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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

Cloud and Security Insights from Tesco

This year Tesco is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. Having begun life as a Hackney market stall in  1919, Tesco has grown to over 6,800 shops across the globe, becoming much more than the grocery chain that most of us know. As well as expanding into clothing, electronics and software, Tesco also offers financial services (Tesco […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

What’s the magic number?

Hervé Renault, Head of Cloud Providers, EMEA. How many clouds do we need as the market matures? Cloud computing has well and truly matured. Customers are searching for the right environments to support their business and mission critical applications as they digitise their operations to compete in dramatically disrupted markets. As the market demands, so […]

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Posted on 05/09/2019 by charlene

Three reasons why enterprises need to get onboard with 5G

by Jean-Pierre Brulard, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In my last post, I talked about the 5G opportunity for communication service providers (CSPs) and how the telco cloud could help them prepare for 5G while delivering 4G services today – much like Vodafone. This time I want to look […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Posted on 20/06/2019 by charlene

WATCH: Driving with Ian – Meet the people, partners and technology of VMware

Take another drive with Ian Jansen van Rensburg, Senior Systems Engineering Manager at VMware sub-Saharan Africa where he introduces us to the people, partners and technologies of VMware in the region. Ian has been with VMware for 15 years and in this time, he says the only constant has been change. Positive change that has […]

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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

Infrastructure fundamentals create a more dynamic learning and research environment for world-class university

There is a misconception that the university sector is perhaps more sedate than most: ancient subjects taught in old buildings by middle-aged lecturers – delivered to a young audience locked-in to a three-year course. The reality is wildly different. “We have a far more demanding group of stakeholders than most industries,” says University of Florence […]

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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 10/01/2019 by charlene

Spotlight on: Integrating public cloud

As we move into 2019, we thought we’d share a recap of some of the key announcements which support our strategic IT priorities. These core pillars define our approach to the support we give our customers. At VMware we are focused on supporting their digital transformation, from infrastructure through delivery and security to the end-user […]

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Posted on 12/12/2018 by charlene

New Innovation: Bridging the Gap

Digital Disruption. Digital Transformation. We’ve heard this all before, right? It’s all been overhyped. Isn’t it time to move on? Well, no. With only about 40% of organisations making the move to digital transformation, there is still a fair distance to go. While many may be feeling “transformation fatigue” at this point, there is still […]

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