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Access control is paramount for effective security of data in the Cloud

August 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Charl Ueckermann, CEO at AVeS Cyber Security believes that in order to protect data in the cloud companies need to have appropriate measures in place to manage and control who has access, based on their credentials. Aves Cyber Security hosted an event on Friday 23 August at Kloofzicht to talk about cloud security. Ueckermann says [&hellip...

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If you don't do cloud there's a risk of missing out says Gartner Jeff Mann

The impact of cloud on businesses in Africa

August 21, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to Gartner, cloud will influence ever-greater portions of enterprise IT decisions, in particular, system infrastructure. But what does this really mean for Africa? The Gartner Africa ICT Hype Cycle 2019 which was published on Tuesday, 20 August...

Lenovo introduces new single-socket server platforms

Lenovo announces new single-socket server platforms

August 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 19 August 2019, Lenovo announced the Lenovo ThinkSystem  SR635 and SR655 server platforms, which Lenovo claims are “two of the industry’s most powerful single-socket servers.” These new Lenovo solutions aim to provide the performance of...

Hayden Sadler, Country Manager for Infinidat South Africa.

Infinidat cryptographic module achieves Federal Security validation

August 16, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

Infinidat, a multi-petabyte data storage solutions company, recently announced that its cryptographic module for the InfiniBox and InfiniGuard has been awarded Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 validation. This designation validates...

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

The best of the public cloud, privately, with Tintri by DDN

August 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SponsoredComments (0)

When it comes to cloud computing, public cloud offerings are not always optimal for your business. A private cloud solution can offer the same scalability and agility as a public cloud deployment, with its own additional benefits. This is according to Marcel...

Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

Rubrik offers backup that’s simple, faster and future-proof

August 5, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SponsoredComments Off on Rubrik offers backup that’s simple, faster and future-proof

The rise of ransomware and other corporate threats has, in turn, boosted demand for off-site backup solutions. There is a growing requirement for stronger security at every point in the IT ecosystem, and backup is no exception. Hannes Rheeder, general...

VMware and Google unveil strategic partnership

VMware and Google unveil strategic partnership

August 1, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on VMware and Google unveil strategic partnership

Google Cloud and VMware have announced a new service that will allow organisations to run their VMware workloads in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple will leverage VMware Cloud Foundation infrastructure software....

Microsoft Office redefining business in South Africa

Microsoft Office redefining business in South Africa

July 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Microsoft Office redefining business in South Africa

Microsoft South Africa announced on Thursday, 25 July 2019, that its Office 365 services are available from South African datacentre regions as part of a move to provide best-in-class productivity and collaboration capabilities for customers while meeting...

Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

July 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Events, FeaturesComments Off on Amazon sheds light on journey in Africa at AWS Summit 2019

The 4th Amazon Web Service Summit took place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Thursday, 11 July 2019. The free, one-day event saw over 4000 attendees with over 40 presentations and more than 20 sponsoring partners. It provided Amazon Web...

Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

July 19, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Southern AfricaComments Off on Internet Solutions partners with Microsoft to exte­­nd multi-cloud capability

On Thursday, 18 July 2019, internet services provider, Internet Solutions (IS), announced its plan to expand its hybrid multi-cloud for customers. The company is said to be partnering with Microsoft on the project that will extend the offering from...

OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

July 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, FinanceComments Off on OpenWay wins ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’ award

On Thursday, 11 July 2019, it was announced that at the PayTech Awards ceremony in London, OpenWay has been recognized as ‘Best Solution Provider for Payment Systems in the Cloud’. The company received acclaim for the success of its project with Enfuce,...

IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

July 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM to close second biggest deal in tech history

IBM, the international technology company, has purchased Red Hat, an American cloud software company, in a landmark tech deal valued at $34 billion — making it the second largest deal in tech history. Taking first place is Dell acquiring EMC Data Storage at...

Siemon, Arista Networks partner to deliver Cloud and Infrastructure Forum in Nigeria

Siemon, Arista Networks partner to deliver Cloud and Infrastructure Forum in Nigeria

July 2, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, West AfricaComments Off on Siemon, Arista Networks partner to deliver Cloud and Infrastructure Forum in Nigeria

Siemon and Arista Networks have collaborated to share their knowledge at the recent ‘Cloud & Infrastructure Development Forum’ in Lagos. The forum delivered insight into key technologies that can enable pan-African businesses to successfully migrate...

Vodacom Tanzania, Optiva on path toward leveraging cloud strategy

Vodacom Tanzania, Optiva on path toward leveraging cloud strategy

June 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania, Optiva on path toward leveraging cloud strategy

Vodacom Tanzania has expanded its partnership with Optiva, a software provider of mission-critical, cloud-native, monetization solutions to communication service providers (CSPs) globally. This agreement will enable Vodacom Tanzania to upgrade its current...

Seacom set to explore fibre opportunity across Africa

June 26, 2019 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Seacom set to explore fibre opportunity across Africa

Seacom is a submarine communications system that launched Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system along the southern and eastern coastlines in 2009. The company has now set its sights on expanding its communications systems across more...

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

June 25, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, East Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on afriQloud launches in Uganda, 15 African countries to follow in 2020

BringCom, in partnership with science and technology investor, Imprimatur Capital, and European edge cloud software company, GIG Technology, have unveiled afriQloud. Launching in Uganda, afriQloud aims to provide customers with an innovative and secure cloud...