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EMEA leads the way for multi-cloud adoption but security and skill gap challenges remain

Research from F5 Networks revealed earlier this year that the EMEA region leads the way for multi-cloud adoption, although security and skill gap challenges remain. According to the sixth annual State of Application Services (SOAS) report, 88% of surveyed EMEA organisations were leveraging multi-cloud environments, compared to 87% in the Americas and 86% in the […]

UAE enterprises plan to decrease use of traditional data centres

The 2019 Enterprise Cloud Index Report from Nutanix reveals hybrid cloud adoption by companies in UAE will increase from the current 7% to 51% in three to five years. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the UAE-specific findings of its annual Enterprise Cloud Index. The latest (2019) Index shows that the majority […]

Data centre survey from Forbes Insights and Vertiv reveals lack of preparedness

Just 29% of data centre decision-makers say their current facilities are meeting their needs, and just 6% say their data centres are updated ahead of their needs. Those were the findings included in a new report from Forbes Insights’ research: The Modern Date Center: How IT is adapting to new technologies and hyperconnectivity, which examined […]

South African companies are turning from the public cloud, according to Nutanix survey

What was once considered an integral part of any organisational strategy, the public cloud is no longer the darling of South African decision-makers. With many rushing their transition into this environment and making mistakes along the way, companies are now taking the learnings and refocusing on a hybrid approach. And according to Nutanix, it is […]

Sophos uncovers new version of Snatch ransomware

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity,  has published an investigative report, Snatch Ransomware Reboots PCs into Safe Mode to Bypass Protection, by SophosLabs and Sophos Managed Threat Response. The report details the changing attack methods of Snatch ransomware, first seen in December 2018, including rebooting PCs into safe mode mid-attack in an attempt to bypass behavioural protections that […]

Survey reveals top trends for modernising the data warehouse

WhereScape, a leading provider in data infrastructure automation software, has announced the results of a global survey by the Business Application Research Center (BARC), commissioned by WhereScape. The survey revealed that nearly half of respondents found time-consuming development processes at the top of the list of primary drivers for data warehouse modernisation as companies look […]

Schneider Electric study reveals hyperscale inflection point in data centre value chain

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced findings from a new study that sheds light on how hyperscale and colocation trends are impacting the current dynamics and future model of the data centre value chain. As the demand for data centre capacity continues to grow – CapEx […]

Enterprises accelerate cloud transformation initiatives, Veritas research reveals

Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined infrastructure, has released research revealing enterprise customers are accelerating their cloud transformation initiatives. Over the past year alone, Veritas has seen a four-fold increase in the amount of data moving from on-premises environments to two of the leading public clouds. This is in addition […]

Hybrid cloud future bright as 73% of enterprises moving apps back on prem

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its second global Enterprise Cloud Index survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The new report found enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with respondents reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment […]

Schneider Electric releases research to help IT industry navigate Edge Computing challenges

By 2024, companies will spend more than US$650B per year in Digital Transformation initiatives. But enabling Digital Transformation has created challenges as IT professionals plan highly distributed IT Edge Computing networks. Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has released two new e-guides to support the IT industry in addressing […]

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