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6 myths about Cloud busted – A quick guide for SMEs

February 19, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

There’s so much to think about when you’re launching or running your small business, but there’s no doubt that building an effective technology solution is key to its success. However, technology evolves quickly – and chances are that you can’t keep track of what’s changed, simply because you’re focused on the business of, well, your [&hellip...

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Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: a hybrid cloud vision of the future

Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: A hybrid cloud vision of the future

February 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Tuesday 13 February 2018, Microsoft hosted its annual Tech Summit at the Cape Town International Conference Center (CTICC). The conference saw IT professionals and developers converge as it aimed to show them the necessary skills and knowledge that they...

What cloud service providers need to know

What cloud service providers need to know

February 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

Businesses have become a lot more forward thinking when it comes to the cloud as we see companies starting to embrace this platform. Convenience, cost effectiveness and choice are just a few of the benefits proposed by cloud solutions today, and businesses...

7 Steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

Why Cloud hosting can transform your business today

February 13, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

In the midst of an excruciatingly tough economic year, SMMEs are undoubtedly in survival mode. No matter their size or sector, South African businesses have to scrutinise their balance sheets and find any cost savings – and efficiencies – that...

Managed services and your hybrid environment

Managed services and your hybrid environment

February 13, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

Cloud is a dying buzzword, mostly because virtually everyone is already using cloud in some form or another, making it a daily part of life rather than a burgeoning trend. However, there is still a high demand for on-premise solutions, particularly in South...

Cloud Infrastructure Services- The Perfect Fit For SMBs

Cloud Infrastructure Services: The perfect fit for SMBs

February 12, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments (0)

IDC had forecasted that Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) will spend $564 billion on IT hardware, software, and services, including business services, in 2016. This amount is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.2%, reaching $668...

Microsoft Tech Summit 2018: Moving to the modern workplace with 365

Free Microsoft Tech Summit to help companies surmount cloud adoption hurdles

February 7, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Events, Southern AfricaComments Off on Free Microsoft Tech Summit to help companies surmount cloud adoption hurdles

Microsoft South Africa will be hosting its Tech Summit cloud conference between 13 and 14 February in Cape Town at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The free two-day conference will provide developers, IT professionals, and technologists with the...

7 Steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

February 5, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

Africa’s only neutral cloud infrastructure business, Routed, says that while IDC predicts public cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in cloud infrastructure. “Cloud is more than a...

What to consider before committing to cloud

What to consider before committing to cloud

February 5, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on What to consider before committing to cloud

Africa’s neutral cloud infrastructure business, Routed, says that while IDC predicts public cloud revenue to reach $236 billion by 2020, local companies are still making basic mistakes when investing in cloud infrastructure. “Cloud is more than a decade...

Research shows cloud technology features heavily in 2018 business trends

Research shows cloud technology features heavily in 2018 business trends

February 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Research shows cloud technology features heavily in 2018 business trends

Research conducted by accounting software firm Xero, in partnership with World Wide Worx (WWW) has revealed that South African small businesses are at risk of being left behind if they don’t adopt new technologies.The study shows that over half (52%) of...

Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

February 2, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Why digital transformation leads to Multi-Cloud

The siren’s call of digital transformation boils down to “if you build an app, they will come”. There’s a lot more to digital transformation than the pretty picture of success painted in colourful pixels across the Internet. While executives nestle...

Data Centre management in a time of drought

Africa Data Centres carrier-grade facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town

January 31, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Africa Data Centres carrier-grade facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Africa Data Centres, part of pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has launched newly-expanded data centres facilities in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. The carrier-neutral South Africa Data Centre (SADC) Johannesburg and SADC Cape Town will...

2018 - the year that the Cloud comes into its own

2018 – The year that the Cloud comes into its own

January 29, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on 2018 – The year that the Cloud comes into its own

While organisations have been slowly migrating more and more of their ICT assets to Cloud architectures over recent years, in 2018 we’ll start to truly see the fruits of all this labour. Cloud-based data management enables us to quickly embrace new data...

Top Cloud trends for 2018

Top Cloud trends for 2018

January 24, 2018 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Top Cloud trends for 2018

The imminent arrival of multinational data centres in South Africa to service the continent will herald a new period of cloud innovation. From end-users, all the way through to enterprise-size businesses; virtualisation (and its associated impact on...

Endpoint security moves to the Cloud in next wave of ‘as-a-service’ revolution

Endpoint security moves to the Cloud in next wave of ‘as-a-service’ revolution

January 24, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, SecurityComments Off on Endpoint security moves to the Cloud in next wave of ‘as-a-service’ revolution

In the world of enterprise technology, one of the biggest areas of concerns for Chief Security Officers (CSO) are the laptops, desktops, tablets, smartphones and other connected devices used by staff. Each one represents a potential vulnerability: where...

Pieter Bensch Executive Vice President, Africa & Middle East: Sage

Software in Africa: 4 enterprise trends to expect in 2018

January 22, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Software in Africa: 4 enterprise trends to expect in 2018

Don’t be distracted by cool gadgets. The real technology innovation is happening in software architecture. African Businesses should not be fooled into thinking that technology innovation in 2018 is just about connected cars, talking robots and smartphones...