Streamline data management in a multi-cloud environment

Many organisations find themselves in a situation where they have multiple clouds to manage. By Gerhard Fourie, district channel manager for South Africa at Commvault This often results from using numerous Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service...

Ageing networks can hamper cloud performance

The cloud, IoT and even hyperconverged infrastructure require a robust and solid network to relay the information to and from the datacentre they are connected to. But an old, legacy network can severely hamper this and lead to downtime and sub-standard connections,...

The future conversation

Lorna Hardie, regional director: sub-Saharan Africa at VMware, says cloud and virtualisation technologies play a pivotal role in the organisation’s futureproof strategy and sustainability. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is arguably here. It is moving rapidly...

Cloud makes UC a reality for SMEs

Quality video conferencing, together with the added features of presence, document sharing, screen sharing, and mobility capability, also known as unified communication (UC), has typically been considered the domain of large corporates that can afford the associated...

Cloud databases offer significant benefits

Managing the workloads and application data for vast networks of office-bound and mobile users, as well as Internet of Things (IoT) and other connected devices, can be a major availability and scalability headache for database administrators. So says Bridgette Kemp,...

Saving cloud from the jaws of complexity

Ten years ago, business technologies had saturated to breaking point. The potential they offered were diminished by their deployment and maintenance costs. Then virtualisation, cloud and similar technologies emerged to offer new capacities and optimisation. By Doug...