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  • Dimension Data to quadruple data centre business

    April 30, 2014 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data to quadruple data centre business

    Dimension Data, a global solutions and services provider, said today that it will quadruple the size of its data centre business to $4 billion in the next five years. The Group’s existing $1 billion data centre business has a significant presence in all...

  • Data centre, cloud service create competitive edge

    August 7, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Data centre, cloud service create competitive edge

      Data centres are the hub of today’s organisations, housing mission-critical servers, data, applications and services that keep businesses running. However, with the growth of cloud platforms, organisations are increasingly looking to move not only...

  • Ghana Fidelity Bank uses IBM to power growth

    November 30, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ghana Fidelity Bank uses IBM to power growth

    IBM  has announced the successful completion of a new comprehensive state-of-the-art data center at the fast-growing Fidelity Bank in Ghana.   Fidelity Bank, which is widely known in Ghana for its innovative mortgage and rural banking products, has...

  • Conference to discuss data centre development

    July 12, 2012 • EventsComments Off on Conference to discuss data centre development

    The DatacenterDynamics Converged conference, taking place on 20 September at the Sandton Convention Centre, is expected to draw a strong response from those operating in the data centre space. This is the 5th successive return to Johannesburg for the...

  • Internet Solutions increases stake in Kenyan operation

    October 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions increases stake in Kenyan operation

    Dimension Data subsidiary, Internet Solutions (IS) has increased its majority stake in its Kenyan operation, from 51% to 80% as the group looks to expand its East African business interests. IS initially acquired a 51% stake in local Kenyan service...

  • Cisco and Citrix deliver virtual desktops

    October 13, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco and Citrix deliver virtual desktops

    Cisco and Citrix Systems announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to develop and deliver solutions that help customers simplify and accelerate large-scale desktop virtualisation deployments. “Cisco is collaborating with Citrix on a broad...

  • Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    September 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    Internet Solutions (IS), a division of Dimension Data (Didata) Middle East and Africa, has developed a new Tier3 data centre facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new data centre, scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2011, is the first...

  • Will the cloud replace classic IT?

    September 21, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Will the cloud replace classic IT?

    The proliferation of cloud computing has seen some people happily floating on cloud nine and prophesy an inevitable paradigm shift in IT while others believe it is really just a rebottled and labelled version of an existing technology. Indeed, there are few...

  • Kenya unwraps multi-million data centre

    September 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya unwraps multi-million data centre

    Kenya Data Network  (KDN) has unveiled a multimillion-dollar state-of-the art data center to be used for hosting data and software applications. Speaking at the launch this week, KDN Chief Executive Officer Rikus Matthyser said the Data Center, now ready for...

  • HP Extends converged storage range

    August 24, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP Extends converged storage range

    HP is expanding its Converged Storage portfolio with HP Peer Motion, new federated storage software that enables clients to transparently move application workloads between disk systems in virtualised and cloud computing environments. IDC estimates that by...

  • SST charges into Ethiopia

    July 8, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SST charges into Ethiopia

    Seven Seas Technologies (SST), a Kenyan integrated information technology services provider, has set up shop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “Across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and now Ethiopia, we are making a mark as the fastest growing indigenous-owned IT services...

  • Datatec subsidiary acquires Netarx

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Datatec subsidiary acquires Netarx

    Datatec Limited, a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed international Information and Communications Technology (ICT) group, has announced that its subsidiary Logicalis has acquired the business and assets of Netarx LLC, a Cisco Gold partner and provider...

  • 2011 Enterprise trends

    November 29, 2010 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Independent technology analyst Ovum, has named its top ten trends for the coming year, which also include mobility, data management and data centre transformation. Business analytics, collaboration, IT financial management and context-aware computing also...

  • Hewlett Packard carbon-friendly centre for Kenya

    September 8, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Hewlett Packard carbon-friendly centre for Kenya

    HEWLETT Packard (HP) has constructed a newly designed data center in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi with aim of decreasing carbon emission. The HP Managing Director for East Africa Ken Mbwaya said those who will benefit are financial service providers and...

  • Telehouse opens data centre space in Johannesburg

    March 23, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telehouse opens data centre space in Johannesburg

    Global data centre provider Telehouse has announced the opening of a new dedicated data centre space in Johannesburg, as part of the extension of its alliance with South African data centre vendor Teraco. The space will be opened under Telehouse brand in...

  • Telkom’s data centre announces senior appointments

    February 4, 2010 • PeopleComments Off on Telkom’s data centre announces senior appointments

    Telkom’s Data Centre Operations, Cybernest, launched in November last year, today announced the appointments of Grant Morgan and Althon Beukes as Managing Executives in the business unit...