Tag Archives: cloud computing

Cloud Migration – Is it what your business needs?

9 Jul

cloud migration

Have you been concerned that your business is lagging behind because it hasn’t migrated to the Cloud yet? Well, you might have made an excellent decision for yourself in the long run. Being slow to adopt Cloud business systems might have saved you a lot of money and frustration after all. When Cloud computing first […]

How Cloud Plays a Huge Role in the Always-On Economy

20 May

always on economy

Instant gratification, 24-hour service, exceptional customer care… Call it what you want, but in today’s modern economy, it is essential to be “always-on” and immediately ready and available to serve the needs of your customers. If you aren’t, you are going to miss out on a share of your market. The business technology and software […]

Effective Operating In The Cloud Still Requires Data Management Skills

3 Apr

It comes as no real surprise that Big Data Quarterly recently stated that cloud computing is changing the way businesses manage data environments today. In fact, cloud computing has become the number one solution for most businesses looking for an efficient way to manage their data, but what of data management skills?

Cyril Ramaphosa vows to establish a digital revolution commission

13 Mar

It’s no real secret that South Africa is lagging behind when it comes to full digital industrialisation. This is easily seen when you compare the country with its international counterparts. Consider that SA has to grow at around 5% each year in order to create jobs and keep the economy growing. One then has to […]

Storage Decisions 2015 – What Attendees Learned About Cloud Storage

1 Dec

Storage Decisions 2015 was held in New York just last month. The panel of experts at the conference took the time to answer questions about how today’s data storage industry is affected by storage technologies, vendors and strategies. While the questions directed at the experts revolved around cloud storage, flash spinning disk and even tape […]

Why there is no reason to fear cloud technology

13 Oct

Many Internet users have an unintended fear of using cloud technology, without even realising that they are already making use of it. If you stream or download music from iTunes, work in Google Docs, download Kindle books or similar, you are in fact interacting with the cloud – probably daily! When you consider the cloud […]

Does South Africa Need Cloud Technology to Compete Globally?

22 Sep

Cloud technology, cloud computing systems and even online cloud backups offer the business market a great deal.  While many companies have converted to cloud services, it would appear that there are still some who are unwittingly lagging behind! In 2014 US Deloitte carried out a survey that gathered information from mid-market executives.  The aim of […]

Top Things we Have Learned about Cloud Computing So Far

1 Sep

With Cloud Computing becoming the best way to work, store data and even run systems, it has become vital for our IT departments to learn as much as they can about it, to remain competitive, efficient and move with the times. Cloud Computing has been around for over 10 years now and offers a myriad […]

Smartphones and Cloud Computing Merge – Take Your Business Mobile…to the Cloud!

9 Jun

The way the world does business is changing and along with it, so is the cyber workplace. The days of carrying a large briefcase heaving with papers, laptop, mobile phone, tablet and other devices are from a bygone era. In this day and age, office space is in less demand while mobile workers are able […]

Reports show that a large increase in business Cloud Computing will be seen by 2020

16 Sep

Recent reports by software firm, Intuit, state that they see 4 out of 5 small businesses making full use of cloud computing by 2020. Other well-known authorities in cloud computing have also made mention of seeing 4 types of cloud users emerging on the market. The following 4 types have been recognised: Plug in players: […]