The case for realtime network visibility

When it comes to network downtime in any industry, the underlying statistics tell us one thing: it costs money and lots of it. According to the Ponemon Institute, downtime can cost around an astounding $8,000 per minute, which means an hour-long network outage can...

Dell turns e-waste into new treasures

Dell has announced an industry-first pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards, which will ship in the Latitude 5285 2-in-1s. The pilot follows a successful feasibility study on server motherboards. The closed-loop gold process...

Eliminate planned downtime to grow business

While it might sound counter-intuitive, there is a perception that technology often works best when compromises are made. Users might have to put up with an irritating side-effect but do so knowing that the overriding advantage brings many benefits. Planned downtime...

SA firms well positioned for business processing sevices

There's a golden opportunity for South African companies -- one that turns their delay in investing in outsourcing and shared services into a unique strength. By John Watling, MD of Accenture Operations in Africa By plugging directly into the delivery machine of an...