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Over 1 year ago
The answers given by Presh and Akhil are all spot one so I wont touch on those aspects. The questions I would ask are: 1. What are the financials over the next 5 years (CAPEX and OPEX)? I found a lot of vendors will cut their margins to the bone for the sale and then make…
Over 1 year ago
Very interesting and honest review. If I may ask a question: From your personal point of view, not based on any specific science or feature set which product does your gut say you should go with?
Over 1 year ago
This is a loaded question. I am answering the question from the evaluation of the physical security of the center and or cloud. Both are pretty much the same, the data center you can look at as “Private Cloud” and then the other as “Public Cloud” Before one looks at…
Over 1 year ago
My comments are based on my own experiences over time. Divyang added some significant comment and I wholeheartedly agree with everything he listed, not much one can add. Cloud security solutions are, from what I have seen, much easier to deploy and your actual TCOE…

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Ian is an accomplished Chief Information Security Officer with over 30 years’ experience in the field. He started off his career in South African Defence Force Combat School where he served as an Instructor in Army Intelligence. Ian took this background into the corporate world and was instrumental in the creation of the Global Security function for Deloitte and subsequently was appointed as ISO for ABSA Corporate and Merchant Bank.

Currently Ian is the CSO for SBV Services and reports directly to the CEO of the Group. Ian is passionate about building Information Security functions, creating order out of chaos and teaching people that security is not something to be feared but embraced. In his private life he enjoys life outdoors either in the bush or scuba diving. He has 2 sons and his wife is an Program Executive in the financial services sector

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