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What's your cloud type?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cloud computing…fog computing...edge computing… who can keep up with the different types of clouds out there anymore? How can organisations embrace a multi cloud strategy and is there such a thing as a single suite of cloud services to make cloud management easier?

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Multiple cloud challenges need a unified cloud management platform

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Make light work of cloud governance with a single pane of glass management: Improved cash flow, easier innovation and simpler management of infrastructure are just a few of the benefits of the cloud. But as organisations increasingly use a combination of public, private and hybrid clouds, a new set of challenges is keeping CIOs up at night. Here are some areas that you may experience challenges in when embracing a multi cloud strategy.

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Dumb devices are becoming smart

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Networks are getting larger and more complex. The price of sensors is dropping rapidly, meaning more and more data can be collected and analysed, to help individuals and organisations make better, faster, more intelligent decisions. This is resulting in vendors and manufacturers being able to cheaply add sensors or other communications modules. As a result, we are rapidly approaching the day when everything will be Internet-enabled, he explains.

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How IoT will affect the digitally connected business

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The Internet of Things will truly transform the workplace and the ways in which we will work in the very near future. The traditional office may disappear completely.

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FaaS Unlocks Potential

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Functions-as-a-service (FaaS), or serverless computing, offers tremendous cost savings and could potentially revolutionise the way that code is written and deployed. The days of thinking in terms of applications and API’s or long running processes are over. Today, we look to functions that can respond to requests and process data based on events.

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XaaS Benefits SA Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017

From infrastructure to disaster recovery, platform to software, virtual desktops to applications and customer relationship management, there are a massive amount of business services now available off-premise as cloud-based solutions. On-demand services allow businesses to focus on their core business goals and operations, instead of having to deal with underlying infrastructure and systems. This will allow them to respond more rapidly to new business opportunities.

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Multi-tenant vs single-tenant SaaS architectures

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Both multi-tenancy and single-tenant models have their advantages and their drawbacks. Here's a high-level look at the benefits of each.

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Public cloud made easy - Part 2

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A unified cloud management platform is the best way to handle the changed provisioning requirements in a public cloud environment.

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Public cloud made easy - Part 1

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017

Delivering practical public cloud solutions to the business requires the right combination of efficiency, features, security, control and performance to be effective

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Containers are the new hybrid cloud virtualisation Part 2

Posted on Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Hybrid cloud needs persistent storage as more cloud-native applications are delivered via lightweight containers.

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