GDPR: an opportunity to improve data governance and management

As the deadline for GDPR compliance approaches, it is imperative that companies understand the importance of protecting company data to ensure that their business doesn’t face the extensive fines and reputational damage associated with non-compliance, says Damian Wilk, Regional Director, Middle East, Veritas Technologies.

Seven criteria to consider when choosing a managed service provider

Outsourcing of IT operations and partnering with an external service provider can enable organisations to focus more on business critical issues and other strategic functions, but the desired benefits of outsourcing, can only be achieved with the right kind of partner. When evaluating managed service providers, consider the following seven criteria to make an informed decision.

How middleware can bridge the gaps in digital transformation

The phrase ‘digital transformation’ is everywhere today and according to Erica Langhi, solution architect at Red Hat, it’s not going away any time soon. We examine why seamless integration between legacy systems and new applications and infrastructure is key for successful digital transformation, and how the often-overlooked middle child of the software family – integration middleware – can bridge the gap to the connected enterprise


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