Other posts by charlene

Posted on 12/09/2019 by charlene

ACS transforms disaster recovery with VMware

ACS, a division of Altron and a provider of electronic transaction solutions to companies across Africa, has implemented a disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) solution with VMware vCloud Availability to improve its DR capabilities and better serve customers across the continent. The company was supported by local Cloud Service Provider (CSP) on the VMware Cloud Provider Programme, […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Cloud and Security Insights from Tesco

This year Tesco is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. Having begun life as a Hackney market stall in  1919, Tesco has grown to over 6,800 shops across the globe, becoming much more than the grocery chain that most of us know. As well as expanding into clothing, electronics and software, Tesco also offers financial services (Tesco […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

What’s the magic number?

Hervé Renault, Head of Cloud Providers, EMEA. How many clouds do we need as the market matures? Cloud computing has well and truly matured. Customers are searching for the right environments to support their business and mission critical applications as they digitise their operations to compete in dramatically disrupted markets. As the market demands, so […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Make Your Mark Sustainably

That’s why we’re committed to creating a better future – to put back more into the environment, society and global economy – than we take. As part of this commitment, we’re striving to be at the forefront of environmental sustainability in our global business practices and operations. That’s why we walk the talk, from our global […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Three reasons why enterprises need to get onboard with 5G

by Jean-Pierre Brulard, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In my last post, I talked about the 5G opportunity for communication service providers (CSPs) and how the telco cloud could help them prepare for 5G while delivering 4G services today – much like Vodafone. This time I want to look […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Ten reasons why you shouldn’t go to VMworld this year

VMworld is fast approaching. In just over two months VMworld 2019 Europe will be returning to Barcelona on 4th to 7th November. It’s our eleventh VMworld, and it promises to be the biggest yet. Tens of thousands of experts, thought leaders, partners, practitioners and employees, all together learning, sharing and connecting. It just sounds awful, doesn’t it? […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

The network advantage – how a new approach to networks holds the key to the future of the enterprise

Introduction We have digital native start-ups; we have enterprises. In the last few years, the narrative has been one of the former disrupting the latter. According to a new report from IDC, that’s all about to change. The next disruptor is not going to be another start-up, but what the analyst calls the digital-native enterprise. These are […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

The relativity of time – or why we’re only seeing a mature cloud now

Hervé Renault, Head of Cloud Providers, EMEA. For anyone that’s been in IT for any length of time, the concept of cloud isn’t new. The actual term has been in use for about 15 years or so, yet the idea of an enterprise-level, internet-based way of accessing services has been around for much longer than […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

A sustainable approach to cloud

By Louise Öström, Vice President of Cloud EMEA Enabling farmers to make more money from their crops; supporting hospitals to provide healthcare to vast, mountainous regions; opening access to teaching, irrespective of location; and helping provide surgical facilities to remote communities. All examples of how technology, and more specifically cloud, can improve people’s lives. I’ve been taking a […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Information Security saves lives at the International Committee of the Red Cross

There are currently 32 armed conflicts worldwide and the number of natural disasters is increasing rather than decreasing. Millions of people are affected by these conflicts and crises. One of the most important tasks of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is therefore to bring them the aid they urgently need. Besides that, […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Here’s how we fix the broken IT security industry

By Sylvain Cazard , VP EMEA, Software Defined Datacenter, Networking & Security. Despite the rapidly accelerating focus on IT security in the industry, our recent study with Forbes Insights found that only a quarter of business leaders across EMEA are confident in their current cyber security, and less than a fifth (18%) are confident in […]

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Posted on 20/08/2019 by charlene

VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa Programme Expands to Enhance Digital Skills in Africa

Today at the Innovating Education In Africa Expo 2019, held in Botswana we announced the expansion of the VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa programme. As part of this expansion, we are sharing details of a Memorandum of Understanding between VMware International Ltd and Strathmore University – @iLabAfrica Centre, Kenya. The overarching goal is to empower […]

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