Posts Tagged ‘Cloud services’

  • Mike Ettling, Global Head of Cloud and On Premise for Human Resources at SAP (image: supplied)

    SAP: Cloud opportunity similar to mobile in Africa

    April 15, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Cloud computing has often been called a fad, but many experts agree that it is the future of business. While cloud adoption on the continent has been relatively slow, SAP believes that African businesses will inevitably see the benefits and take the leap....

  • VMware has announced it has completed its acquisition of AirWatch (image: VMware)

    VMware acquires AirWatch for over $1billion

    February 27, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

    VMware, a global provider of virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, has announced the completion of its acquisition of AirWatch, a provider of enterprise mobile management and security solutions. Originally announced on Jan. 22, 2014, VMware acquired...

  • A review of the top cloud service providers. (Image source: cloud via

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    October 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Dimension Data today launched cloud services in Namibia. Private organisations, service providers and governments around the world are fast engaging the concept of cloud computing and how African organisations are taking advantage of its benefits is truly an...

  • Has the cloud de-mystified IT services?

    August 9, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    There is no doubt that the advent of cloud services has shaken up the ICT services industry. It is not another technology fad and, if handled correctly, can add significant value to business. Access to virtual services and next generation technology, with...

  • Cloud computing needs blue sky thinking too

    October 3, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Several years after IT gurus first spoke about cloud computing, it is still something of an ethereal concept. But as the availability and affordability of African bandwidth increases, corporations are beginning to see how the cloud can help them expand their...

  • Is VoIP Africa’s future communication platform?

    September 22, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    VoiceSA 2011, a next generation telecommunications conference was held today at the Bytes Technology Business Park, Midrand, Johannesburg in South Africa. VoiceSA brings together industry players within the voice industry and covers the latest developments in...

  • Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    September 22, 2011 • HardwareComments Off

    Internet Solutions (IS), a division of Dimension Data (Didata) Middle East and Africa, has developed a new Tier3 data centre facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new data centre, scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2011, is the first...

  • Will the cloud replace classic IT?

    September 21, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    The proliferation of cloud computing has seen some people happily floating on cloud nine and prophesy an inevitable paradigm shift in IT while others believe it is really just a rebottled and labelled version of an existing technology. Indeed, there are few...

  • HP rolls-out first cloud centre in EMEA

    September 20, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    HP today announced that Computacentre Germany has become the first HP Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in the Europe and Middle East Africa (EMEA) region. HP Cloud Centres of Excellence enable channel partners to showcase and demonstrate the business...