Plugging the multi-cloud skills gap

The skills to understand, manage, and secure multi-cloud deployments are more vital than ever as enterprises struggle to keep pace with technological innovation. By Simon McCullough, major channel account manager at F5 Networks Across EMEA, there is an urgent...

The growth of cloud-based ERP

Worldwide revenue in cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is expected to top $28-billion in 2022 (up from an estimated $17,6-billion in 2016). By Chris Willemse, CEO of DAC Systems This reflects the declining of initial concerns around the merits of...

Cloud computing: understanding future tech today

Cloud computing is a powerful enabler of growth and innovation. It provides access to the advanced infrastructure needed to run sophisticated applications, and the flexibility of increasing or decreasing capacity to meet a business’ demands. By Basha Pillay,...

Why many customers fail with cloud

At the recent Dell EMC Africa Partner Summit, partners from all over Africa gathered in one place to share information, and many of those discussions focused on cloud. Brad Pulford,  GM for Channel & Distribution at Dell EMC South Africa offers insight into why...

Don’t let security concerns keep you out of the cloud

Cloud computing is gaining traction and, with major cloud players establishing – or committing to – a local presence, it’s only a matter of time before every business has some, if not all, applications running in the cloud. For many organisations,...

Embrace cloud, but know the risks

The recent improvements in computer networking technology coupled with highly efficient storage mechanisms have led to the rise of high-speed connectivity and given organisations and individuals the ability to move large amounts of data / information over the internet...