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Routed appointed as Veeam Cloud Service Provider

June 9, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on Routed appointed as Veeam Cloud Service Provider

Neutral cloud provider, Routed, has partnered with Veeam Software, the solutions provider that delivers Availability for the Always-On Enterprise. Routed recently launched its vendor neutral cloud platform. The partnership with Veeam certifies Routed as a Veeam Cloud and Service Provider (VCSP). Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, says that the...

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NetApp Data Fabric enables businesses to drive competitive advantage with AI

NetApp Expands Collaboration with Microsoft

June 9, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on NetApp Expands Collaboration with Microsoft

NetApp has announced plans to expand its strategic alliance with Microsoft to help enterprises accelerate digital transformation for hybrid cloud. Customers are evolving their data centres to integrate hybrid cloud delivery models for greater agility. As they...

Can businesses afford to use an IT provider who isn’t vendor certified?

Overcoming the barriers to Cloud success

June 9, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Overcoming the barriers to Cloud success

An organisation may be looking to reimagine its internal operations, or create beautiful, consistent omni-channel experiences for its customers. It may be aiming to transform itself in new ways, creating dynamic growth engines. Or it may want to simply...

Industrial, manufacturing, security, dev ops, productivity, profit, opinion

Analytics – unlocking the value of the data in your building

June 8, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Analytics – unlocking the value of the data in your building

Buildings have evolved, along with virtually everything else. The concept of the “smart building” is not a new one and, indeed, there are many examples of operational and successful smart buildings in use, today. However, as with all smart things,...

Taking computing to the edge

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...

Big Data: Convenient and Controversial

Virtualisation, hyper-convergence and the data explosion

June 7, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (2)

Data management and ROI value have long been serious IT challenges. Whether you run a small home office or are part of an expansive enterprise, the issues remain the same; we are drowning in data. Not only drowning, but also required to store and safeguard...

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

If it’s not your expertise, leave disaster recovery to the experts

June 5, 2017 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on If it’s not your expertise, leave disaster recovery to the experts

With technological innovations on the rise and hardware and software becoming more complex as a result, the tasks associated with the upkeep of IT operations have become more time-consuming as well. Rather than giving their IT department more resources to...

Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

June 2, 2017 • Artificial Intelligence, Cloud ComputingComments Off on Artificial Intelligence – heading for The Cloud(s)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Cloud are making an impact in everyone’s business and personal lives. The sheer volume of data being generated daily, by billions across the globe, has accelerated the development of both, and prompted the need for them...

Digital programme to up-skill digital teaching competencies in South Africa

New e-learning platform for agriculturalists

June 1, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New e-learning platform for agriculturalists

A new modern cloud-based e-learning institution, AGRICOLLEGES International has been launched in a bid to provide students with affordable, accessible and industry-relevant agricultural course content. The institution uses Desire2Learn’s (D2L) Brightspace...

The role of the cloud in your digital transformation journey

The future of business: technology-led or soon-to-be-dead

May 31, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on The future of business: technology-led or soon-to-be-dead

The future of business is in the cloud. That is the message from global analysts as the latest IT sales figures show a marked shift away from hardware. The shift to cloud services and other Digital Business solutions has slashed Gartner’s global IT...

How online stores can take to stop the Grinch from stealing Christmas

Digital Transformation on the Horizon in South Africa

May 29, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital Transformation on the Horizon in South Africa

An infusion of cloud computing power and new enterprise mobility platforms, have accelerated the implementation of disruptive technologies. According to a Microsoft study, 48% of South African organisations have already begun a digital transformation journey,...

Oracle study: moving to IaaS is fundamental to remaining competitive

2017: A Tipping Point for Cloud

May 26, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments 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...

Globetom’s Electronic Distribution Platform reaches Nigeria

May 23, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Globetom’s Electronic Distribution Platform reaches Nigeria

Globetom’s has announced that their cloud service for electronic distribution and payment solution management is making a market entry into Nigeria. The announcement comes after Globetom’s GP3 platform received certification from the Nigeria Inter-bank...

Microsoft brings Azure to Africa

May 19, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft brings Azure to Africa

Microsoft has announced that it will deploy two hyperscale data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa. Speaking at the final day of the VeeamON 2017 annual customer and partner conference, Mark Russinovich, CTO Microsoft Azure said, “Up...

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BCX launches enterprise cloud game changer

May 18, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on BCX launches enterprise cloud game changer

BCX has announced the launch of its Virtustream capability out of its Tier IV data centres in South Africa. The partnership with Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, enables BCX to host business critical workloads in the cloud and will be available to...

Dell EMC launches new machine and deep learning solutions

Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack Released

May 10, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack Released

Dell EMC have announced the release of the Dell EMC Cloud for Microsoft Azure Stack, a new, turnkey, hybrid cloud platform that offers a simple and fast path for implementing and sustaining a hybrid cloud based on Microsoft Azure Stack. The new platform helps...