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  • Troye makes headway in emerging markets

    Troye makes headway in emerging markets

    March 21, 2019 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Troye makes headway in emerging markets

    Managed IT services provider Troye has been awarded third place as Citrix’s Cloud Partner of the Year for emerging markets. The Citrix Summit partner conference was held recently in Orlando, Florida. Troye CEO Helen Kruger is delighted to receive this...

  • 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...

  • Worldwide server revenue grew 17.8 per cent in the Q4 of 2018: Gartner

    March 19, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Worldwide server revenue grew 17.8 per cent in the Q4 of 2018: Gartner

    The worldwide server market continued to grow through 2018 as worldwide server revenue increased 17.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2018, while shipments grew 8.5 per cent year over year, according to Gartner, Inc. In all of 2018, worldwide server...

  • Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    Launch of Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    March 8, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Launch of Microsoft cloud data centres to attract foreign investment

    Microsoft’s opening of its first cloud data centres in South Africa on March 7, marked a historic milestone for South Africa and the continent as it will allow for faster, more agile business operations and provide access to next-generation...

  • The transition to digital government is gaining momentum – Gartner

    March 7, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on The transition to digital government is gaining momentum – Gartner

    Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2023, 50 per cent of the roles that government CIOs will oversee do not exist in government IT today. The recent Gartner CIO survey shows that the transition to digital government is gaining momentum. It found that 53 per...

  • Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    March 1, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    Technology has become deeply ingrained in our lives. The way businesses handle the risks posed by their technology is changing. As with anything, adaptability is survivability. Cyber resilience is a set of practices and perspectives that mitigate risk within...

  • Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    March 1, 2019 • Education, StartupsComments Off on Google Cloud and SAP launch sustainability contest for startups

    As digital transformation grows at an astronomical rate, Google Cloud and SAP have partnered to launch global sustainability contest for social entrepreneurs that have revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning. According to the...

  • Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

    Gemini joins the BT Radianz cloud community

    February 27, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Gemini joins the BT Radianz cloud community

    BT has announced that cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini Trust LLC (Gemini), a New York-based trust company, has joined the BT Radianz Cloud. The move provides Gemini access to one of the world’s largest, secure networked financial cloud...

  • Troye makes headway in emerging markets

    Troye helps cut infrastructure management cost by 70 percent

    February 27, 2019 • Company News, Enterprise ITComments Off on Troye helps cut infrastructure management cost by 70 percent

    With hyper-convergence adoption on the rise and IT leaders turning to hyper-converged infrastructure to deliver on-premise IT services with the speed and operational efficiency of the public cloud, locally managed IT services provider Troye has now introduced...

  • MWC2019: Huawei unveils 5G live networks and foldable phones

    February 26, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MWC2019: Huawei unveils 5G live networks and foldable phones

    Huawei kicked off this year’s Mobile World Congress with its Day0 Forum in Barcelona. With the theme of building a fully connected intelligent world, the forum included industry insights of the latest trends. At the 5G is ON industry insights, Huawei...

  • Migration is no longer about adopting a cloud-first approach

    February 25, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Migration is no longer about adopting a cloud-first approach

    The cloud-first approach made popular in 2018 is no longer hailed as the answer to cloud domination. Instead, Christian Mahncke, Routed Enterprise Business Development,  says that migration in 2019 will be more carefully considered and measured. “A forced...

  • Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    February 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    The evolving technology landscape provides insurers with unprecedented opportunities to grow their business. Ben Burger, Managing Executive at SilverBridge, believes 2019 will see the development of the ideal environment to integrate cloud, data analysis,...

  • Huawei announces new P30 series

    Huawei gears up for Cloud Africa launch in March 2019

    February 14, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on Huawei gears up for Cloud Africa launch in March 2019

    In 2018, Huawei announced plans to launch its first public cloud datacentre in Africa, however there was mention of location nor exact date of the launch. In a recent statement issued by Huawei, the company confirmed the launch to happen in March 2019 and...

  • South African tech startup raises $12 mln in funding

    South African tech startup raises $12 mln in funding

    February 13, 2019 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on South African tech startup raises $12 mln in funding

    South African tech startup RapidDeploy, whose cloud-based software enables public safety officials to reduce emergency response times and improve situational awareness, has raised $12 million (163m ZAR) in Series A financing. GreatPoint Ventures and Samsung...

  • Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

    January 28, 2019 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

    Global IT spending is anticipated to increase by 3.2 percent and reach $3.8 trillion in 2019 due to growth in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and data centre markets. According to Gartner, spending is shifting from mobile devices to the cloud and data...

  • Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

    January 21, 2019 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle joins DRF2019 as Gold sponsor

    Internationally acclaimed Cloud solutions provider, Oracle, has been announced as Gold sponsor of Digital Retail Forum 2019, set to take place on 30 January at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Harnessing Digital...