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Posted on 15/08/2019 by charlene

The changing face of cyber security

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 […]

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Posted on 15/08/2019 by charlene

Ransomware threatens SA business environment

Last month 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 organisations […]

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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 […]

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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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Posted on 12/07/2019 by charlene

Why the key to innovation might lie in side-hustles (and technology)

We talk about innovation so much there’s a danger the term becomes devalued. Everywhere we look, we hear about the need to be innovative. Innovation changes the world, innovation drives us forward, innovation got us out of the cave. Actually, it’s completely wrong. Being able to come up with ideas hasn’t done anything. What got […]

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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

Transform your hardware with software

We know many of our customers are strategic partners with Cisco, as well as VMware. For years, they’ve been telling us they want to use both technologies – together. And they can. It’s no secret that networks perform better when hardware and software work together. We’re not suggesting you get rid of hardware. We believe […]

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Posted on 16/04/2019 by charlene

Digital transformation paves the way for an improved interaction with customers in CaixaBank

Digital transformation is an increasingly relevant subject in all industries, and banking is no exception. CaixaBank is the leading retail banking institution in Spain, with more than 16 million customers and considered as one of the most innovative in the world. With a penetration rate of 32%, it has the largest digital customer base in […]

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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 16/04/2019 by charlene

FIVE REASONS WHY THE CLOUD CAN HELP CIOS CLOSE THE ‘INNOVATION-EXECUTION’ GAP

Richard Munro, Director, Global Cloud Strategy, VMware  Innovation is king. In the face of rising expectations and disruptive digital competitors, enterprises are desperate to innovate to safeguard their businesses and unlock future growth. Yet how often do we see many struggle to be able to execute? Look at Xerox, Kodak, Nokia. All big names that […]

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