Optimising your storage, through SSD and Cloud solutions

Solid-state drives (SSD) have within recent years grown popular both as internal and external drives, because of their impressive speed increases. They are certainly a worthwhile investment, but like any other storage device, they are not exempt from the inevitability of failure/damage. Much like spinning drives, failure is commonplace. Unfortunately, all SSDs have a limited number of writes before they … Read More

What is the General Data Protection Regulation?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and was designed to create a standard for data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy. So why does this matter to Namibians? Firstly, because the EU often sets … Read More

Why should you choose a Ruckus Router?

Historically, competitive testing has tended to focus on aggregate data throughput using file transfer as the means of establishing load on APs.  The most recent public stress testing that included video was published in 2013. Video is distinguished from most data applications, for example, email, file transfer, browsing, by its effect on end-user quality of experience. Whereas users are unlikely … Read More

What is Disaster Recovery?

How safe is your business data and financial systems from disasters such as theft, water leakage, lightning strikes or simple hardware failures? Do you have a plan that will ensure business continuity at lowest financial impact, should the inevitable happen? Disaster Recovery is the process of getting your crucial data duplicated, in a safe and securely, yet easily accessible place. … Read More

A short comparison of Windows Home vs Windows Pro

Need to get Windows, but not sure which package will suit your needs? We’re here to help! Windows 10 comes in two packages instead of the previously overwhelming seven – Home and Pro. Windows 10 Home This is the basic variant of Windows 10. It comes with a number of new features including the revamped Start Menu. You also get … Read More

We won again!

We are thrilled to announce that, once again, Salt is being honoured at the PMR.africa Excellence Awards! We achieved a rating of 4.16 out of a possible 5, which makes us the highest rated IT Consulting company in Namibia AND lands us the highly coveted Diamond Arrow Award. This achievement means so much more to us, because the ratings are … Read More

Digital transformation through dynamics 365

The world of technology has transformed the behaviour of customers towards products and services and that has led to a change in their needs. The digital environment is fast-paced and requires instant satisfaction. There is no “end of next week”, no “one month delivery”. Customers and clients expect instant reactions and instant service. To survive, businesses must transform themselves into … Read More

Customer survey results are in, and looking good!

At Salt, we believe in our customers and the mark we intend to leave in Namibia. Our goal is to stand firmly by our customers and to give them the best service possible. A year ago, we realised that one of our primary values – We are Perceptive – was not getting the attention it deserved. We were not listening … Read More

Namibia still vulnerable to Cybercrime

Namibia is the top African destination for cyber criminals, according to a 2016 report in The Namibian. A sobering thought when looked at in conjunction with the rise of cyber crime across the world. Now, over a year later, not much has been done to correct this. Namibians are still one of the most vulnerable countries in the world when … Read More