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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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Posted on 15/08/2019 by charlene

The changing face of cyber security

The State Of Enterprise Security In South Africa

Organisations are undergoing the most significant transformation in a generation thanks to the rapidly evolving digital world. Many refer to this as the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and believe it will fundamentally change how we engage with one another. But for all the good this brings it means there will be new cyber security risks […]

Posted on 15/08/2019 by charlene

Ransomware threatens SA business environment

The State Of Enterprise Security In South Africa

This year we saw City Power in Johannesburg fall victim to a ransomware attack that not only crippled its Web site, but left consumers unable to buy pre-paid electricity. Sadly, this is just one example where local organisations are increasingly being targeted by malicious entities. Further afield, in the US alone, more than 20 public-sector […]

Posted on 26/07/2019 by charlene

Rethinking the organisational cyber security approach

The State Of Enterprise Security In South Africa

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 […]

Posted on 12/07/2019 by charlene

How our customers benefit from secure application infrastructure

It’s safe to say, the nature of applications has fundamentally changed. In the past, apps never left the data center. Now, they are widely distributed across several virtual servers, containers, and physical servers. As a result of this, traditional perimeter security strategies are now ineffective. Why? Because apps and data need security that follows them […]

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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