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Better be safe than sorry

The buzz word is “the new norm”. Mankind is still learning to maneuver and adapt around the course the COVID-19 pandemic has left in its trail. Amid this upheaval, many have made abrupt shift to working from home. So, is that enough? It is not just the matter of uprooting from office to home. The shift is massive and consequential with major considerations from policies and processes that need to be attended to.

Pay For Your Software or Pay The Price

We are in an age of growing and ever evolving technology advancement. With it comes many programmes and software which is made available online that enhances efficiency. That been said, there are also growing trends of software piracy. Software piracy is defined as an act of illegally copying or distributing software without being the rightful…

Digital 2030 – Making IT Sensible and Affordable

We are responsible and are witnesses to the destruction and deterioration of the environment. Before conditions become irreversible and irreparable, being a social enterprise, Rentwise adopted the agenda of Digital 2030 as a call to action to drive transformation towards eradicating poverty, quality education, protecting the planet, just to name a few. Digital technology is…

Managing IT Assets Effectively

An effective IT Asset Management (“ITAM”) programme uses a systematic approach to focus on managing cost, increasing agility and reducing compliance risks associated with software audits. According to Gartner, a successful execution of ITAM as a discipline, typically achieves 30% cost savings in the first year and at least 5% cost savings in each of…

Why buy when you can rent?

The Advantages of Leasing Equipment for Your Business One of the key decisions you have to make when running a business is whether you should buy or lease your IT equipment. With technology being a fast evolving industry – risking IT equipment obsolescence – leasing your IT equipment can be a better option compared to…

E-Waste: What You Should Know

Mounting Challenge – The Throw Culture E-waste is a popular and informal label for electronic products nearing the end of their “useful life.” Such electronic products include computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines. What is perhaps not top-of-mind as an alternative to simply discarding them is reusing, refurbishing and recycling them. Awareness that…

Green IT : Why is it important

Green information technology, also known as Green IT, is the practice of environmentally sustainable computing. The concept of Green IT emerged in 1992 when the U.S Environmental Protection Agency launched Energy Star, a labeling program that helps people and organizations save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by identifying factories, office equipment, home appliances and…