business continuity

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

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

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

How multi cloud is central to the way the world will shop

Jarek Matschey, Director Retail, VMware EMEA The world of retail is changing rapidly. And not just the stores we buy from, but how we shop, when, how we pay for goods and the way in which those goods move through the supply chain. The impact of which has redefined the perception of customer experience and […]

Posted on 15/05/2020 by charlene

Software-define storage accelerates integration of IT functions

The network progression into a software-driven environment that provides organisations with the platform needed to drive their security, cloud, and app strategy, even storage has been repositioned for a ‘software-defined’ era. This progression helps the transition from costly, proprietary storage area network (SAN) platforms. The software-defined storage (SDS) market is expected to top $22 billion by the […]

Posted on 20/04/2020 by charlene

VMware vForum Online 2020: 5 Top Reasons to Attend

vForum Online 2020 kicks-off next month and it’s time to plan for it. Here are the top reasons why you should attend this eminent event, targeted at IT professionals who need to act, with speed today – and build for tomorrow. 1. The latest & greatest technology updates on issues that matter. Ensuring you, EMEA’s […]

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 […]

Posted on 24/03/2020 by charlene

11 Secrets for Successful “Remote-First” Working

In light of current events, many organizations are feeling the effects of life’s unpredictability. With many organizations canceling in-person events and meetings and mandating temporary work-from-home policies, companies are quickly realizing just how prepared they really are in the wake of unexpected events. In the third blog of our business continuity series, we covered how Workspace ONE […]

Posted on 23/03/2020 by charlene

Workspace ONE Powers Critical Communications During Unexpected Events

In light of current events, many organizations are feeling the effects of life’s unpredictability. With many organizations canceling in-person events and meetings and mandating temporary work-from-home policies, companies are quickly realizing just how prepared they really are in the wake of unexpected events. In the second blog of our business continuity series, we identified the differences between disaster […]

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