Are cloud platforms accelerating growth?

Gartner predicts that integrated infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings are driving the next wave of cloud infrastructure adoption, stating that by 2022, 90% of companies will purchase cloud technology from an integrated...

The priorities of cloud and virtualisation

Lorna Hardie, regional director sub-Saharan Africa at VMware says that in order to thrive in today's market and economy it is time to recognise the imperative of cloud and the value of virtualisation. Every business should be off the fence and in the cloud. It is the...

Multi-cloud’s new multiculturism

Multi-cloud has moved from tentative experiment to a fundamental component of IT strategies. From developers to security teams, workloads are migrating to the cloud in one way or another, whether you know it or not. Simon McCullough, senior channel account manager at...

How managed cloud service providers bring benefits

The emergence and success of the cloud over the last decade is unquestioned. It is nearly impossible to read any current IT publication that does not cover the growth, innovation and emerging use cases that are enabled by cloud. And for most, the word "cloud" is...

Are we teetering on the edge?

For the past five years we’ve all been talking about the cloud. It’s become all pervasive as companies move to consumption-based pricing, and we’ve watched the meteoric rise of the hyper-scalers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google. And that’s despite the cynic’s view...

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