Technology consultant Frost & Sullivan highlights that it is important for IT and finance leaders to fully understand one another, to “speak the same language,” so they can decide together which investments are best for the business.
With the rate at which technology is evolving today, it can be difficult to keep up with all the new trends, and particularly the related buzzwords that seem to come into common usage overnight.
As your business increases its reliance on software applications and always-on access, even the smallest amount of downtime can have serious consequences
There’s no question about it: your business needs its applications up and running all the time – which means it needs non-stop, always-on storage.
Customer support is perhaps the most important factor for any organisation that relies on third-party software to run its day-to-day operations. And while open source software has many virtues, its unrivalled level of support is where it really shines – supported by a community of thousands of amateurs, professionals and hobbyists.
It’s no secret that organisations have been slow to warm up to the idea of cloud – and with good reason. Where digital data security was once as simple and straightforward as ring-fencing a network perimeter with a single physical gateway to control access, the cloud has changed everything.
Whether they improve your employees’ ability to do their job, extend your reach, enable new business services or enhance customer experience, apps offer an efficient, cost-effective method for driving business outcomes, or at least they should.
An organisation may choose to migrate its data centre for any number of reasons. Migrations may be necessitated by a data consolidation after a business merger, the changing needs of a growing business, an end-of-lease situation, a decision to move to the cloud, and many other factors besides.
Sunny Desai delves into the world of technology trends and explains why choosing the right technology partner is essential.
Enterprises have begun exploring cloud-based infrastructure, but SMEs stand to benefit the most from this transition. In 2014, World Wide Worx found that 22% of SMEs in South Africa were using cloud services, which equates to a 13% increase from two years earlier. More and more Aptronics clients from the SME space are enquiring about the benefits a move to cloud infrastructure could offer their business.