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Nigeria: Etisalat opens data centre in Abuja

May 21, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Etisalat Nigeria has launched a new data centre in Abuja. According to the company, the data centre is set to address the growing demand for cloud and disaster recovery services. CMO, Matthew Willsher said that the investment was made to ensure that customer service on the network is seamless and hassle-free. “Our goal is to [&hellip...

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VMware opens Kenya office with local team

May 15, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Virtualization and cloud computing global provider VMware announced that it has launched its Kenya office and hired a local team aimed at driving its growth as well as the growth of the cloud and virtualization sector in Kenya. The company hopes to take...

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Citrix Synergy 2015: Citrix reveals XenMobile update

May 14, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix Synergy 2015 is still underway at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando Florida. At the event, Citrix revealed how XenMobile has currently advanced as well as what is new when it comes to the platform. During the past week Citrix CEO, Mark...

Jessie Lipson VP and GM for Citrix Workspace Cloud. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)

Citrix Synergy 2015: Citrix Workspace Cloud unveiled

May 13, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix Synergy 2015 is still well underway at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando Florida. Along with the reveal of the Citrix vision for IT Transformation, the company has now unveiled Citrix Workspace Cloud. According to Citrix, Workspace...

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MENA region gets tech JV from Meraas, Alibaba

May 13, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

New technology appears to be enticing the Middle East North Africa region and companies are already seeing the importance of data operations and advancement across the area. This is seen in the recent partnering of Dubai-based holding company Meraas and...

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Citrix Synergy 2015: Citrix reveals vision for IT transformation

May 12, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Citrix Synergy 2015, which is currently being held in Orlando Florida, has had a strong start this year. Citrix CEO, Mark Templeton, opened the event, where he shared the Citrix vision for IT Transformation. At the event, Templeton also revealed that Aer...

Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort

Five Common Misconceptions About Cloud

May 11, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

  Myth 1: Data hosting on cloud is less secure than in-house server hosting Reality: Contrary to popular belief, cloud hosting with a reliable cloud services provider is more secure than in-house server hosting. Cloud service providers have a team of...

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Dax Data Reveals Adobe Document Cloud Launch Online

May 8, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Events, Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Following the success of the Adobe Document Cloud launch events in Johannesburg and Cape Town, Dax Data are hosting an online launch. This virtual event allows users, who were unable to attend, a chance to learn more about this exciting new offering from...

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Cloud drives growth in EMEA IT infrastructure spending

April 29, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to the newly introduced EMEA data portion of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Cloud Infrastructure Tracker, IT infrastructure spending (server, disk storage, and ethernet switch) for public and private cloud in Europe, the Middle...

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Top 10 tips to keep data safe in the cloud

March 27, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

If you choose a credible cloud software provider, it will essentially host your payroll applications and data in a secure data centre underpinned by world-class technology. This will free you from doing backups, buying and installing new versions of the...

Mark Perry

Fast restore key to high availability in the modern data centre

March 23, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

The key to maintaining availability for the modern data centre is not whether you’ve protected your data by backing up – it’s how well you can recover. Everyone loses data, all the time. The MD unthinkingly deletes an important email, or a system...

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Top 5 principles to help embrace the hybrid enterprise

March 10, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Even though the cloud has brought many benefits to businesses: providing access to data when and where we want, the ability to sync our mobile devices and the ability to collaborate in real-time, it has also created new challenges for business leaders. With...


IT changes focus in the world of the Internet of Things

March 6, 2015 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

The cloud transformation and exponential growth in data has prompted a new focus for IT stakeholders, and the worlds of IT and business are undergoing multiple transformations as a result. This, along with the speed at which such transformation is taking...

George Knox, CEO, Flexiant

Tanzania-Based Service Provider, Spicenet Deploys Public Cloud with Flexiant

March 5, 2015 • Cloud Computing, East AfricaComments (0)

Public cloud adoption in emerging African countries is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of up to 84% over the coming five years according to IDC. To capture this growth opportunity, Spicenet, a Business Internet provider in Tanzania, wanted...

Kamal Ravjee

Good server infrastructure is needed for cloud

February 11, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

With smartphone penetration in Africa growing by leaps and bounds, companies must deliver excellent mobile performance in order to grow. Business Connexion’s Sakkie Burger and Kamal Ravjee discuss why good infrastructure matters more than ever in delivering...

Perry Hutton Fortinet

Securing the new era of big data

January 22, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

In the digital age, information is the new currency.  And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data – and lots of it – for the knowledge that it can yield. On the scale of Internet commerce or social networks, the amount of data can be...