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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 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 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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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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