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Dimension Data and Cisco announce co-innovation partnership

Dimension Data and Cisco have announced a new co-innovation agreement to develop a deeper collaboration environment and framework to jointly solve clients’ business needs. Drawing on their respective core strengths, competencies and technologies, the companies are coming together to provide the scale and market-reach to transform ideas into viable, deployable solutions. They have more than […]

Angola Cables’ data centre is now live in Brazil

Angola Cables has announced the opening of its carrier-neutral data centre, Angonap Fortaleza, in Fortaleza, Brazil. The completed facility is now open for business and offers scalability, continuous connectivity and host and cloud services for local and external entities. The facility is a primary interconnection point for the region, which will host Angola Cables’ two […]

Riverbed expert: SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction

SDN is now the de facto standard for any networking implementation- be it a greenfield project or a revamp of an existing data centre network. Mena Migally, Regional Director – Territory and Telco for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa (METNA) at Riverbed, tells us SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction. […]

Schneider Electric announces launch of EcoStruxure IT Advisor

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has introduced EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Harnessing the power of the cloud, EcoStruxure IT Advisor delivers a simplified way to deploy data centre management that is accessible anywhere and at any-time. Available now anywhere in the world Leading the next phase of Schneider’s expansion […]

It’s time to move to the cloud with Azure, says Bluegrass Digital CEO

Microsoft Silver Certified Partner Bluegrass Digital believes the new Microsoft Azure data centres in South Africa will reshape the cloud environment in Africa and will now provide the necessary infrastructure for rapid cloud adoption. Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help businesses compete on a global stage. It offers the freedom […]

Dell EMC advances world’s top-selling server portfolio

Simplified management and improved performance offers customers a more flexible, secure and optimised platform for everyday and complex workloads. Dell EMC has announced several advancements to Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, the world’s top selling server portfolio, offering improved management, security, performance and scalability for customers’ every day and most demanding workloads. These advancements to PowerEdge […]

NetApp MAX Data provides tools to unlock value of large data sets

NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, has announced NetApp Memory Accelerated Data (MAX Data) 1.3 supporting the Intel Optane DC persistent memory. The combination of Max Data and Intel Optane DC persistent memory enables organisations to stay competitive by doing more with their data so they can do more for their customers. Companies are […]

Vox ramps up Microsoft offerings as SA businesses turn to the cloud

A growing number of South African businesses are looking to move their operations to the cloud, and integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox is looking to take advantage of the opportunity by helping them make the shift by using a variety of Microsoft applications and technologies. The Cloud Africa 2018 Report, by World Wide Worx, […]

Pinnacle Dell EMC expert on how HCI is causing a stir in the enterprise

Ricky Pereira, Dell Enterprise Business Unit Manager at Pinnacle ICT, looks at the benefits of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and what VxRail brings to the market. Aligning IT with business objectives has been top of the CIO’s agenda for many years, and in an era of disruption, HCI has become more crucial than ever. In today’s […]

SD-WAN and the network of the future: Moving forward with confidence

Adrian Comley, General Manager, Dynamic Network Services, BT, offers a practical guide on how to move forward with regards to the adoption of SD-WAN and network function virtualisation. Enterprise networking is at a turning point. After 20 years of relative stability, we’re moving to a new way of networking, away from the static infrastructure of […]

Quest expert on the importance of enterprise data backup

Adrian Moir, Senior Consultant, Product Management, Quest, discusses the importance of enterprise data backup with instant recovery, as the threat of data loss increases. While individual users may still need reminding to back up their files, we’re at a point in 2019 where most businesses have seen the impact of ransomware or data loss, often […]

BT expert on why edge computing is getting so much interest

The growth of data produced by the Internet of Things and other technologies is forcing infrastructure to shift to the edge – a term described by Gartner as ‘the physical location where things and people connect with the networked digital world’. Andy Rowland, Head of Customer Innovation: Energy, Resources and Manufacturing, BT, explores edge computing […]

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