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Posts Tagged ‘Cloud services’

  • Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS). (Image source: Google/my-hds.com)

    HDS recognised for bringing secure cloud portfolio to Africa

    August 26, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on HDS recognised for bringing secure cloud portfolio to Africa

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has been named a winner of the TMC 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Awards for its advanced Hitachi Content Platform portfolio, including Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Data Ingestor....

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    Enabling the digital Journey of an Enterprise leveraging a Boundaryless Datacentre

    August 25, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Enabling the digital Journey of an Enterprise leveraging a Boundaryless Datacentre

    Technology without boundaries has revolutionised the way people work, play and do business, as organisations and their customers have dispersed across the world, unhindered by actual physical location. From cloud services and web-scale IT to the Internet of...

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    Amazon Web Services expands presence in South Africa

    August 13, 2015 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Amazon Web Services expands presence in South Africa

    Amazon revealed that it will be expanding its presence in South Africa. According to the company, it will be opening a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa for Amazon Web Services (AWS). At a press briefing held at The Focus Rooms, located in...

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    SAP software to help SMEs keep pace with business innovation

    August 5, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP software to help SMEs keep pace with business innovation

    SAP has expanded its cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business management software offering to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with the introduction of SAP Business ByDesign. The new solution was announced at a partner event held in...

  • Ambarish Gupta, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Knowlarity.

    Is Cloud technology key for SA businesses to compete globally?

    July 30, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Cloud technology key for SA businesses to compete globally?

    The US Deloitte 2014 Report on Technology, conducted among mid-market business executives, revealed that 39% of the respondents believed that cloud technology has the potential to produce the greatest productivity gains for their business. The same is true in...

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    Whose data is it anyway?

    January 16, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Whose data is it anyway?

    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 • EnterpriseComments Off on Business Connexion unveils public cloud for SMEs

    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...

  • EOH founder Asher Bohbot (image: EOH)

    Is cloud the right fit for your business?

    April 24, 2014 • EnterpriseComments Off on Is cloud the right fit for your business?

    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...

  • 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 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP: Cloud opportunity similar to mobile in Africa

    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 Off on VMware acquires AirWatch for over $1billion

    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 Shutterstock.com)

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    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 on Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    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 on Has the cloud de-mystified IT services?

    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 on Cloud computing needs blue sky thinking too

    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 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    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...