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Posts Tagged ‘public 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...

  • Lacking a clear plan for public cloud will cost operators millions

    Lacking a clear plan for public cloud will cost operators millions

    February 22, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Lacking a clear plan for public cloud will cost operators millions

    Optiva software, a provider of mission-critical, cloud-native monetization solutions to communication service providers (CSPs) globally, is cautioning CSPs that failure to move core, cloud-native applications to the public cloud will result in the loss of...

  • Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    November 16, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches AI integrated cloud in South Africa

    At the recent AfricaCom 2018, cloud-computing services of Huawei, announced the launch of the first AI-integrated public cloud offering for Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing...

  • Public Cloud

    Cloud Technology: Discussing data compliance and security

    August 21, 2017 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on Cloud Technology: Discussing data compliance and security

    When it comes to the adoption of public cloud computing the major concerns often remain focused on privacy and data security. In a heavily regulated environment like financial services, this is often magnified, and perceived issues often become an inhibitor...

  • Leveraging technology to boost productivity

    Opinion: Brendan McAravey discusses the future of SD-WAN

    August 18, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Opinion: Brendan McAravey discusses the future of SD-WAN

    For those that haven’t been following the rapidly growing SD-WAN market, Cisco’s acquisition of Viptela may seem to have come out of the blue. After all, $610M is a hefty premium for a very young company with an estimated $30M in annual revenue. But for...

  • PoPI requires effective data management structures

    Digitally transform for a new breed of customer

    June 30, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Digitally transform for a new breed of customer

    Given the exponential growth of data generated by mobile devices in the connected business landscape, organisations have no choice but to embrace digital transformation initiatives. But while technology is an important aspect of it, customer experience will...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    The irresistible allure and unstoppable rise of the public cloud

    June 29, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The irresistible allure and unstoppable rise of the public cloud

    The International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that more than 80 percent of IT organisations will be committed to hybrid cloud architectures by the end of this year, vastly driving the rate and pace of change in organisations. In addition, its analysts...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    New Solutions and Services for Hybrid Cloud introduced

    June 7, 2017 • Cloud Computing, GeneralComments Off on New Solutions and Services for Hybrid Cloud introduced

    NetApp has today introduced new hybrid cloud offerings that aims to give customers unprecedented ability to use data for competitive advantage. The announcements expand the company’s Data Fabric solutions and services portfolio to include the industry’s...

  • Oracle study: moving to IaaS is fundamental to remaining competitive

    2017: A Tipping Point for Cloud

    May 26, 2017 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on 2017: A Tipping Point for Cloud

    By 2020, nine out of 10 organisations will utilise hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to Gartner. With cloud spending in this area rising faster than ever before and data centre outsourcing on the decline, 2017 is set to be a tipping point for IaaS...

  • Four ways the cloud is creating, not eliminating, jobs

    Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

    February 10, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Over 554 million records stolen in first half of 2016

    More than 554 million data records were stolen during the first half of 2016, a 31% increase from the previous six months – and that was just from the enterprises that reported their breaches. Unfortunately, many organisations that experienced a breach...

  • Microsoft launches 'Head Start' to help startups this Global Entrepreneurship Week

    Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

    November 23, 2016 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

    98% of NGO’s in South Africa believe that technology is essential to their day-to-day operations. This is according to a recent survey conducted by Microsoft, which polled NGO’s across the region. The research also found that NGO’s who have adopted...

  • Finding the balance between IT governance and IT restriction

    September 9, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on Finding the balance between IT governance and IT restriction

    In the move towards a hybrid enterprise IT environment, where users can access applications, data and the underlying infrastructure located on-premises in data centres and private or public clouds, the way IT is managed has to change. The world is becoming a...

  • Tanzania-Based Service Provider, Spicenet Deploys Public Cloud with Flexiant

    March 5, 2015 • East Africa, Enterprise ITComments Off on Tanzania-Based Service Provider, Spicenet Deploys Public Cloud with Flexiant

    Public cloud adoption in emerging African countries is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of up to 84% over the coming five years according to IDC. To capture this growth opportunity, Spicenet, a Business Internet provider in Tanzania, wanted...

  • SYNAQ

    Whose data is it anyway?

    January 16, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Whose data is it anyway?

    Enterprises of all sizes and across sectors are steadily embracing cloud computing and its various applications and benefits. Some companies are still more comfortable using the private cloud, others have embraced the public cloud, while a growing number are...

  • Converged infrastructure gains traction in SA

    April 16, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Converged infrastructure gains traction in SA

    For the past few years, the Cloud has been one of the fastest-growing technologies in the IT space, offering many benefits to organisations of all sizes. However, due to security concerns around the Public Cloud, many large enterprises have instead...

  • MWEB Business launches Virtual Data Centre

    September 9, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on MWEB Business launches Virtual Data Centre

    MWEB Business has launched a Cloud-based service that frees corporates from the expense and hassle of setting up, operating and maintaining a dedicated data centre – without compromising on data security or the flexibility and control of their IT...