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Angola Cables opens new data centre in Brazil

Angola Cables opens new data centre in Brazil

April 17, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Angola Cables has opened its carrier-neutral data centre, AngoNAP Fortaleza in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Tier III designed data centre will cater for the growing demand in content and data transmission in the Southern hemisphere. This interconnection point will enable African entities to develop and expand their businesses in Brazil, Latin America and the USA...

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HID Global announces new identity and access management platform in the cloud

HID Global announces new identity and access management platform in the cloud

April 15, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

HID Global has announced the availability of the new HID Authentication Service, which is part of its cloud identity platform, designed to deliver a suite of trusted identity solutions. These services make it easy to manage and use identities through a secure...

The risks and benefits in the race to hyperscale

The risks and benefits in the race to hyperscale

April 12, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

Organisations are looking to move big data workloads to the cloud in increasing numbers. Andrew Cruise, Managing Director at Routed, Africa’s only vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says the hyperscale trend is best explained within a broader...

Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

April 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments (0)

Trend Micro, a cybersecurity solutions company announced enhancements to its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products designed to extend protection to virtual machines on the Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes platform protection, container image scanning...

Lenovo announces data centre portfolio upgrades

Lenovo announces data centre portfolio upgrades

April 9, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments (0)

Lenovo has announced a series of upgrades to its ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile data centre infrastructure portfolios, aligned with Intel’s launch of the 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with Intel Optane DC persistent memory modules. Among the...

Modern business happens on digital platforms

Modern business happens on digital platforms

April 8, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

For many the platform is still a foreign idea and some even consider it a temporary change. But once you wrap your head around the proposition, it is very clear that the futures of commerce and customer interactions are entirely anchored to this exciting way...

Dell EMC advances PowerEdge servers

Dell EMC advances PowerEdge servers

April 5, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Dell EMC advances PowerEdge servers

Dell EMC announced several advancements to Dell EMC PowerEdge servers. According to the company, these advancements to PowerEdge servers and OpenManage systems management enable a secure, scalable compute platform as the ideal foundation for cloud, analytics...

F5 cloud portfolio grows with cloud services.

F5 cloud portfolio grows with cloud services

April 4, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on F5 cloud portfolio grows with cloud services

F5 Networks is rapidly growing its cloud-native application services portfolio with solutions that address a broad range of modern application development use cases with consumption models that resonate no matter where customers may be in their cloud...

Choosing the right business management system could be trickyill be smart

Choosing the right business management system could be tricky

April 3, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Digital TransformationComments Off on Choosing the right business management system could be tricky

Selecting a business management (ERP) system is a decision that will affect any business for many years. Most products offer the same or similar features and it could be extremely confusing to decide what features are important or not. This is according to...

Financial services embrace hybrid cloud

March 31, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial services embrace hybrid cloud

Nutanix, Inc. has recently announced findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index Report for the financial services sector, measuring financial firms’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the financial sector outpaces...

Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

March 29, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

One of the main drivers of cloud adoption is the multitude of business benefits offered by cloud services such as Microsoft’s Office 365. Organisations are attracted to the accessibility, flexibility, and ‘pay-per-user’ license offerings of cloud...

Dutch-based DMP launches data centre in South Africa

March 29, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Dutch-based DMP launches data centre in South Africa

DMP South Africa (DMP SA), the local branch of European data management specialists Data Management Professionals (DMP), brings load shedding-proof data management solutions to the South African market with the launch of its local data centre on 31 March...

Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

Blue Turtle automates move to Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa

March 24, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Blue Turtle automates move to Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa

With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle announces a suite of services that enables a customer’s journey to the Cloud. Blue Turtle will deliver Azure Migration Services that encompass discovery, assessment,...

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

March 23, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Features, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South African startup brings the African Safari experience to the world

South African startup ‘Africam’ is a media company that live streams HD footage from waterholes at various locations across Africa. The free streams are aimed at connecting people from around the world to African wildlife and create an online community...

VMware expands its multi-cloud foundation

March 21, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on VMware expands its multi-cloud foundation

VMware, has rolled out advancements to VMware Cloud that further the company’s vision for delivering the essential, ubiquitous Digital Foundation to support customers’ and partners’ digital transformation. These advancements include updates to VMware...

SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

March 20, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company News, PeopleComments Off on SPECTRAMI appoints new General Manager

SPECTRAMI has announced that it has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Yasser will be responsible for accelerating the growth of business, maintaining customer, partner and vendor relationship by...