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Is Innovation in the Clouds?

October 23, 2014 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

Cloud computing and more increasingly cloud services have put us on the cusp of a massive shift in how we work, communicate, and solve the big problems which also constitute the biggest market opportunities. Research by IDC suggests that revenues from cloud innovation globally could reach $1.1 trillion per year by 2015. But the true ...

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SAP

SAP & IBM Partner to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption

October 15, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

SAP has selected IBM as a premier strategic provider of Cloud infrastructure services for its business critical applications. According to both parties the move has been made in order to accelerate customers’ ability to run core business in the cloud. SAP...

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Nigeria: Vodacom bringing in the Cloud to tackle ICT challenges

October 8, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodacom Nigeria is making a move to resolve ICT challenges in the country. According to Vodacom, its enterprise-class cloud and hosting services will enable a secure and reliable IT infrastructure that is ready for growth at a 99.982 percent rate. According...

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The Data Centre has evolved

October 8, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Dorio Bowes, Business Development Manager at Comstor a Westcon Group company says fast and flexible access to data – a challenge that the right technology can overcome. Cloud computing has lost its status as a buzzword and become an essential tool for...

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Vox Telecom makes a play for Cloud in SA

October 6, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Vox Telecom is looking to make a play for Cloud once again. Speaking at the final leg of its national cloud roadshow, Craig Freer, head of products at Vox Telecom told attendees that: “Although cloud services isn’t a new concept, cloud adoption in South...

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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...

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....

M;Lab

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...

Dimension Data

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...

SAP

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...