Posts Tagged ‘Cloud services’


    Whose data is it anyway?

    January 16, 2015 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Enterprises of all sizes and across sectors are steadily embracing cloud computing and its various applications and benefits. Some companies are still more comfortable using the private cloud, others have embraced the public cloud, while a growing number are...

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    Business Connexion unveils public cloud for SMEs

    June 30, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments Off

    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...

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    Is cloud the right fit for your business?

    April 24, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments Off

    Cloud computing is now evolving and growing exponentially, and businesses of all sizes, and across all industries are adapting to and adopting cloud technologies. Industry experts concur – cloud is here to stay, and will only continue to grow and develop...

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    SAP: Cloud opportunity similar to mobile in Africa

    April 15, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off

    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....

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    VMware acquires AirWatch for over $1billion

    February 27, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off

    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...

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    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...

  • Cloud telephony extends VOIP benefits

    August 22, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    “In recent years, voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) has proved itself a stable, quality successor to ‘dumb’ telephone systems, a technology that not only saves costs but also improves efficiency and enhances business processes,” says David Meintjes,...

  • Symantec: a quarter-billion security certificates

    August 2, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Symantec Corp has issued more than a quarter-billion certificates verifying user and device identity. The certificates are a critical foundation for protecting sensitive customer data, including IT, mobile and cloud security solutions. “Hitting a...

  • Gijima focuses on cloud benefits

    July 25, 2011 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off

    Despite the company’s recent contractual dispute with the South African Home Affairs department, which resulted in a R373.9 million settlement and a decline in earnings before deductions (EBITDA) by a whooping 72,8%, Gijima, a technology solutions...