SMEs grow in cloud

The outstanding business value delivered by cloud technology has seen numerous small businesses boom into global giants. “Cloud computing is the not-so-secret key to a business’ success,” says Anton Jacobsz, MD of Networks Unlimited. “For...

Innovation-led business transformation starts in the cloud

No matter your industry sector or geographic location, all businesses today have one overriding thing in common: to be successful and sustainable you must be digital. by Cameron Beveridge, director: cloud at SAP Africa While the rewards of moving a business towards...

How to master the multi-cloud landscape

Overcoming reticence and an aversion to change is pivotal to benefiting from the multi-cloud world, says Martin Walshaw, Senior Systems Engineer at F5 Networks. The artist John Constable once said that “we see nothing ’til we truly understand it”....

The short shift to cloud computing

It’s all about the ecosystem, writes Kabelo Makwane, MD of Accenture South Africa’s Cloud First business ‘Lift-and-shift’ — the classic approach to cloud migration — means this: take all your existing IT structures, procedures and...

How trustworthy are local data backup providers?

Data is essential to the smooth operation of any business, and the protection and backing up of that data is just as critical. Most organisations have — or should have – a data protection and business continuity policy in place. However, this needs to be...

How the cloud works for you

An office that can’t be taken with you isn’t just stuck geographically, it’s stuck in the past. Cloud computing is transforming the business landscape, and it’s time you took the leap and digitised your office. Rob Lith, business development...