The case for virtualised cloud-based SBCs

Enterprises that build a private cloud to house applications, including unified communications (UC) infrastructure, and service providers that deploy software-based session border controllers (SBCs) in data centres are looking more intensely at going the...

Windows Server 2003 reaching end of life

The looming end of support for Windows Server 2003 is causing headaches for the many companies still using it – but Veeam regional manager for Southern Africa Warren Olivier says there are ways to mitigate the risks and lessen the pain of upgrading, without...

Teleco giant partners with VMware

When one of the world’s largest providers of telecommunications services looked to develop a global cloud infrastructure they elected to partner with VMware and leverage a software-defined approach to its network, says Mark Reynolds, general business and partner lead...

Improving control of virtual machines

Server virtualisation is a darling of IT administrators for a number of reasons such as delivering more efficiency and cost control than adding physical servers to accommodate the data explosion. It also offers savings due to server consolidation, at the same time...

Veeam’s predictions for 2015

Veeam predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes across the IT industry, driven by end-users demanding 24/7 access to data and applications, with recovery times of minutes, not hours and days. The pressure being placed on today’s IT infrastructure has never been greater. But what does 2015 have in store? Warren Olivier, regional manager of southern Africa at Veeam Software, outlines the top technology trends for 2015.

Courier company achieves high-speed recovery with Veeam

The RAM Group of Companies, which includes RAM Hand to Hand Couriers, has cut the time needed to back up the IT systems supporting its always-on business by 95% using Veeam software. “Our IT platform is a critical part of our business,” says group IT manager Lance...