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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

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

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

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 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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Posted on 26/07/2019 by charlene

Rethinking the organisational cyber security approach

Our recent World Wide Worx survey, conducted in partnership with Trend Micro, has shown that local CIOs are not leading the company response when it comes to dealing with data breaches. This indicates a clear disconnect between C-suite and IT strategies that must be addressed if companies are to ensure data remains safe at a […]

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Posted on 12/07/2019 by charlene

New software-defined data center puts Porsche Informatik in pole position

Electric drives, the sharing economy, connected cars and autonomous driving: In the face of these trends, the automotive industry has no choice but to change course. Porsche Informatik – the Porsche Holding software control center – is pivotal to these dynamic developments. Ground-breaking solutions for the future of mobility can be built only on the […]

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Posted on 12/07/2019 by charlene

Why the key to innovation might lie in side-hustles (and technology)

We talk about innovation so much there’s a danger the term becomes devalued. Everywhere we look, we hear about the need to be innovative. Innovation changes the world, innovation drives us forward, innovation got us out of the cave. Actually, it’s completely wrong. Being able to come up with ideas hasn’t done anything. What got […]

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Posted on 16/04/2019 by charlene

Getting ready for a software defined world

  Fifty years ago, the vision of the future was one of flying cars, robot butlers and bionic limbs. While we may not yet have the flying cars, we are moving closer to what was once science fiction. One of the things that didn’t feature on the list half a century ago was a world […]

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Posted on 16/04/2019 by charlene

Digital transformation paves the way for an improved interaction with customers in CaixaBank

Digital transformation is an increasingly relevant subject in all industries, and banking is no exception. CaixaBank is the leading retail banking institution in Spain, with more than 16 million customers and considered as one of the most innovative in the world. With a penetration rate of 32%, it has the largest digital customer base in […]

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Posted on 16/04/2019 by charlene

Going beyond 5G hype with the telco cloud

Going beyond 5G hype with the telco cloud  This year’s MWC was all about 5G. From 5G enabled devices, to potential early network rollouts to certain US cities in the coming month, it seemed there wasn’t a moment that didn’t have a next generation network angle to it. If last year’s event was about the theory, then this year definitely felt like […]

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Posted on 16/04/2019 by charlene

FIVE REASONS WHY THE CLOUD CAN HELP CIOS CLOSE THE ‘INNOVATION-EXECUTION’ GAP

Richard Munro, Director, Global Cloud Strategy, VMware  Innovation is king. In the face of rising expectations and disruptive digital competitors, enterprises are desperate to innovate to safeguard their businesses and unlock future growth. Yet how often do we see many struggle to be able to execute? Look at Xerox, Kodak, Nokia. All big names that […]

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