Posts tagged as VMware

Virtual panel discussion: Does IoT replace SCADA?

  Does the internet of things (IoT) replace supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)? Can the two be integrated? And what is the difference between the two? These three questions were asked by Kudzai Manditreza in a recent LinkedIn discussion. We invited South African industry players to share their views on these and other important […]

Take the next leap with PaaS – you will be in good company

  In the computing world we are inundated with acronyms and definitions. Perhaps one of the most confusing one is platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Gartner offers the following explanation: “A PaaS offering, usually depicted in all-cloud diagrams between the software-as-a-service (SaaS) layer above it and the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) layer below, is a broad collection of application infrastructure […]

Are local companies complacent about cyber-attacks?

  Recent research carried out by VMWare shows that  almost half (49%) of South African IT decision makers interviewed  believe their organisations are vulnerable to a cyber-attack, and almost a fifth (16 %) expect a serious cyber attack to hit their organisation in the next few days. They also rated cyber security amongst the top […]

New appliance for data service and systems management

EMC Corporation and VMware introduced the new VCE VxRail, an integrated and jointly engineered hyper-converged infrastructure appliance for VMware environments. The VxRail appliance family is said to bring EMC rich data services and systems management capabilities with VMware’s hyper-converged software that includes VMware, vSphere, vCenter Server and VMware Virtual SAN – a simple, and efficient software-defined […]

Data centre expands with new cloud infrastructure partnership

Westcon-Comstor expanded its data centre practice to include VMware’s portfolio of cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions in South Africa, to help its solutions providers in southern Africa improve time-to-revenue and accelerate growth opportunities. The agreement supports partners with pre- and post-sales support, technical support, as well as logistics services from 60 offices across six […]