Time to get flexible

South Africa has seen a dramatic transformation of the wide area network space over the past decade, with Telkom’s monopoly whittled away by more and more network operators rolling out their own fibre-optic networks. With all this choice available to enterprise users, you’d think companies would have been looking at adopting new ways of managing their network infrastructure, but, according to participants in the recent Brainstorm roundtable, this is not the case.

Encryption at the heart of data security

Marketing Spread: In today’s information-driven market, data is a sought-after commodity. Like any other critical resource, it needs to be protected. Given that data grows exponentially and businesses are faced with the challenge of having to store and manipulate ever-increasing volumes, security strategies have come under scrutiny as to whether they can actually meet the challenge.