digital business

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 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 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

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 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

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 […]

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 15/05/2020 by charlene

How technology can support Governments through a pandemic crisis such as Covid-19

Michael Crowley, EMEA director Public Sector and Healthcare, VMware We’re in uncharted territory. As the world wrestles with the vice-like grip of the Coronavirus, governments are under a pressure the likes of which we have never seen. Daily measures, plans and protocols are being put in place but are constantly changing in reaction to the […]

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

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 […]

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