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Meeting the demands of the B2B market

Volume used to be the defining characteristic of more B2B (business to business) sales in the ICT market. Yet, while a lot of traction is behind the idea of customer-centric B2C (business to consumer) trends, those concepts are increasingly more relevant to B2B buyers. Research from service giant Salesforce reveals that B2B buyers anticipate [...]

2020-04-02T08:52:24+00:00March 31st, 2020|News|

Axiz operations during COVID-19 lockdown

Dear Valued Partners We are on the eve of an unprecedented season in our lifetimes. Last night, the South African cabinet ministers clarified the details of the lockdown and specifically the classification of the ICT section impacting Axiz’s ability and requirement to operate as an essential service. After extensive consultation and legal advice, the Axiz [...]

2020-04-02T08:27:55+00:00March 27th, 2020|News|

Solar is losing its newcomer status – and that’s a good thing

South Africa is already a leader in the solar industry. Of the top five African solar-enabled countries, it hosts 2 559MW, far ahead of second-ranked Egypt's 750MW. Those are according to 2018 figures from a SolarPlaza report scrutinising the top five solar countries in Africa. Such a large capacity shows that solar is already [...]

2020-04-02T08:12:51+00:00March 27th, 2020|News|

Message from our CEO

Dear Valued Partner As the world continues to steer through the disruption of COVID-19, I wanted to reach out to you to make sure you knew that at Axiz we remain committed to servicing and supporting your business throughout this uncertainty. Given the mutual dependence our organisations have, I wanted to highlight some of [...]

2020-04-02T08:12:15+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

Hardware-only is dead (but long live hardware)

Hardware once ruled digital technology. But as software makes its ascendancy, the place of hardware in today's market is not as clear as it once was. The old chestnut, that buying a renowned brand doesn't get you fired, doesn't resonate as much anymore. Even though customers appreciate the value of specific brands, that is [...]

2020-04-02T08:11:39+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News|

Securing everything – even the cloud

The cloud's impact has been colossal, particularly in South Africa. Gartner recently noted the country is one of the fastest-growing regions for IT spend, much of it fuelled by cloud-related migrations. Yet this is not a uniform migration. Workloads, applications and data are being distributed to public cloud platforms, private clouds and on-premises sites. [...]

2020-04-02T08:11:07+00:00March 17th, 2020|News|

Building the future with hyper-converged platforms

yper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is a pretty unexciting title. The first two parts are suitably futuristic, but that infrastructure part is a drag. Who wants to talk about infrastructure in this age of cloud and services? Aren’t we in a post-tin world? Infrastructure may not be as sexy as it once was, but it’s still [...]

2020-04-02T08:03:45+00:00March 17th, 2020|News|

Want to stop digital failures? Try complexity absorption and VSM

Different priorities and demands drive our daily lives. Understandably, convenience has become a central hallmark to modern services. A successful service or product must work as intended, respond seamlessly to user interactions and operate across different scenarios.   When you order a car on a ride-hailing app, you do a few simple things: you [...]

2020-04-02T08:02:28+00:00February 17th, 2020|News|

Securing the edge in a world of IoT and cloud

Edge computing, or the analysis of data and development of solutions at the site where it is generated, is bringing the power of the cloud to mobile and IoT devices and is being used by businesses to create smarter buildings, cities, workspaces, retail experiences, among many other applications. “The edge is crucial because it [...]

2020-04-02T08:01:35+00:00January 29th, 2020|News|

Personalization: Differentiation done right

Personalization is more than just a trend. According to McKinsey, it has the potential to create up to $US3 trillion in new value for the business, driven by the engines of data, marketing, eCommerce, analytics, design, and distribution. From the omnichannel to the email channel, personalization can leverage relationships, sharpen customer interaction, and pull [...]

2020-01-29T11:09:27+00:00January 29th, 2020|News|