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Digitally transform for a new breed of customer

Given the exponential growth of data generated by mobile devices in the connected business landscape, organisations have no choice but to embrace digital transformation initiatives. But while technology is an important aspect of it, customer experience will be one of the most significant drivers behind this change.

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Evolving digital skills for the always-on environment

With availability driving much of the corporate agenda in the path towards digital transformation, it is becoming essential for South African technology companies to invest in the ongoing skills development of employees. Given how the always-on environment requires more data-driven expertise, it has become a business imperative to unlock the talent resident inside the organisation.

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Reasons to attend VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August VeeamON Forum to challenge perceptions around availability

South Africa; 07 August 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, will host its annual VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August at The Campus in Bryanston. The one-day event will provide a platform for IT experts and visionaries throughout the continent to share and learn how to ensure availability of all applications and data. Given the importance of digital transformation on the corporate agenda, Veeam has structured this year’s forum to focus on how the connected environment impacts on business continuity and disaster recovery strategies in boardrooms across Africa.

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How new local data centres will drive digital transformation in Africa

Fundamental to the digital transformation process and becoming an always-on enterprise is access to data, be it mission-critical, business-critical, or other. This requirement underpins every aspect of business as companies cannot be competitive without having high-speed and reliable access to the data hosted on a server, whether it is on-premise or in a data centre. In a world where virtualisation has become standard and businesses are doing more to understand customers using all manner of new data types, this connectivity to data takes on a whole new level of importance.

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Reasons to attend VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August VeeamON Forum to challenge perceptions around availability

South Africa; 07 August 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, will host its annual VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August at The Campus in Bryanston. The one-day event will provide a platform for IT experts and visionaries throughout the continent to share and learn how to ensure availability of all applications and data. Given the importance of digital transformation on the corporate agenda, Veeam has structured this year’s forum to focus on how the connected environment impacts on business continuity and disaster recovery strategies in boardrooms across Africa.

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Reasons to attend VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August VeeamON Forum to challenge perceptions around availability

South Africa; 07 August 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, will host its annual VeeamON Forum Africa on 15 August at The Campus in Bryanston. The one-day event will provide a platform for IT experts and visionaries throughout the continent to share and learn how to ensure availability of all applications and data. Given the importance of digital transformation on the corporate agenda, Veeam has structured this year’s forum to focus on how the connected environment impacts on business continuity and disaster recovery strategies in boardrooms across Africa.

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Gaining the competitive edge from being always on

Business has changed beyond recognition thanks to the evolution of technology and the growing importance of data in an increasingly digital environment. Being connected means accessing critical information, irrespective of device and location. So, how can having always-on access to data assist in the digital transformation, and drive a competitive advantage? Fundamental to this shift to a more data-rich environment is digital transformation. Regardless of size or industry, decision-makers are changing the way businesses are run, utilising technology on a more fundamental level. It is no longer a case of IT departments being relegated to providing support services. Today, technology permeates all facets of the business as companies push themselves to stay relevant.

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Availability Awareness Growing in South Africa Among Always-On Enterprises

Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, recently held its V Club event for customers in Fourways, Johannesburg to discuss the migration to the always-on enterprise.

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African businesses need to embrace always-on availability

Africa has long been considered as a platform for investment and growth. The developing economies across the continent offer significant opportunities for those seeking potential beyond European and Asian markets. Claude Schuck, regional manager for Africa at Veeam, takes a look at the role data availability will play in this regard.

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Veeam listed top provider for cloud era by Ovum

Veeam Software has been ranked as a top provider for Cloud era availability and protection technology. The Ovum Decision Matrix: Data Availability and Protection Solution for the Cloud Era, 2016-17 takes into account the business challenges and the technology solutions that underpin today's 24.7.365 enterprises.

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VeeamON Tour targeting Always-On needs of South African enterprises

Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, will host its annual VeeamON Tour focused on addressing the challenges of availability in the modern enterprise, on October 13 in Fourways, Johannesburg.

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Veeam Reports Record Q2’16 Results and Accelerated Growth: 38 Percent Year-Over-Year Total Bookings Revenue Growth Due to Increased Demand for 24.7.365 Availability

Veeam Secures ‘Leader’ Position in Gartner Magic Quadrant, continues expansive growth in the Veeam Cloud & Service Provider program, and celebrates its 200,000th Paid Customer

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New Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 to Be One of the First Availability Solutions to Include Full Integration with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V Technologies

Veeam Availability Solutions will help enterprises deliver enhanced security and reduced complexity through complete integration with Microsoft’s 2016 releases of Windows Server, Hyper-V, and enterprise applications.

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Veeam Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software by Gartner

Evaluation based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute.

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Veeam reports 78 percent revenue growth in EMEA cloud program

Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, announced strong growth in its EMEA Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) program as partners and customers seek more comprehensive cloud-based Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) solutions.

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Veeam Expands Storage Integration in Veeam Availability Suite Version 9.5, Enabling Enterprises to Successfully Meet Modern SLAs

Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, today announced that the company will expand existing storage integration to include Nimble Storage as part of the new Veeam Availability Suite™ version 9.5, to be released later this year.

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New Veeam Availability Orchestrator Enables Disaster Recovery Orchestration for the Always-On Enterprise

Working together with Veeam Availability Suite and Veeam Backup & Replication, new product reduces costs and increases reliability of disaster recovery plans

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Veeam Introduces Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure for Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Endpoint Backup, Further Driving Hybrid Cloud Adoption for the Always-On Enterprise

FREE, pre-configured Azure appliance enables on-premises Windows-based VMs, physical servers, and endpoints to be restored or migrated to the cloud

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2016 Veeam Availability Report: Availability Gap Widens With Application Downtime Costing Enterprises $16 Million Each Year

The study illustrates that there is alarming disconnect between user demands and IT’s ability to enable the 24/7 Always-On Enterprise, with the number of downtime incidents and the length of downtime greater than in 2014.

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Embracing digital transformation to become Always-On

Warren Olivier, regional manager for Southern Africa at Veeam, examines why it is important for organisations to consider digital transformation in the age of the Always-On business.

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Availability – what does it mean for your business?

Always-On availability in the modern data centre has become a business imperative. Companies can ill afford not to have access to their data whether it is in the office or out in the field using a mobile device. But how does one go about creating such an environment in a cost-effective way? Warren Olivier, regional manager of Veeam Southern Africa takes a look.

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Cloud-based backup strategy can be implemented in just 15 minutes, says Veeam

Cloud-based backup services are an easy way for IT service providers to help clients achieve availability of their data, says Warren Olivier, Southern Africa Regional Manager at Veeam Software -- as well as an excellent first step into becoming a cloud provider. “In the past two years the pace of cloud adoption has accelerated, as more businesses have embraced the promise of increased agility, combined with lower costs and less complexity,” says Olivier.

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Is scheduled downtime ever acceptable?

In the age of the always-on business, downtime is increasingly unacceptable -- even when it’s planned and announced in advance, says Veeam Regional Manager for Southern African Warren Olivier.

“In 2015 any business that has any kind of online component must accept that its customers, employees and suppliers demand constant, uninterrupted availability,” says Olivier.

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Fast restore the key to high availability in the modern data centre
By Aptronics Business Development Director Mark Perry

The key to maintaining availability for the modern data centre is not whether you've protected your data by backing up - it's how well you can recover.

Everyone loses data, all the time. The MD unthinkingly deletes an important email, or a system administrator accidentally trashes an entire server in the middle of a long night shift, or a hard drive fails. What matters then is not just whether you're backed up, but whether you can restore the lost data.

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Building the modern data centre: Plan for availability
by Warren Olivier, Southern Africa regional manager, Veeam Software

The always-on era is becoming a reality for every business: Globalisation is allowing companies to spread their operations across multiple time zones just as users are abandoning the old nine-to-five working day and want access to their email and data anytime, anywhere.  Globally, according to Veeam’s most recent Availability Survey, enterprises have unplanned downtime an average of 13 times a year, for up to 51 hours of downtime, which can add up to between $1.4m and $2.2m in lost revenue, decreased productivity and missed opportunities.

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Business continuity planning essential and affordable for most businesses, says Veeam

Business continuity planning -- how to carry on operating even after a disaster -- is still often thought of an expensive exercise that only large corporates can afford, says Warren Olivier of Veeam; “but it’s now easier than ever before, and affordable for most companies. In the era of the always-on business, failing to do this planning is irresponsible.”

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IT downtime could be shaving up to 2% off your profits

Unplanned IT system downtime could be costing businesses as much as 2% of their annual profits, says Veeam Regional Manager for Southern Africa Warren Olivier, highlighting the urgent need to reduce re

covery time and recovery point objectives.

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Reliability, availability the key to data centre success

The modern data centre exists for only one purpose, says Veeam Software Regional Manager for Southern Africa Warren Olivier: To give business users the applications and data they need to do their jobs.

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Training, deal registration most valuable benefits for partners

IT solutions provider First Technology says that as hardware margins shrink it is becoming vital for resellers to deliver strong, reliable value-added services to their clients - and that vendors are an important part of the equation.

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