Cloud Computing


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 steadily embracing outsourcing and managed services for various business and technological benefits,...

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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....


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...

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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...


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?...

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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...


Africa’s rapid mobile adoption paves way for cloud

July 2, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

A new survey conducted by IDG Connect, on behalf of SAP Africa, has highlighted the fantastic opportunity open to cloud service providers (CSPs) as a result of Africa’s rapid adoption of mobile network technology. This survey, entitled Africa Set for Cloud...


Business Connexion unveils public cloud for SMEs

June 30, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

Business Connexion, has officially announced its latest public cloud offering, which is set to offer small, medium and large businesses with the sort of functionality usually reserved for huge enterprises. Business Connexion’s public cloud offers fully...