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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 trends, so have they been put at risk, as these trends have caused the ...

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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...

BCX

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...

Hamilton Ratshefola

Connecting cloud to the bottom line

June 26, 2014 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

Cloud and big data are more than the current tech buzz words. In my opinion cloud and big data are set to play a decisive role in determining which enterprises grow their profits and global market share during the Africa continent’s ascendancy and which...

Video Interview: Werner Knoblich, VP & GM EMEA – Red Hat

June 25, 2014 • Cloud Computing, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa had the pleasure of interviewing Werner Knoblich, Vice President & General Manager EMEA Red Hat, at the 2014 Red Hat Forum in Johannesburg South Africa. In the interview, Knoblich discusses how open source technology plays a key role in the...

Martin Walshaw

Cloud misconceptions: keeping it secure

June 20, 2014 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

Cloud computing is secure. There, I’ve said it. It may sound like an obvious thing to say for someone who works at a company specialising in ensuring a smooth, reliable and secure network, but there are still misconceptions about cloud security. The...

IBM Cloud Technology

IBM Builds Cloud Ecosystem in Egypt

June 19, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

IBM is providing cloud computing expertise to one hundred Egyptian software companies to help drive innovation and new cloud development skills. This is part of a collaborative agreement with the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency...

Christian Klezl

Your business strategy is your cloud strategy

June 19, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cloud computing is one buzzword that just won’t stop metamorphosing. The array of new forms of cloud computing available to those responsible for cloud, analytics, mobile and social  infrastructure to enable businesses, face a considerable burden to...

Huawei

Huawei Receives Best Business Application Cloud Platform Award

June 13, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

Huawei was announced as the winner of the Best Business Application Cloud Platform Award for its FusionCube cloud solution at the Cloud Africa World Forum held at the Maslow Hotel, in Johannesburg. The Cloud World Forum Africa is the continent’s largest...