Understanding the cloud’s value for SA

Cloud technologies are enabling African companies to compete faster and better, for much less cost. It is the business gamechanger of the 21st century. So how can businesses start taking advantage of the cloud? Africa is ready to unleash sharp growth. This is not only...

SA continues to tippy-toe into the cloud

It’s almost been a decade since global markets considered a phased approach to cloud migration. Having an increased amount of trust in cloud technology, the enterprise sector is leapfrogging traditional cloud entry points and moving both critical production...

Africa benefits from late mover advantage in the cloud

Established information technology markets – like the UK, Europe and even South Africa – often take cloud computing for granted as the ideal platform for innovation and global expansion. One reason could be that these markets gradually adopted cloud...

Securing the enterprise cloud

Enterprises across the board are turning to the cloud to leverage the benefits. Reduced costs, speed, agility, pay-as-you-use, and on-demand, are all compelling reasons to jump on the cloud bandwagon. However, cloud security is still a major concern for organisations,...

Time for broadcasters to adopt cloud

Cloud and virtualisation technologies have the potential to entirely reshape the local broadcast industry – changing how broadcasters create, distribute and monetise their video content. “In recent years, cloud computing architectures have shown clear...

Cloud brings application and process users together

The cloud has evolved and no longer defined by an air of silence between those who implement cloud systems and their customers, who are mostly business users. Today, as offerings evolve into more bespoke solutions, cloud vendors must deal directly with operations and...