Simplifying IT with HCI solutions

Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), a software-defined IT environment that virtualises all of the elements of the conventional data center, such as storage, networking and compute, is soaring in popularity among organisations and industries around the world....

The importance of being human in the digital age

Businesses embarking on a digital transformation journey must ensure that they remain cognisant of the human element within this process – how people react to new technologies, for instance, and their fears of being replaced by a machine – or they will...

Use existing infrastructure to benefit from 4IR

If South Africa is to reap the economic benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, it needs to look at existing infrastructure within the country’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and municipalities (metros) as a foundation for innovation and creating...

Presidential endorsement of smart cities creates compelling vision

In his State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said: “I dream of a South Africa where the first entirely new city built in the democratic era rises, with skyscrapers, schools, universities, hospitals and factories.” Taru Madangombe,...

Legacy modernisation crucial to business survival

When considering application modernisation and management, corporates face the challenge of striking the right balance between cost, quality and time to market. By Yamini Gajapathy, head: modern application services South Africa at Wipro The fundamental aim of...

Will IoT force full adoption of IPv6?

The thriving market of the Internet of Things might force Internet service providers to make a move for all-encompassing adoption of IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6). Compared to its predecessor, the currently dominant IPv4, IPv6 has several benefits. The prognoses...