Not all IT field services can handle Africa

Numerous multinationals have established operations across Africa's different regions to expand that potential. But how can they maintain IT investments and improve legacy IT infrastructure? It's not as easy as one might think. "The fundamental IT services challenge with Africa is twofold," explains Vernon Hart, General Manager of Axiz Field Services. "It's a very large [...]

2021-09-22T08:31:00+00:00September 22nd, 2021|News|

Taming the edge with wireless WAN technology

As the cloud evolution rolls on, networks are under pressure to align with this new operating model. From the high-speed internet revolution of the early 2000s, the rise of mobile broadband in the 2010s, to the most recent jump into remote working models, networks connect the digital future. Most recently, their enhancements include 5G mobile [...]

2021-09-20T06:31:45+00:00September 20th, 2021|News|

Instant On, secure WiFi becomes a competitive advantage for SMEs

Aruba brings enterprise grade capabilities to small and medium business. Small and medium-sized businesses such as independent retailers, restaurants, boutique hotels and even doctors’ rooms stand to make their businesses more competitive simply by rolling out fast, seamless and secure WiFi at their premises. So says Dino Psoulis, Solution Architect – Aruba and HPE at [...]

2021-09-16T14:47:02+00:00September 16th, 2021|News|

Punching above your weight in the channel

What is the goal of an SME? Is it to become a juggernaut, a multinational enterprise with an incredible market cap? Not necessarily. Some companies grow from humble beginnings into massive businesses, but that's not the only destination for an SME. One could argue it's the rarer outcome. For many SMEs, the focus is to [...]

2021-09-15T11:39:34+00:00September 15th, 2021|News|

Security through productivity: The Microsoft and Axiz ecosystem difference

What is the best cloud for your organisation? Anton van Rooyen, Senior Business Development Manager at Axiz Cloud Technologies, often mulls this question because he's asked it often. The obvious answer is that it depends – every company will have different needs. But there is another angle, a more straightforward consideration: "I believe one place you [...]

2021-09-15T11:11:30+00:00September 15th, 2021|News|

Inclusion: the new channel model

The technology channel used to be a world of sharks. Not sharks in terms of being dangerous or untrustworthy. The better image is whale sharks: giants coasting through the oceans, looking for big opportunities. Attached to them are smaller fish, coasting along on the strengths of their more prominent benefactors. But if the larger animal [...]

2021-09-10T11:57:52+00:00September 10th, 2021|News|

Amplifying product value with services

The death of PC devices has been greatly exaggerated. Headlines from the past several years spoke of a fading device market, with only areas such as smartphones and hyperconverged systems as exceptions. The message to channel providers: start adopting services and subscription-based offerings or risk going the way of the dodo. Such advice is still [...]

2021-09-02T05:49:10+00:00September 2nd, 2021|News|

People should be a sustainability focus in SA’s digital future

While climate change is clearly a pressing issue, organisational sustainability initiatives should not overlook the need to address the human factor – particularly in a digitally transforming South Africa. This is according to Annelee Le Grange, General Manager for HP at Axiz, who notes that recent unrest, ever-increasing unemployment and a significant digital divide are [...]

2021-09-02T05:37:07+00:00September 2nd, 2021|News|

Axiz programme to help SMEs build out MSP offering

Axiz is extending an opportunity for small and medium-sized partners to roll-out comprehensive network and security management services, and large partners to augment their portfolios, with the new Axiz Technology Services Partner Program. The Axiz Technology Services Program enables technology services partners to benefit from Axiz’s partnership with enterprise-class vendors to provide network and security [...]

2021-08-31T06:25:30+00:00August 31st, 2021|News|

SA developers assured of secure apps thanks to Magic Quadrant leader

Building new applications both quickly and securely does not have to involve a trade-off, thanks to Micro Focus Fortify Application Security Testing, says distributor Axiz. Jaco Isaaks, Pre-sales Engineer at Axiz, notes that with the rise in web and mobile application development, breaches are happening more frequently. “Organisations know that developing their own software sets them [...]

2021-08-26T08:15:06+00:00August 26th, 2021|News|
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