Companies should spend money on creating their own products rather than constructing data centres, says Lonely Planet's cloud strategist.
IT must shift from valuing hands-on technical work to valuing and being able to execute on-service management, says Falcorp Technologies.
There are different kinds of laws that must be complied with in different jurisdictions, says Michalsons Attorneys.
While businesses are closer to determining the true cost of cloud adoption, there are still some challenges to be overcome, says Frost & Sullivan.
Is open source finally overcoming the long-held reservations that still persist?
The XContent customer-facing cloud experience portal will take to the Net on 16 February.
The open source solutions firm says cloud application platforms are spurring customer demand.
Oracle Container Cloud Service can be provisioned in a few clicks.
In support of cloud services, network services have also changed, not only from a technology point of view, but also in a commercial sense, which allows more flexibility and consumption-based models.
With the ITWeb Cloud Summit 2017 just days away, ITWeb is ready to welcome Lonely Planet's cloud manager Darragh Kennedy from Melbourne Australia, a veteran speaker and early adopter of all things technology.
Moving your IT to a cloud-based ecosystem and focusing on digital transformation requires a holistic view of all aspects to ensure a solution is the right fit and data is secure.
Companies can now access and analyse data and move quickly to respond to opportunities to grow audiences, identify key influencers and move people to action with the help of cloud.
Cloud allows for a dynamic environment by being flexible, scalable and agile.
Sailpoint Technologies' Tim Galligan explains how cloud adoption, security and governance are inter-linked.
Gartner predicts that in 2015, 80% of successful hacks will succeed by using known exploits.
The IDC expects total global spending on cloud IT infrastructure to reach $44.2 billion this year.
As more business migrate to the cloud, there will be a renewed focus to the benefits of extending such a rollout into the development of a cloud backup strategy, says Phillip de Bruyn, Customer Experience Manager at Redstor.
Cloud enthusiast Thomas Lee, general manager: cloud services, XON NEC, in partnership with Wingu, tells us more about himself, his experience and his vision for the cloud.
Internet Solutions' public sector business wants to play a central role in hosting a cloud environment for government.
The true potential of cloud to support the fourth Industrial Revolution can only be realised through the integration of compute services with a cloud platform, says Pascal Giraud, Senior Director IAAS Foundation and Cloud Platform Oracle EMEA.
With the cloud, you can ensure your business keeps pace with today's digital disrupters and benefit from paying just for what you use when you need it, says Oracle's Itayi WP Mandonga.
Motivated by cost efficiencies, aggressive time-to-market timelines and flexible architecture that looks to the future, the adoption of cloud models in the IT environment is becoming the standard.
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Accedian has partnered with RIFT.io to bring a scalable network functions virtualisation-based performance monitoring solution to address cloud-based enterprise services.
Large enterprises often face the daunting challenge of replacing legacy systems. By contrast SMEs, that are not burdened with complex IT, can benefit greatly from cloud technologies for reasons other than economies of scale.
Start the journey with non-critical processes, recommends Dawie de Lange of XContent.
XContent proposed the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform to MICROmega subsidiary Sebata as the best way to deliver services in the most convenient way.
Amazon Web Services launches an exabyte-scale data transfer service, but analysts are doubtful many SA companies have the size requirement for its use.
This provides complete protection for Exchange, calendars and contacts, OneDrive, SharePoint and public shared folders.
The cloud computing market has capacity for a number of successful players, but Amazon Web Services will continue to be a market leader, says CEO Andy Jassy.
ITWeb events asked Willie Strydom, IT security problem solver at FNB, about how secure the cloud is, and how susceptible it is to theft, corruption or loss.
Cloud encryption endeavours to make a company's data unreadable to anyone but the company itself.
The availability of petabyte-scale storage for mission-critical cloud IT is anchored by the release of the next-generation of FlashArray//m.
The company has achieved greater efficiency and an enhanced customer experience by deploying PureCloud Engage.
Cloud innovation is the common denominator for those who want to be innovators.
The company plans to acquire Dyn to allow cloud customers to optimise their infrastructure costs and increase Web-driven revenue.
EOH Cloud Manager offers a single pane of glass through which businesses can access automated selection of the right cloud services whenever they need them.
The cost-effectiveness of the ERP platform as the centre of the multi-cloud world enables the business to put its money where it matters most, says Bernard Ford, CEO of One Channel.
As technologies and attitudes have evolved, so has confidence in certain services being hosted on managed infrastructure, says MTN Business.
Companies running mission-critical systems in the cloud are less successful in meeting their service availability goals, says Continuity Software.
Despite the clear advantages of cloud technology for BPM solutions, many businesses are not yet ready to make the move.
The new 'Huawei Envision' hybrid video solution is designed to assist carriers in developing video as a fundamental service.
The artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud is Google's latest gambit to increase its market share in the lucrative cloud computing business.
The artificial intelligence research firm reaches an agreement to run most of its large-scale experiments on Microsoft's Azure.
Accounting for compliance by design will help minimise unnecessary development costs and possible legal issues that may crop up as a result of non-compliance.
Cloud data centre traffic in the region will represent 86% of total data centre traffic by 2019, says Cisco.
To meet customers' needs in the enterprise mobility industry, MakeMeMobile has developed a cloud-based asset control solution.
SA's Inter-University Institute for Data-Intensive Astronomy becomes the first African institute to launch a cloud-based data centre.
The new releases of VMware vSphere, VMware Virtual SAN and VMware vRealize Automation all introduce support for containers.
The company's Darragh Kennedy will discuss how this has led to a dynamic product pipeline.
Using a specialist service provider for archive deployments and migration saves time and money, says Soarsoft International.
Topcon Positioning Group, a world leader in positioning instruments for survey and construction, and Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced their joint intentions to connect cloud services for constructioneering.
Cloud costs have come down significantly, making it a popular solution for companies that want to optimise budgets and reduce risks, says Neotel.
SITA's Maiendra Moodley, a speaker at ITWeb's Cloud Summit 2017, believes despite the need to obviate the risks, such as the high cost of data, there is a considerable upside to throwing your lot in with the cloud.
Despite caution around the public cloud, it can be harnessed in a number of ways to support enterprise operations, says Veeam SA.
The influx of personally owned devices, ubiquitous high-speed Internet connectivity and cloud-based applications is redefining the enterprise network.
New releases introduce support for containers, enabling developers to become more productive and IT to easily run containerised applications in production.
T-Systems strives to improve our customer experiences and to enable new business models for our customers with our #Unoutsourcer solutions. At it’s core, Un-Outsourcer challenges the established rules by transferring risk from the customer to the service provider. T-Systems’ services encompass all levels of the ICT value chain, from infrastructure and solutions, up to and including business process management.
The sub regional headquarters for Sub-Sahara Africa and has operations in South, East and West Africa. We market and sell products and solutions in the telecommunications, public safety and IT sectors.
XON Established in 1996, designs, builds, operates, and manages information and communication technology (ICT) solutions created specifically for customers.
Wingu is a public cloud compute platform, offering Infrastructure as a Service. It is hosted locally in South Africa. Wingu is an Ubuntu Certified Public cloud, powered using OpenStack, offering programmable infrastructure. www.wingu.co.za
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a world leader in communications and networking solutions for businesses of all sizes, serves more than 500,000 customers worldwide through an indirect sales model. Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions are designed and developed to help enterprise organizations make the shift from proprietary technologies to industry standards, such as IP and SIP, and shift to cloud-based architectures. our vision is to provide the infrastructure necessary to support Collaborative Conversations, an Application Fluent Network, and Personal Cloud solutions.
Salesforce, the world's #1 CRM company and Customer Success Platform, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way, run their business from their phones, create 1-to-1 customer journeys and make smarter, more predictive decisions from anywhere in real time. The Customer Success Platform provides ground-breaking cloud services for sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, apps and the Internet of Things. Salesforce is the fastest growing top 10 software company in the world and has been ranked as one of the World's Most Innovative Company by Forbes for five years in a row.
At the centre of our company is the customer, not ours, but yours. Our purpose is to furnish businesses with the platforms they need to engage, communicate and deliver to their customer. Our solutions, methodologies and technology enable organisations to reduce the clutter, and focus on the customer; who they are; what they want; and how they want it. Whether your base is 1000 or 100 000 individuals, a personal customer experience is possible. We provide businesses with solutions that defy logic. We give them the ability to deliver a "personal service"; to design the ideal customer journey; and to respond to the market at breakneck speed. It's all about injecting the kind of agility into your business that will keep you at the top of the game.
With more than 400,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems.
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As the fastest-growing, independent identity and access management (IAM) provider, SailPoint helps hundreds of global organizations securely and effectively deliver and manage user access from any device to data and applications residing in the datacenter, on mobile devices, and in the cloud. The company's innovative product portfolio offers customers an integrated set of core services including identity governance, provisioning, and access management delivered on-premises or from the cloud (IAM-as-a-service).
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Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, is defining the future of cybersecurity by solving the industry’s toughest challenges of securing mobile workforces, protecting the cloud, and stopping advanced threats. Organizations around the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Symantec operates the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence network, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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