By Dean Workman
Anton Jacibsz, MD at Networks Unlimited.
African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has established a new Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) business unit to meet the technology demands of its customers across the continent. Hannes Rheeder will head up the new unit.
Anton Jacobsz, managing director at Networks Unlimited, says, “The establishment of the ESM unit comes as the changing face of technology today, including globalisation and the rise of the internet, creates an increasing reliance on technology to remain competitive. We are standing at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, in which the boundaries between the real world and the technological world become increasingly blurred, and so with this comes a steadily increasing number of connected devices pouring more and more information into technological systems.
“In fact, in February this year, Gartner predicted that 8.4 billion connected things would be in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and that this number would reach 20.4 billion by 2020,” he continues. “This growth is compelling us to think differently about how to manage this enormous volume of information, as well as how to measure the impact of all these devices on your environment.
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Source:: IT News Africa