and security

The power to drive the effective change required for the digital world is still underestimated by IT and security teams even though the network has become an invaluable strategic asset integral to any modern security, cloud, and app strategy. According to the Forrester Network Security Research 2020 report, there is still significant disparity between IT […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Integrating network and security for the modern business

The network has become the most important section essential for the success of any organisation in a digitally driven environment. The network’s functions include: carrying data to users touching all points of the infrastructure serving as the link between everything an organisation does. However, as the network increases in complexity so do the challenges of […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Empowering Business Continuity and Online Education at WSB University in Wrocław with VMware Horizon

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced academic staff and students around the world to stay at home. As a result, many universities had to stop teaching. However, thanks to VMware technologies, the WSB University has managed to maintain its business continuity. The implementation of the VMware Horizon solution is enabling the university to conduct online classes, […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Application delivery linked to user experience

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, lead technologist at VMware Africa User experience (UX) is hardly a new concept, but recently, attention has shifted to delivering solutions more closely aligned to customer expectations than ever. This has resulted in an environment where UX becomes fundamental to successful application delivery when so many more people are operating online […]

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Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Modern applications critical for African business growth

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, lead technologist at VMware Africa While fibre expanding across the African continent, most companies have been leveraging mobile technologies to ensure customers still have access to their products and services from anywhere they have an internet connection. African businesses are beginning to fully embrace the underlying concepts of digital transformation, with […]

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