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Industry experts discuss how best to ensure the data centre is secure

Ensuring the data centre is secure should be a top priority for CISOs as the consequences of a breach are catastrophic. Industry experts from Vectra and Red Seal outline some of the biggest cyber-risks to data centres and offer their advice on how to ensure this critical infrastructure is protected. What are some of the […]

Why security has yet to move from beyond the ‘castle walls’ – and how to do it

Craig Talbot, VP EMIEA, iboss, looks at what is needed to properly move security to the cloud so that firms can fully gain the benefits of it, with employees protected wherever they may be and whatever service they are using . Most organisations have either shifted core elements of their IT or will do so […]

A new frontier in air conditioning efficiency for data centre cooling

The data centre industry is continuing in its efforts to find innovative solutions to help reduce its carbon footprint, particularly when it comes to power and cooling. Here, Tim Mitchell, from Klima-Therm, tells us how the emergence of compact centrifugal  compressors has marked a new era for air conditioning efficiency and is helping to unlock […]

Investing in the cloud for peak performance

Today’s consumer expects connectivity at their fingertips, as well as infinite amount of cloud storage available to them for smooth operation and security. Intelligent CIO Europe caught up with Lior Kohavi, Chief Strategy Officer and EVP Advanced Solutions, Cyren, who talked all things cloud including data management, as well as some of the security challenges […]

Power BI gets new AI and enterprise features

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner DAC Systems says the Microsoft Power BI business analytics service will be receiving several new updates built around enhanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and enterprise capabilities. These are designed to enable customers to more effectively embrace a data-driven culture inside their organisations. “The way companies approach data has changed,” said Gary Regan, […]

How to ensure your digital clutter doesn’t cloud data security practices

The growth of data, and the expectation for it to always be available, combined with a startling number of global cybersecurity breaches have helped refocus efforts around data management. Not having an effective business continuity plan in place to safeguard data from loss, theft, or corruption could see an organisation suffer significant financial and reputational […]

Why you should use a backup solution to protect your cloud data

Many organisations believe that, once their data is in the cloud, their worries are over. Simon Hwang, APAC President from Synology, however gives convincing reasons for organisations to invest in a cloud backup solution to create a fool-proof situation around their data. As a region, the Middle East has its own set of compliances and […]

CNet Training expert on how distance learning offers flexible study

CNet Training is proving that the learning experience doesn’t have to be conventional or classroom-based. Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, tells us how the company’s distance learning programs – which include training up to Master’s level – enable learners to study anywhere, at any time and at their own pace.  Why does CNet Training offer […]

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 data centre they are connected to. But an old, legacy network can severely hamper this and lead to downtime and sub-standard connections, which is why Netshield South Africa is offering businesses an alternative, to […]

Local Azure data centres to drive cloud growth

Earlier this year saw the launch of Microsoft data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, this world-class cloud infrastructure that will power emerging cloud, AI and edge computing innovations across the continent. Azure is the first of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud services to be delivered from the new data centres, with  Office […]

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