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Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

May 8, 2019 • Cloud Computing, FeaturesComments Off on Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

The dependence on data, computing power and connectivity is increasing exponentially at an unprecedented rate. We all rely on a data centre somewhere and it needs to run efficiently. The approach to energy is becoming significantly more strategic to data centres and the enterprises they support. The same innovations being applied to the smart grid [&hellip...

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Westcon-Comstor now NetApp distribution for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 29, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor now NetApp distribution for Sub-Saharan Africa

Westcon-Comstor has announced the appointment by NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, as its distributor for Sub-Saharan Africa effective May 1, 2019. Westcon-Comstor has been a distributor in some territories for many years but can now offer NetApp...

NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

April 29, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

NEC XON is one of the only African organisations capable of maximising customer benefits from F5 Networks solutions since it recently gained rare certifications, which has improved opportunities for African organisations to adopt secure and optimised...

How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

April 26, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

While cloud adoption among communications service providers (CSPs) in Africa is still at an early stage – with many regional operators only now beginning to implement concrete projects – Hassen Hamza, Pre-Sales & Business Development Manager,...

Veeam announces Q1 results

Veeam announces Q1 results

April 22, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Veeam announces Q1 results

Veeam Software has announced results from Q1’2019, including the obvious impact from the January launch of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, one of the largest and most anticipated product releases in the history of the company, which is now one of...

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 Off on Angola Cables opens new data centre in Brazil

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...

The Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS) was established by the IMF's Executive Board in May 2015

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

April 15, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on HID Global announces new identity and access management platform in the cloud

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 Off on The risks and benefits in the race to hyperscale

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 launches new channel programme in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

April 11, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Trend Micro enhances its Deep Security and Cloud App Security products

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 Off on Lenovo announces data centre portfolio upgrades

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 Off on Modern business happens on digital platforms

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...