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Posts Tagged ‘data centre’

  • 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...

  • Teraco to invest R1bn in SA ICT infrastructure

    Teraco to invest R1bn in South African data centre

    July 6, 2018 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Teraco to invest R1bn in South African data centre

    In its largest infrastructure build project to date, Africa’s only neutral data centre provider has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus (JB1). Increased demand for additional data centre capacity is being driven by cloud uptake and...

  • Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations in two less-privileged communities

    Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations

    July 3, 2018 • Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited supports young learners with laptop donations

    Networks Unlimited, a value-added distributor within the converged technology, data centre, networking and security landscapes, has donated new laptops to assist young learners in two different institutions operating within poorer communities in Gauteng. This...

  • MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    April 23, 2018 • General, West AfricaComments Off on MainOne’s West Africa expansion gets boost with Cote d’Ivoire license

    As part of its West Africa expansion, connectivity and data centre solutions operator MainOne has secured a license to expand national and international connectivity services in Cote d’Ivoire. The C1B license received from Minister Bruno Koné, the...

  • Data Centres - the shift from long-term investment to commodity

    Data Centres – the shift from long-term investment to commodity

    April 17, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Data Centres – the shift from long-term investment to commodity

    Data is proliferating at a rapid rate. Technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), smart devices and robotics are the driving force behind this surge, with thousands of devices transmitting and receiving valuable information every millisecond. Coupled...

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

    PAIX completes West Afican Data Centres investment

    February 8, 2018 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PAIX completes West Afican Data Centres investment

    On 7 February 2018, PAIX data centres, a Pan-African provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, announced that it has completed its first African investment in West Africa Data Centres Ltd (WADC), Ghana. WADC trades under the...

  • South Africa: AWS Direct Connect no available through Teraco data centers

    South Africa: AWS Direct Connect now available through Teraco data centers

    December 13, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: AWS Direct Connect now available through Teraco data centers

    On Wednesday 13 December 2017, Teraco, a vendor-neutral colocation data centre in South Africa, announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect through Teraco’s Johannesburg JB1 and Cape Town CT1 data centres. This will enable...

  • New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

    Teraco completes Hyperscale data centre

    December 11, 2017 • Top StoriesComments Off on Teraco completes Hyperscale data centre

    Teraco, a provider of cloud and vendor-neutral data environments has announced the completion of their Hyperscale data centre, JB2-Bredell. The Bredell Hyperscale Data Centre Facility located in Bredell, South Africa features over 24 MW of power and 6000m²...

  • South Africa: AWS Direct Connect no available through Teraco data centers

    Teraco named Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity Partner

    November 2, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Teraco named Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity Partner

    On Thursday 2 November 2017, Teraco Data Environments, Africa’s largest neutral data centre, announced it will be a Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Connectivity partner. This partnership will allow them to provide clients with a private network connection to...

  • Lenovo

    Taking a closer look at Lenovo’s journey into the future

    August 22, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Taking a closer look at Lenovo’s journey into the future

    At the Lenovo Innovation Summit, which was held in Cape Town at CTICC, Marc Godin – Vice President and General Manager of Lenovo, Middle East and Africa – had stated in his keynote presentation that Lenovo had evolved and grown over the years....

  • Benefits of a managed IT services model

    Setting up your data center migration strategy is crucial

    August 18, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Setting up your data center migration strategy is crucial

    Change, even one for the better, comes with risk. Migrating to a Colocation Data Center – or any new Data Center- should be accompanied by careful supervision and a well devised and executed strategy. Data and IT functionality are a critical element of...

  • cloud technology

    Cloud Scope Grows but Reluctance Still Dominates

    August 16, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Cloud Scope Grows but Reluctance Still Dominates

    If Gartner is to be believed and only a mere 38% of enterprise IT organisations are using cloud services, there is undoubtedly continued concern regarding cloud usage. Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud hosting platform provider,...

  • Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

    Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

    August 7, 2017 • People, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa Appoints CEO

    Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre, is pleased to announce that Rakesh Parbhoo has officially joined the company in the role of CEO...

  • HISA2017, Cipherwave

    Cipherwave to exhibit at HISA2017

    August 4, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Cipherwave to exhibit at HISA2017

    Locally owned and managed Internet Service Provider, Cipherware will exhibit its innovative products and services at the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017). This two-day event will take place on 29 and 30 August at Vodacom World in...