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Erudit CEO on increasing employee engagement in the age of the ‘Great Resignation’

Business leaders will be familiar with the ‘Great Resignation’ – the term assigned to the global trend of employees leaving their jobs in their swathes, with burnout being a key contributor. Employers must take steps to better understand and manage the well-being of their teams to avoid this. Here, Alejandro Martinez Agenjo, CEO and Co-founder, […]


The importance of visibility for tackling threats head-on 

Having a resilient cybersecurity strategy in place is key for any organisation when it comes to tackling cyberthreats and driving the investigation forward. Stefano Maccaglia, EMEA Practice Manager Incident Response at NetWitness, an RSA Business, discusses some of the core elements of an effective cybersecurity programme, as well as stressing the importance of the human […]


The enterprise storage charm

Enterprise storage is a centralised repository for business information that provides common data management, protection, and data sharing functions through connections to computer systems. For resellers and solution providers, the enterprise storage market has never been more mature than it is now. If you are not selling enterprise, now is the right time to jump […]


Finding the connection in customer conversations key to success for Egyptian telcos

The wave of Digital Transformation sweeping across Egypt is rapidly advancing the maturity and competitiveness of the businesses in the country. At the epicentre of this evolution has been the country’s telecom operators, serving as custodians of this change by providing the infrastructure that makes possible the delivery of mobile and internet services to millions […]


AI in insurance: Building on the customer-first approach

The emergence and fast-growing adoption of digital platforms, mobile apps, and big data have resulted in customers demanding quicker and more effective service than ever before. Today consumers have high expectations of an enhanced level of service from the moment they buy a policy until the settlement of a claim. These changing paradigms have strengthened […]


How data-driven digital service models can prevent end-user downtime

Central to any Digital Transformation strategy is meeting the needs of a new distributed workforce. Here, Karlton Gray, Channel Director, Schneider Electric, UK and Ireland, discusses changing business models, the need for real-time application availability, resilient connectivity, and why the surge in IoT devices is driving the growth of Edge computing and creating opportunities for […]


Five tips for channel partners to help clients build a business case for full-stack observability

Application performance monitoring (APM) is the collection of tools and processes designed to help IT professionals ensure that the applications users work with meet performance standards and provide a valuable user experience (UX). Mark Maslach, Vice President, Global Channels and Strategic Alliances, AppDynamics, tells us here how channel partners can develop their application performance monitoring […]


Illumio expert on confronting modern ransomware with Zero Trust segmentation

Modern ransomware uses advanced attack techniques that make it difficult to detect and remediate, resulting in greater financial implications for many organisations. To have a chance of getting ahead of attackers, defences also need to evolve. Here, Trevor Dearing, Technical Director, EMEA, Illumio, highlights how Zero Trust segmentation can stop ransomware in its tracks, as […]


Oracle opens first cloud region in Africa

New cloud region in Johannesburg delivers superior performance, built-in security, and high availability. Oracle now has 37 cloud regions globally and plans to open an additional seven cloud regions by the end of 2022. Tech giant Oracle has announced the availability of its first cloud region in Africa to meet the rapidly growing demand for […]


The benefits of a partner programme for technology enterprises

Smart businesses know the value of partnerships. Research shows that organisations that outperform others have been found to spend more time (23%) on the practice, irrespective of their size and operating sector. However, it also shows that businesses spend less time on partnering than they would like, which potentially indicates that while there is a […]


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