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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...

  • 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...

  • Organisation should consider security concerns in the cloud

    Organisation should consider security concerns in the cloud

    February 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Organisation should consider security concerns in the cloud

    Organisations should pay closer attention to security concerns associated with storing data in the cloud as configuration errors together with cloud threats pose a significant and ever-increasing risk to enterprise data, says Nompumelelo Mdima, McAfee...

  • Etion Secure appoints new Executive

    Etion Secure appoints new Executive

    November 25, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Etion Secure appoints new Executive

      Etion has announced the appointment of Gaopalelwe Mogapi, who joins Etion Secure, the group’s cybersecurity solutions provider, as Executive: Cloud Services.   “Gao joins Etion Secure from Accenture where she was the Technology...

  • Cloud evolution does not mean demise of IaaS

    Building for a future ready digital business in the cloud

    November 3, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Building for a future ready digital business in the cloud

    In the era of Big Data where industry sectors are caught in a vortex of ‘information overload’, there is a need for businesses to rise to the challenge and become digital, which means embracing platform-based business models. Change is definitely...

  • BT launches direct connectivity to Google Cloud

    BT launches direct connectivity to Google Cloud

    October 18, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on BT launches direct connectivity to Google Cloud

    BT has announced the launch of a new service to provide organisations with simple, direct access to Google Cloud Platform. BT Cloud Connect for Google Cloud gives customers direct connectivity with interface speeds varying from 50 Mb/s to 2Gb/s. A resilient...

  • The Cloud is not a buzzword it simply makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

    The Cloud makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

    October 1, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on The Cloud makes running an organisation easier and more efficient

    “Our whole company is Cloud-based, we don’t actually have an office!” is something you might hear in a meeting, or read about in an article. Everyone is talking about the Cloud, but what is it actually? The Cloud is a network of servers, and each server...

  • South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

    Cloud shift starting to take place in South African financial service sector

    September 20, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cloud shift starting to take place in South African financial service sector

    Mounting pressure on financial service institutions has forced a change in strategy as disruptors redefine the competitive landscape. Andrew Cruise, CEO, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that thanks to the cloud and a growing base...

  • Vox selects Teraco to grow data centre footprint

    Vox selects Teraco to grow data centre footprint

    August 20, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Vox selects Teraco to grow data centre footprint

    Vox has selected Teraco’s Riverfields Hyperscale data centre facility near Kempton Park as an additional location in the Gauteng region, from which to provide services to a wide range of customers. “Provisioning of our routing, switching, compute,...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Remaining compliant in the cloud

    March 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Remaining compliant in the cloud

    High profile data breaches litter the headlines on a daily basis, forcing some of the world’s most famous brands to disclose that millions of customer records have been exposed, and resulting in massive regulatory fines. This is why for CIOs of large...

  • Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    February 8, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Significant business trends that will shake up 2018

    When it is broken down into its blandest, the New Year is just the beginning of another month. It isn’t a seismic shift in anything other than perception. Unless you’re a business with a vision. Then the start of the next annual cycle is an opportunity to...

  • Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    January 9, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    2018 will be another year where cloud services are at the forefront of all discussion at boardroom level as the amount of data and the need to analyse that data continues to grow at an alarming rate. With this in mind Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud...

  • Multi-cloud business models will shape the future

    Poor security practices could put cloud-driven business at risk

    December 14, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Poor security practices could put cloud-driven business at risk

    Research conducted by Kaspersky Lab has revealed that 35 percent of businesses globally admit that they are unsure if certain pieces of corporate information are stored on company servers or on those of their cloud providers. This makes the safeguarding and...

  • Unpacking Bitcoin security

    How to master the multi-cloud landscape

    November 20, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on How to master the multi-cloud landscape

    The artist John Constable once said that “we see nothing ‘til we truly understand it”. This is a timely adage and one that is increasingly applicable to business’ ongoing cloud odyssey. A compelling picture must be painted with great artistry, empathy...

  • The short shift to cloud computing

    The short shift to cloud computing

    November 13, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on The short shift to cloud computing

    ‘Lift-and-shift’ – the classic approach to cloud migration – means this: take all your existing IT structures, procedures and applications and transfer them to the cloud. On paper, such an approach seems sensible. Yet, while cloud migration may mean...

  • The impact of digital disruption on ICT companies

    Local data centres crucial in fight against unemployed

    October 11, 2017 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern AfricaComments Off on Local data centres crucial in fight against unemployed

    South Africa’s sluggish economic growth continues to be roundly outpaced by our population growth, as business confidence remains uncertain and job creation falters. One of the effects is a rising unemployment level, which according to Stats SA, has now...