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    New Solutions and Services for Hybrid Cloud introduced

    June 7, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on New Solutions and Services for Hybrid Cloud introduced

    NetApp has today introduced new hybrid cloud offerings that aims to give customers unprecedented ability to use data for competitive advantage. The announcements expand the company’s Data Fabric solutions and services portfolio to include the industry’s...

  • James Stanbridge, Vice President Infrastructure Cloud, Oracle APAC & EMEA.

    2017: A Tipping Point for Cloud

    May 26, 2017 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on 2017: A Tipping Point for Cloud

    By 2020, nine out of 10 organisations will utilise hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to Gartner. With cloud spending in this area rising faster than ever before and data centre outsourcing on the decline, 2017 is set to be a tipping point for IaaS...

  • Amr Kamel, Microsoft GM in the West, East, Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands.

    Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

    February 10, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

    More than 554 million data records were stolen during the first half of 2016, a 31% increase from the previous six months – and that was just from the enterprises that reported their breaches. Unfortunately, many organisations that experienced a breach...

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    Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

    November 23, 2016 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

    98% of NGO’s in South Africa believe that technology is essential to their day-to-day operations. This is according to a recent survey conducted by Microsoft, which polled NGO’s across the region. The research also found that NGO’s who have adopted...

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    Finding the balance between IT governance and IT restriction

    September 9, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Finding the balance between IT governance and IT restriction

    In the move towards a hybrid enterprise IT environment, where users can access applications, data and the underlying infrastructure located on-premises in data centres and private or public clouds, the way IT is managed has to change. The world is becoming a...

  • George Knox, CEO, Flexiant

    Tanzania-Based Service Provider, Spicenet Deploys Public Cloud with Flexiant

    March 5, 2015 • East Africa, EnterpriseComments Off on Tanzania-Based Service Provider, Spicenet Deploys Public Cloud with Flexiant

    Public cloud adoption in emerging African countries is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of up to 84% over the coming five years according to IDC. To capture this growth opportunity, Spicenet, a Business Internet provider in Tanzania, wanted...

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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...

  • Roelof Louw, Senior Sales Consultant IT at T-Systems in South Africa (image: supplied)

    Converged infrastructure gains traction in SA

    April 16, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Converged infrastructure gains traction in SA

    For the past few years, the Cloud has been one of the fastest-growing technologies in the IT space, offering many benefits to organisations of all sizes. However, due to security concerns around the Public Cloud, many large enterprises have instead...

  • Derek Hershaw, CEO of MWEB ISP (image: MWEB)

    MWEB Business launches Virtual Data Centre

    September 9, 2013 • Enterprise, Southern AfricaComments Off on MWEB Business launches Virtual Data Centre

    MWEB Business has launched a Cloud-based service that frees corporates from the expense and hassle of setting up, operating and maintaining a dedicated data centre – without compromising on data security or the flexibility and control of their IT...

  • HP rolls-out first cloud centre in EMEA

    September 20, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP rolls-out first cloud centre in EMEA

    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...

  • Demystifying The Cloud

    September 16, 2010 • OpinionComments (1)

    Cloud computing has become a pervasive business technology in the past couple of years. Many organisations are looking at deploying cloud computing to strengthen their technology environments because it provides customers with powerful and flexible IT...