It's a tricky proposition to enlist a Managed Services provider, but most businesses aren't fully understanding why this is so. Furthermore, there is still a bit of uncertainty as to what it is all about. What Managed Services isn't really about It is far easier to begin with this, as it involves concepts most professionals [...]
One cannot underestimate building trust and utilising it in creative ways to boost both performance and satisfaction. The result? Most often, a lot of happiness. Where you start is less important than starting In October last year, we opened up about how employers could help cut down on traffic congestion. While it is impractical to [...]
Strategy is one of the most vital elements to planning a successful business approach. Consider this: a good strategy bridges goals, vision, values and operations management. As a result, you should be meticulous when the time comes to discuss it. Probably fewer than half of the companies out there have a well-defined approach to strategic [...]
We work in a country where places are often separated by some distance. Additionally, transport options to and from work typically require a lengthy commute. Add this to a lack of viable public transport in many instances. It is thus easy to see why commuter traffic is so congested. As a result, and until we [...]
The connected world is rapidly running out of assignable IPv4 addresses. According to a calculator by APNIC (the regional Internet registry for Asia and the Pacific) blogger Geoff Huston, most geographical areas have exhausted their IPv4 address pool. The African Internet community, whose addresses are managed by Regional Internet Registry Afrinic, is slated to run [...]
The topic of online protection is talked about far and wide. Everyone who is connected is worried to some degree about whether they, their connection and their information are safe from prying eyes. Security measures range from the simplest software to multiple redundant layers of high-level threat assessment and blocking. The most fundamental element, though, [...]
One of the predominant features of Managed Services is the ability to both automate and perform remote management of that automation. Being in a position to detect issues earlier leads to far better proactive action. The current upwards trend of the Internet of Things (IoT) bodes well for the future success of the managed approach. [...]
In the latter part of 2015, we presented arguments to make the case for Managed Services within ICT-dependent sectors. These included resource, cost and reliability considerations. Since then, a number of entities have asked about progress in the field. Questions included where Managed Services may yet head in the South African context. Consulting with the [...]
Physical or colocated hosting presents several choices, and both businesses and individuals can benefit from knowing which suits their requirements best. Our Senior Solutions Architect explains the basics.
Energy efficiency in processing can only be beneficial, and data centers in particular should take note.