Posts tagged as Veeam

Multi-cloud strategy – It’s everyone’s reality

In today’s digital economy, IT organisations are increasingly using public cloud technologies and services to meet their needs for increased agility and innovation, as well as cost management. Speaking at the VeeamON 2018 Forum in Johannesburg, Trent Odgers, Veeam cloud manager South Africa, said that use of public cloud technologies becomes more complicated when companies […]

Availability and protection gaps – study

  The sixth annual Veeam Availability Report, analysed by Jason Buffington, principal analyst at ESG, indicates that too many business-accelerating and digital transformation initiatives are being hindered by inadequacies in their current IT systems’ availability. Buffington surveyed more than 1000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the report, which seeks to quantify whether organisations […]

Always available, always on – in conversation with Claude Schück, Veeam Software

  Always available, always on – the two phrases seem to contradict each other. If an IT network is always on, surely it should be always available? Not so says Claude Schück, regional manager for Africa at Veeam.  And that is how Schück and I had a conversation over a cup of coffee, clearing up […]

PoPI – friend or foe?

  When the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act was passed in 2013,  there ensued much hype and panic. The weight of the proposed penalties had organisations scrambling to find out what they needed to do in order to comply with PoPI as fast as possible. But finalising PoPI and appointing a regulator has taken […]

To encrypt or not to encrypt?

  Encryption is a much debated topic with many diverse viewpoints. Some experts say encryption provides a valuable extra layer of protection against hackers. In some political circles the call is to stop encryption to make it easier to catch crooks and terrorists and then there are some that believe their businesses are of no […]