To streamline processes, maximise resources and optimise data usage in the business, backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) processes now include Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) functionality. Operational data is where AI and ML have the potential to shine. Designed to track performance statistics, rates of change, speed of access, bottlenecks and so much more, combining ML and AI to operational data is the...
Staying home, sanitising, seeing your partner 24/7, and multitasking whilst trying to home school children has become the new normal. But so too has working from home, and everyone is online, possibly with less secure connections than required. There has also been a huge uptake of cloud-based services in order to support a mobile workforce. This means that digital transformation has seen rapid growth, but...
From laptops and PCs to mobile phones and tablets, wearables to smart TVs, the number of connected devices has grown exponentially – and this is only on the consumer side. There is also a plethora of sensors in everything from cars to fridges, manufacturing equipment to heavy machinery. These connected devices are collectively known as the Internet of Things (IoT) and they are driving data...
Ransomware is no laughing matter. Don’t let ransomware make your organization a victim. The five steps outlined below can help you maintain a constant state of recovery readiness. By keeping your backups safe and ready for rapid restoration, you can save time and keep your business out of harm’s way — and out of the news. A complete ransomware strategy includes both reducing the risk...
There’s no honour amongst thieves; an adage that couldn’t be truer in current times where unscrupulous cybercriminals target vulnerable organisations that are scrambling to find some form of operational normalcy amidst pandemic related protocols and regulations. With a significant amount of critical information such as production data being moved into the cloud, it has added a layer of vulnerability to companies’ security posture. Moreover, it...
Covid is testing the acceleration of digital transformation, which brings about additional challenges and particularly highlights the interdependencies between digital, cloud and security. Hemant Harie, MD at Gabsten Technologies, chats to Tony van Niekerk of COVER Magazine about how all these techs work hand-in-hand to ensure effective operations in the current environment – listen HERE
At the start of the year there was a lot of talk about organisations increasing their IT spend, particularly in the financial services sector. This strategy had to rapidly be adapted in light of the global pandemic, which shifted priorities and caused massive strain on the entire economic landscape. With many businesses forced to retrench, and large portions of the population left without an income,...
How to create additional value (and revenue) out of your customers’ data management solution support service
Companies are pressed for budget in a tight economy, and the IT department of a business is no stranger to this. While many businesses are turning to Managed Support Service Providers that offer a proactive service in maintaining the health of the vendor solution implemented, these can be costly contracts. For the smaller business, these fees are sometimes unaffordable, yet they still require the support...
Have you noticed any changes in how courier packages are delivered? Electronic signature pads accompany more and more of the deliveries. Delivery employees tap away on apps on their phones, telling them where to go next. Even the simple act of finding your location is now a very digital experience thanks to GPS and electronic maps. The logistics industry has been a prime investor in...
Gabsten Technologies is a recognised Commvault support and services partner in South Africa for the past decade. With a focus on investment in training and dedication to customer support excellence, Gabsten is one step closer to achieving their aim to have each of their engineers recognised as a Commvault Certified Master, the highest certification level in the Commvault space. Johan Scheepers, Country Head at Commvault...