Insights

A woman’s world: Achieving C-suite success and challenging stereotypes

14 January 2021

It’s no secret that being female in the IT industry can mean a long, hard struggle to get to the top. We hear from Lori MacVittie, Principal Technical Evangelist, Office of the CTO, F5 Networks, who discusses the struggles she’s experienced as a...

Looking to the future: Considering the IT trends expected

14 January 2021

Stefan Schachinger, Product Manager, Network Security – IoT/OT/ICS at Barracuda, discusses some of the technology trends he expects to develop over the coming year. Recent news about beginning vaccinations gives us hope for a return to our normal...

We must update our cybersecurity best practices to protect the new hybrid workplace

13 January 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have forced organisations and their CISOs into making some hard decisions, particularly as the transition to remote working has offered a new dimension to the way we work. Ben Carr, Chief Information Security Officer, Qualys,...

How FinTech companies can facilitate continued growth

12 January 2021

The pandemic has highlighted the fact that business leaders should take the current situation as an opportunity to improve and invest in their business models. Jackson Lee, VP Corporate Development from Colt Data Centre Services, says FinTech companies must...

Three goals CIOs should prioritise to create an innovative enterprise

11 January 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up an abundance of challenges for CIOs and their teams – who have had to find innovative ways of adapting their enterprises. Felipe Demetrio de Souza, Business Director at CI&T, explains how CIOs can help foster an...

Security strategies and priorities for CIOs and CISOs in Africa

4 January 2021

As we begin a new year, CIOs and CISOs across the region are preparing their strategies and identifying new technology trends, particularly when it comes to securing their networks. Perry Hutton, VP – Africa, Fortinet, talks us through what he...

How data centre leaders can ensure robust physical security during COVID-19

4 January 2021

The last year has been turbulent in more ways than one, affecting the data centre industry on a whole new level. Security strategies have been reconsidered to ensure robust physical protection of facilities while cyberattackers have demonstrated a more...

A CEO’s secrets – Snooping cybercriminals to bring down a WFH CEO

10 December 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, there’s a lot of talk surrounding what the future will hold and what technology trends 2021 will have in store for us. Chris Harris, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Technical Director at Thales; and Dr Alex...

The four keys to success in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

9 December 2020

Simon Bennett, CTO EMEA, Rackspace Technology, reflects on the future of work and how empowering staff, taking risks and a cloud native approach are the keys to success in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.  The 2020 pandemic has changed everything,...

The shift is on: From data centres to ‘centres of data’

9 December 2020

Michael Dickman, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, offers his best practice advice about how to prepare for a shift to the Edge and tells us why this new architectural approach – one that is...