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Growth of cloud in SA fuels the need for appropriate storage

September 22, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Massive data growth and an increasing trend toward virtualisation technology are having a profound impact on the modern organisation. The data centre, as well as cloud services and solutions both public and private, are becoming increasingly important to the survival and sustainability of a business. The commonality behind all of these factors is centred on...

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Huawei also revealed the FusionSphere 5.0 open cloud platform and the OceanStor converged storage system, both of which are key components of the SD-DC² architecture, according to the company. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)

2014 Huawei Cloud Congress unveils future driven tech

September 17, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei has revealed a variety of products and solutions at the 2014 Huawei World Congress. Among the technology and solutions revealed was Huawei’s future-oriented Service Driven-Distributed Cloud Data Center (SD-DC²). Embodying innovations in cloud, Big...

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Cloud Computing set for massive growth in SA & Kenya

September 11, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Rapidly expanding bandwidth capacities, following the landing of undersea cables, have led to the proliferation of data centres and established a solid platform for the development of cloud computing services in South Africa and Kenya. Enterprises are...

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NetApp extends alliance with VMware

August 27, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

NetApp revealed that it is extending its decade-long alliance with VMware. The move is intended to help customers transition to an IT future that is increasingly software defined and embraces cloud computing. According to the company, NetApp is forging a...

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Cloud is setting the scene for a new digital era

August 27, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Electronic commerce, initially a consumer market phenomenon, is becoming firmly entrenched in the corporate space. The emergence of cloud-based treasury solutions and the digitisation of trade flows represent step changes in treasury and trade finance....

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M:lab East Africa partners with SoftLayer for MIVP

August 25, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

M:lab East Africa has entered into a partnership with SoftLayer to offer the Catalyst programme to start-ups in m:lab East Africa’s accelerator program “Mobile Impact Ventures Program” (MIVP) and the community at large. The Catalyst start-up program...

Yossi Hasson

Going remote produces the best work

August 21, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Remote working describes the arrangement by which employees work mainly from home and telecommunicate with their company. The practice is becoming increasingly popular with mainstream organisations as the link between flexibility, freedom and worker...

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Top execs weigh in on the future of technology

August 15, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Technology is evolving at a rapid rate across Africa. However, with Big Data, Cloud Technology and Enterprise Mobility making its mark across Africa, a few simply questions still remain unanswered – what does the future hold and where do we go to next?...

Simon Campbell-Young

Mobility, cloud driven security solutions needed

July 22, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Trends such as mobility, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and cloud have completely revolutionised the way we do business, by giving users access to the information they need anytime and from anywhere. Unfortunately, as much as businesses have gained from these...

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Organisations investing in network architectures to support cloud

July 7, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

New data published by Dimension Data revealed that while organisations continue to invest in pervasive wireless connectivity at the edge of their networks, they are also starting to invest in the access network infrastructure needed to support this wireless...