Technology implementation is a journey and not a brand buy, or a cheap and easy flip of a switch. Are you considering redundancy (failover), back-up and security? This week Jaco chats about businesses needing to take responsibility for their technology implementations by aligning strategies, looking at the business landscape, and long term holistic solutions. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Thanks to versatility in technology and communication, employees can be productive without the need to be office or desk bound. Unified Communication (UC) has ensured not only the mobilisation of a workforce, but has made workflow tools and communication more efficient. UC facilitates collaboration, while merging the world of communication with elements like voice, video, conferencing, recording, screen and file sharing. Jaco Voigt delves into using UC to enhance customer service, the importance of a quality UC supplier, and the trends being developed in the AI and automated sphere of future communication. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco and his guest get practical about the key benefits of back-ups. What is your business doing to ensure active saving of valuable data? What is your plan should there be a network breach or a physical disaster? Jaco unpacks different ways to ensure that back-ups are done and discusses the harsh realities of the outcome of a global survey done in 2020 that confirms statistics like, “Only 20% of IT professionals follow best practices” and “While nearly 90% of companies are backing up data, only 41% do it daily”. World Back-Up Day is on 31 March – let this podcast shed some light on what you need to do to ensure business security and preparation! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco Voigt and his guests discuss the practical application of risk management and business continuity. In an uncertain world where normal business outages are complicated by targeted cyber-attacks and widespread social unrest, how can you build a strong, resilient organisation that can survive and even thrive with large threats? The nuisances of building the right culture, the dangers of misplaced trust, and the power of asking the right questions are all discussed in this conversation that will empower directors and business owners to start thinking differently about building resilience. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week Jaco Voigt delves into the clutter of tech industry jargon. How does wifi get to your device? The nitty gritty of last mile, access points, circuit providers and shared networks... this conversation will help simplify connecting humans. The difference between home and business fibre is all about service, dedicated connectivity with guaranteed speed. Plus, a look at future connectivity ensuring rural revival. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Cloud, Connectivity, Data Storage. We’ve all heard the terms, but what are the considerations when choosing these services for your business? Similarly, what are the differences between fibre to the business and fibre to the home? If you’re a business that handles any sort of personal data for your clients, how will the mandatory implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act impact you? In this introductory episode of a new series called Unbundled, Jaco Voigt takes a deep dive into the explanations and expectations of all these factors. Brought to you by Catalytic

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As the gig economy continues to roll out, how will the lack of cybersecurity in private residences and co-operative workspaces affect how companies keep their data safe? Are there steps which employees can take to safeguard their company from malware and hackers? Are there systems which can render your systems largely lockdown-proof in terms of security? Whose duty is it to look after IT security? What is visibility, and can this help a company have a multi-faceted approach to keeping company data safe? Brought to you by Catalytic.

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The value for companies is still in their data. As your company grows, what storage options should you consider? How does cloud storage work? Does having it mean you can get rid of physical server backups? Should companies test their backups? Gareth speaks to Jaco Voigt from Catalytic for answers.

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It is no longer sustainable to rely on just the brand you sell, to push sales on clients... the big shift is to ensure you are serving the client's needs. What is PBX and how does Catalytic ensure that you have the right system for you? Can better business flow increase your profitability? How do you know which PBX system is a perfect fit for your business? Gareth Cliff chats to Jaco Voigt from Catalytic to find out more.

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Remember when we used to connect with a handshake, or a hug? Well now we connect by clicking a link. 2020 will be remembered for the Coronavirus pandemic and how it changed the way we interact - social distancing is the 'new normal' with the human connection and businesses now relying heavily on technology. But how frustrating is it when the internet drops, security worries... or even losing important information? Gareth Cliff asked Jaco Voigt, CEO of Catalytic, why connectivity is so important in this day and age.

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