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  • VMware expands its multi-cloud foundation

    March 21, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments (0)

    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...

  • 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...

  • Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint

    February 1, 2019 • East AfricaComments Off on Nairobi-based colocation expands data centre footprint

    Nairobi-based colocation data centre provider icolo.io has implemented state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions in announcing the commencement of their second data centre in Nairobi – this follows their first in Mombasa. Construction of the...

  • New AIMS technology will give South African crime investigators an edge

    SUSE, Intel and SAP partner for IT transformation data centre

    January 18, 2019 • Company NewsComments Off on SUSE, Intel and SAP partner for IT transformation data centre

    SUSE has announced support for Intel Optane DC persistent memory with SAP HANA. Running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SAP HANA users can now take advantage of high-capacity Intel Optane DC persistent memory in the data center. Users...

  • A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    December 18, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on A Data Centre on Wheels – Where Is It Taking Us?

    Driverless vehicles are on the road now. It’s a big news story. Getting the cars to behave with their human-driven peers has taken a tremendous amount of work. Getting them to avoid collisions is still a work in progress. When you dig into what’s making...

  • Microsoft data centres to impact local insurance market

    Microsoft data centres to impact local insurance market

    December 7, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft data centres to impact local insurance market

    In May last year, Microsoft announced plans to launch two data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, these see the company targeting cloud services growth on the continent. These data centres will deliver the Microsoft Cloud,...

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    Internet Solutions to open Africa’s largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa

    December 5, 2018 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet Solutions to open Africa’s largest pre-fabricated data centre in South Africa

    Internet Solutions (IS) gave IT News Africa a preview of what IS believes will be regarded as one of the most sustainable and energy-efficient pre-fabricated data centres in Africa. Located in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa the Parklands Data Centre is...

  • Workonline, Equinix open networks between Africa and Asia-Pacific

    November 13, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Workonline, Equinix open networks between Africa and Asia-Pacific

    Workonline Communications, one of Africa’s top three transit networks, has established a Point of Presence (POP) in the Equinix Singapore data centre, effectively establishing a gateway between networks in Africa and Asia-Pacific. Workonline Communications...

  • Vox enhances IoT offering with Activate partnership

    Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

    November 13, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

    Integrated ICT and telecommunications company, Vox, has been selected as a Microsoft Azure Data Centre Migration partner, adding to its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) status, extending its turnkey solution for customers looking to migrate to the cloud....

  • Offering data centres flexibility with standardisation

    November 7, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Offering data centres flexibility with standardisation

    Schneider Electric has created ‘flexible standardisation’ for data centre operators that allows the company to support the different sized deployments its customers require quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively, while eliminating inconsistencies...

  • New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

    New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

    October 14, 2018 • Cloud Computing, North AfricaComments Off on New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

    The Africa Data Centre Association (ADCA), a non-profit, Pan-African professional association, which will foster the development of the data centre industry in Africa, launched at BroadGroup’s inaugural Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit held in...

  • Outsourcing data centre O&M can benefit your business

    Outsourcing data centre O&M can benefit your business

    October 11, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Outsourcing data centre O&M can benefit your business

    The South African data centre market continues to grow significantly, each year, and corporates faced with challenges around cost savings, lack of facilities and streamlining their business operations often look to outsourcing as an attractive solution....

  • Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

    Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

    October 1, 2018 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

    Reducing energy consumption in South Africa is a national imperative. Hyperscalers currently investing in South Africa, and those planning on doing so in the future will have to take this into consideration when designing their facilities. Historically, major...

  • Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

    MainOne and Minkels announce expansion of West Africa’s full scale data centre

    September 4, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MainOne and Minkels announce expansion of West Africa’s full scale data centre

    Connectivity and data centre solutions provider in West Africa, MainOne, and data centre supplier Minkels announced the second phase of the MDXi project. MainOne constructed West Africa’s largest Tier III+ Data centre company (MDXi) in 2015. MainOne has...

  • 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,...

  • Hyperscaling Africa’s ability to digitally transform through the power of the data centre

    Hyperscaling Africa’s ability to digitally transform through the power of the data centre

    August 15, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Hyperscaling Africa’s ability to digitally transform through the power of the data centre

    Digital transformation is reshaping every industry and sector, because of agile technologies like software defined data centres. Companies are moving their workloads into the cloud due to aging infrastructure and escalating costs, with many of these cloud...