Getting back to normal with managed services

For a world that believed it had a handle on uncertainty, the COVID-19 pandemic was a crushing reminder that you never quite know what's coming next. The digital narrative was normally framed as looking for opportunities, digital being the conduit to get those advantages. Then the pandemic revealed the other side of this coin [...]

2020-12-14T14:07:40+00:00December 14th, 2020|News|

After Covid: The channel now and tomorrow

These are interesting times for the channel, and 2021 will be an eventful year. But so was 2020 – and it's not done yet… Covid-19 has changed how the world thinks of digital technology. That point needs no qualification. But it's not the full extent of the conversation. Greater appreciation is good, finally responding to [...]

2020-12-04T14:19:51+00:00December 4th, 2020|News|

AudioCodes solution: seamless unified communications environment

Taking the next step in unified communications with AudioCodes. With the move to modern collaboration systems, like Microsoft Teams, many companies are struggling to integrate their existing telephony needs with the services that link their people together. Many organisations were running parallel collaboration and telephony systems, with collaboration systems enabling video, chat and voice [...]

2020-12-04T08:50:45+00:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

Accelerate response to business demands

HPE GreenLake and the value of consumption models for business. The attraction for an organisation to only pay for the services they consume is the reason that subscriptions have soared over the last five years in South Africa. The PAYG (pay as you go) payment models make sense as one’s current business needs can [...]

2020-12-01T12:09:41+00:00December 1st, 2020|News|

EaaS: The cloud experience, on-premises

Cloud belongs somewhere else, right? This is the pervasive view of how we often define cloud solutions. Juxtaposing that is on-premises, the catch-all word for technology investments that physically reside inside a company. This comparison has made it easier to define the cloud and made some sense in the cloud 1.0 days. But matters [...]

2020-12-01T05:14:59+00:00December 1st, 2020|News|

Social change as a platform

The expectation for organisations to align their profit imperative with international grassroots movements or social issues increases. Today, 91% of the global population wants to see businesses do more than make a profit. Organisations need to be sensitive to alterations in the social fabric of their immediate environments and networks, remaining abreast of changes [...]

2020-12-01T05:04:58+00:00December 1st, 2020|News|

Mind the gap

Closing the digital gap could be the first step in the right direction. Despite the increased affordability of technology and Internet access being seemingly ubiquitous, a digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” remains. Historically, adequately leveraging global technology to improve the lives of those who need it the most is admittedly [...]

2020-11-23T21:15:23+00:00November 23rd, 2020|News|

How SMMEs can become genuine digital challengers

The dramatic technology shifts in 2020, driven by COVID-19, mean that businesses of all sizes – but especially SMMEs – urgently need to position themselves as digital challengers. There can be little doubt that the global economy and business resilience has been tested in 2020 like never before. The COVID-19 virus has led to [...]

2020-11-20T10:55:34+00:00November 20th, 2020|News|

Axiz expands reach, footprint of Nutanix solutions

Leading distributor Axiz has announced it is expanding the reach of vendor Nutanix’s solutions to its customers across Africa. With Nutanix, resellers and their customers can leverage proven technology solutions to better manage and facilitate multi-cloud management and delivery, database simplicity, cloud operations and software-defined offerings by way of modern hyper-convergence offerings. The announcement [...]

2020-11-20T09:05:15+00:00November 20th, 2020|News|

Enabling comprehensive cloud-based endpoint protection with Carbon Black

All elements of the IT environment, be it applications, virtual instances, clouds and network, have to have security at the core. As part of ensuring that their partners can offer customers the highest level of protection in a hybrid IT world, Axiz is now offering VMware’s Carbon Black platform. Carbon Black is VMware’s cloud-native [...]

2020-11-13T10:00:37+00:00November 13th, 2020|News|
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