Oscar Mathibe, Rand Water

Oscar Mathibe, Rand Water

Just a couple of years ago, the idea that any large South African company could run more than half of its IT services as hybrid cloud-based services would have been greeted as crazy. Today, it doesn’t seem crazy at all. Virtualisation technology changed the way CIOs approached servers and high availability; the datacentre of the future with its software- defined characteristics and strong links to the cloud looks set to do the same for hosting, scalability and even networking.

Just a couple of years ago, the idea that any large South African company could run more than half of its IT services as hybrid cloud-based services would have been greeted as crazy. Today, it doesn’t seem crazy at all. Virtualisation technology changed the way CIOs approached servers and high availability; the datacentre of the future with its software- defined characteristics and strong links to the cloud looks set to do the same for hosting, scalability and even networking.

Many South African CIOs still err on the side of caution when it comes to their datacentres, given the critical roles they play. David Visser, CIO, Coca-Cola Southern Africa

Many South African CIOs still err on the side of caution when it comes to their datacentres, given the critical roles they play. David Visser, CIO, Coca-Cola Southern Africa

Suren Naidoo, CIO Consult

Suren Naidoo, CIO Consult

Chandima Miyanadeniya, AON

Chandima Miyanadeniya, AON

Chandima Miyanadeniya, AON

Chandima Miyanadeniya, AON

Christie Olivier, Accenture

Christie Olivier, Accenture

Kevin Wilson, Stefanutti Stocks

Kevin Wilson, Stefanutti Stocks

Shaheed Jooma, South African Post Office| photos: Karolina Komendera

Shaheed Jooma, South African Post Office| photos: Karolina Komendera

Herman Schouwink, Paycorp

Herman Schouwink, Paycorp

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