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Lockdown diary: Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware

VMware SA’s lead technologist Ian Jansen van Rensburg tells ITWeb how it’s been for him (and his dogs) during the national lockdown.

Aug 30, 2019

VMware strengthens cloud portfolio

The software company has announced new and expanded cloud offerings at its annual VMworld conference.

Aug 22, 2019

Cyber security has ‘fallen by the wayside'

A fundamental change to how cyber security is managed is needed, says VMware's lead technologist.


Paying the ransom is a terrible idea

Not only does it encourage ransomware attacks, but there is no guarantee that cyber criminals will hand over the decryption key once the ransom is paid.


Current security approaches are too complex

IT environments should be broken into smaller parts, to contain the damage in the event of an incident, says VMware.

Nov 8, 2018

South Africans are innovators but digital services need work

VMware SA execs discuss local market priorities and trends during VMworld in Barcelona.

May 10, 2018

Open source: Just another buzzword?

Open source software is increasingly present in our lives, several decades later, and we don't always realise it.


VMware announces expanded cloud portfolio

The newest offering for VMware Cloud Services, Log Intelligence will deliver deep operational insights into VMware-based data centres and VMware Cloud on AWS.


Desktop virtualisation: why it's still relevant

When the concept of desktop virtualisation arrived a few years ago, it promised the world. Where previously, businesses had to manage specifics, like what applications were loaded onto each PC manually, virtualisation allowed them do so remotely via centralised control. Desktop virtualisation, in effect, enables organisations to give their employees the flexibility to work anywhere, on any devices, but without compromising security. Virtualisation also protects a business in the case of an unforeseen event. If bad weather, for instance, prevented its employees from coming to work, it could have them work from home.

Dec 13, 2017

Connecting our worlds

The Internet of Things is connecting everything, saving time and money, but at what security cost?

Oct 31, 2017

MASA and your customers. MASA and your business.

With the potential to streamline complex processes, why aren't more companies embracing MASA?

Jul 20, 2017

Making data green

Greening up a datacentre makes sense, but there are cost implications.

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