Success Stories

Posted on 15/09/2020 by charlene

Partners reaching out to customers and the customer satisfaction they have experienced as result

In our previous Blog “Introduction to our Cloud Heroes” we discussed the success of our VMware Cloud Partners and the success they have achieved during the current pandemic, as well as their efforts to help keep not just their own lights on, but to ensure their customers were able to get to work every day. […]

Posted on 11/09/2020 by charlene

Introduction to our Cloud Heroes

At the end of March 2020 many African countries felt the impact of the global pandemic. Offices shut, lockdowns were put in place and businesses were shuttered. It was a new world and it was a world that demanded that IT step up and take charge – ensuring that business kept the lights on. But […]

Posted on 20/07/2020 by charlene

Discovery secures patient data as it takes proactive approach to healthcare outcomes

By adopting CloudHealth by VMware® and VMware Secure State™, South African insurance giant is now more efficient and effective in the way it manages its multiple cloud environments – and more secure in the way its handles patients’ medical data. Discovery Limited is a global insurance and financial services company based in South Africa. In […]

Posted on 25/06/2020 by charlene

Curro Schools’ Digital-First Approach to Always Put Learners at the Heart of Education Shows Results

If the current COVID-19 health pandemic has shown us anything it is that those education institutions that are nimble, agile, and that have already embraced digital solutions are at the forefront of meeting the changing demands of learners. Setting a global example is the independent school group, Curro Holdings, whose foresight in its technology decisions […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Posted on 17/04/2020 by charlene

VMware sponsors Microsoft Ignite The Tour

VMware is a sponsor of Microsoft Ignite The Tour, and we’re delighted to be on the road with the industry-leading conference across Europe. Our experts enjoyed speaking with people about our cloud solutions and our Microsoft partnership at the first stop in London on January 13–14, and are looking forward to further events over the […]

Posted on 17/04/2020 by charlene

VEKA strengthens central control of mobile devices to inspire a more flexible approach to working

VEKA AG wanted to take a firmer control of its device management. VMware Workspace ONE™ allows staff to access the productivity apps they need to work effectively yet take a more consistent posture on device security. Operational costs are down, users are happier. Flexible working is no longer a competitive point of difference. It is […]

Posted on 17/04/2020 by charlene

The future reality of cloud

Imagine that you are a cloud service provider based in France. You have built a vibrant business working with other French companies, supporting their growth ambitions with the technology solutions they need, using local data centers. Because your customers are ambitious, however, inevitably one of them wants to explore a new market – Germany, perhaps. […]

Posted on 17/04/2020 by charlene

“Stand for more than profits” – using tech for good in 2020

Privacy breaches. Unconscious bias. Election manipulation. Digital divides. The technology sector has had some missteps over the last few years, leading to 2018 being dubbed the year of the Techlash by the Financial Times. On the surface, things don’t seem to have changed since then. Barely a week into 2020,  Facebook refused to either fact-check […]

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