Storage AIOps supports digital transformation goals

By Lourens Sanders – In an ever-complex technology environment, artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) is increasingly being used to enhance IT operations. Harnessing the power of deep machine learning, AIOps delivers the benefits of predictive...

Businesses urged to backup and plan for recovery

Backup is important – but recovery can often be the missing part of the successful business continuity equation. Global research commissioned by Arcserve reveals that most companies will suffer data loss at some point. The findings highlight why having a fast...

Backup as a service helps to address complexity and cost

By Iniel Dreyer – Digital transformation continues to drive cloud adoption, resulting in companies facing increased distributed workloads, added pressure to address scaling challenges and to protect data on-premises and across multiple clouds, while their...

Dark data, a missed opportunity for business growth

It is estimated that companies generate 2,5 exabytes of data per day globally. Of this amount, approximately 80% is unstructured, which represents lost opportunities for companies and the possibility of facing a large number of unexpected risks related to regulations,...

Open source becomes mainstream in a digitally-transformed world

Hans Roth was recently appointed as senior vice-president and GM: EMEA at Red Hat. Channelwise caught up with him to talk about how the open source industry in general, and Red Hat in particular, are positioned in the dynamic post-Covid world.   The last few years...

Business transformation in the next normal

As we approach a post-pandemic world, businesses now face a new challenge of leveraging what they’ve learnt and stepping up the pace to future-proof their business so that they can be prepared for changes in the business landscape that have ultimately progressed from...

Be prepared when power outages strike

It seems that every time we get a new round of loadshedding, South Africans are caught by surprise, and there’s a sudden run on inverters, batteries and generators. But as we start to realise that the power supply situation is not going to revert to normal any time...

Syntech delivers Micron storage, memory that drives innovation

Memory and storage technologies are at the heart of innovation in the data centre, at the edge and on the user’s desk. Micron Technology, distributed in South Africa by Syntech, is a world leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. For more than 40 years,...

Rectron offers one-stop backup and cyber protection solutions for data

As hybrid working becomes the trend for South African companies of all sizes, the way their data is created, handled, stored and protected is changing too. Michael Finch, enterprise technology manager at Rectron South Africa, points out that when employees all work at...

Traditional storage meets the modern digital world

Huawei has launched its new-generation storage system, OceanStor, designed to meet the needs of businesses in the modern digital world. With digital transformation and, more recently, a concerted move to hybrid work, storage has had to transform substantially,...

New storage solutions add value in a digital world

The world has seen so many changes over the last couple of years, with many of them playing out in the technology realm – digital transformation; the rapid adoption of cloud; new security threats; the massive increase in gaming; and hybrid working are just some...