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3:30

Software-defined storage unlocks opportunity for MSPs

SDS is the ideal supporting platform to help managed service providers build and deliver solutions and easily manage and operate them, says Johan Scheepers, country head at Commvault South Africa.

3:10
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MPLS is dead. Long live SD-WAN

SD-WAN optimises algorithms to push traffic over the best suited link, using different media including fibre, microwave, LTE and even VSAT technology, says Marc van der Poll, network and solutions architect at Datacentrix.

3:00

Thumbs up. You’re hired

The use of emojis in corporate communications can be used in court cases to prove discrimination, sexual harassment and even legally binding agreements, says Nicol Myburgh, head: CRS Technologies HCM Business Unit.

3:40

Stumbling blocks to avoid on the AI journey

If AI tools do not have clean, consistent and complete data from which to draw insight, the insights they provide will be flawed, says Harkrishan Singh, director, Application Development at In2IT Technologies.

4:00

Being agile about agility

Leaders need to accept that business agility will be critical in the post-pandemic world, says Terry White, executive consultant at Netsurit.

3:20

Choosing the right data management partner

Successful data management partners usually build up an extremely good reputation with their customers, says Gerhard Fourie, district channel manager for Commvault in SA.

4:20

The insurance journey of tomorrow

Modernisation and digitalisation strategies can no longer be ignored if insurers hope to meet changing customer expectations accentuated by the pandemic, says Ben Burger, managing executive at SilverBridge Holdings.

5:50

Do we need to rethink cyber security?

The Acronis Cyber Protect solution allows companies to restore their data in the event of a breach and ensures the restored data is malware-free to avoid reinfecting the system, says Peter French, MD of Synapsys.

3:10

Headphone technology transforms work and play

Headphones like the WH-1000XM4 can utilise adaptive sound control to automatically detect activity such as walking or travelling and adjust ambient sound settings accordingly, says Takakiyo Fujita, MD at Sony Middle East and Africa.

3:20

Starting off in forex trading

Forex trading involves trading against the relative performance of a pair of currencies, such as the rand and the US dollar, explains Justin Grossbard, director at Compare Forex Brokers.

4:50

ServiceNow delivers new levels of business agility

The Now Platform Paris release includes six new products that help companies leverage one platform to optimise IT productivity, cost and resilience, says Mark Ackerman, senior director, ServiceNow Middle East and SA.

4:30

Eliminating the silent quality killers in your organisation

Many businesses don’t have a robust strategy when it comes to software quality assurance, says Candice Coetzee, head of Strategic and Specialised Services at Inspired Testing.