For years, Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) has been the next big thing in data centres. Promising to get rid of the inefficient, low performance, and extremely expensive legacy SAN infrastructure most companies employ, HCI leverages the CPU and memory resources within a cluster of servers to turn it into a collective storage pool that a business can access, replacing traditional infrastructure with an efficient, high performance, pay as you grow storage and virtualisation set-up.
It may surprise you, but the Internet of Things, or IoT, as it’s more commonly referred to, has been around for a number of years already.
The idea economy – the current paradigm of a technology environment that makes it possible for ideas to become reality in days rather than years – means that businesses need a different IT mind-set and a different kind of infrastructure if they are to compete effectively.
Technology and enterprise solutions are evolving faster than the speed of great ideas, meaning that barriers to entry into new IT environments are lower than ever before. With so many new products, developments and solutions entering the fray, it can be overwhelming to even start researching which solution will future-proof your enterprise – never mind choosing which is the best for your business.
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.
Enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, has named Aptronics as its first Solution Partner in South Africa for the solution areas of SUSE Enterprise Linux and Storage.
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.