Digital transformation spending to hit $2trn by 2022

Worldwide spending on the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organisations is forecast to reach $1,97-trillion in 2022, according to a new update to the International Data Corporation...

Predictions around digital transformation

International Data Corporation (IDC) has unveiled IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2019 Predictions, identifying two DX groups based on specific trends and attributes. Leaders in transformation (the digitally determined) are those organisations that...

Enterprises are entering the third era of IT

Digital business is maturing, from tentative experiment to application at massive scale – and CIOs must evolve their thinking to be in tune with this new era of rapid increases in the scale of digital business. Gartner’s annual global survey of CIOs showed that the...

Regional DX spend to reach $40bn

The Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region will see annual spending on digital transformation (DX) initiatives cross the $20-billion mark by the end of this year, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology...

The case for vendor neutral data centres

Vendor neutral data centres are set to change not only the Internet, but how businesses and their strategic partners work together. This is the opinion of Jan Hnizdo, MD of Teraco Data Environments, who says that vendor neutral data centres are essentially places of...

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Modernising the data centre

Owners or custodians of the data centre are feeling the pressure from many lines of business to discover and transform the data centre into a business enabler. By Riccardo Fiorentino, chief technology officer of EOH Technology Solutions However, owners of data centres...

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A new data centre star is born

Digital transformation was last year’s buzzword; this year saw business transformation as the major theme – in the future intelligent transformation will be what defines forward-looking and successful companies. The Lenovo Data Centre Group (DCG) is positioning itself...

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Lenovo’s data centre value proposition

Lenovo took on the x86 data centre products from IBM just over four years ago. The company may only have been in this market space for four years, but it draws on an impressive 25-year history. And it has every intention of continuing the legacy, growing and adapting...

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Lenovo commits to partnering

As a channel-centric organisation, partners are a key part of Lenovo’s value proposition. Greg Pothitos, channel sales manager of Lenovo South Africa and SADC, explains that partners are the only route that Lenovo takes to market, and the company ensures these...

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Fujitsu and the journey to hybrid cloud

Fujitsu has been very clear that it is building a services-oriented company that prioritises hybrid cloud services to support its customers as they negotiate their digital transformation journeys. “There can be little doubt that senior business leaders across Europe...

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How to pick the best storage for the job

There are more storage options today than ever before – and picking the correct solution can be a problem for IT administrators. Choices are between all-flash and hybrid options, and solutions that are software-defined or hyperconverged, says Megha Shukla, product...

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What’s on the CIO’s mind?

IOs have got a lot to think about: not only do they have to figure out how to craft a digital transformation roadmap that embraces technologies like hybrid cloud, big data and analytics, and mobility everywhere, they have to think ahead to a world that includes...

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