The value of risk, business agility and how it impacts cloud costs

At a time when cost control has never been more important, Andrew Cruise, MD of Routed, says that many businesses continue to under-estimate the costs for owned infrastructure. He cites the main reasons to be the inability to apportion shared costs correctly as well...

Next-generation cloud and today’s business paradigm

The term "futureproofing" has been well used since the advent of cloud and recently the buzzword has proven to have real-world resonance. By Niral Patel, MD and technology leader for Oracle South Africa Cloud has been instrumental in enabling work away from office,...

Cisco and Google Cloud partner

Cisco and Google Cloud are announcing their intent to develop the industry's first application-centric multicloud networking fabric. The automated solution will ensure that applications and enterprise networks will be able to share service-level agreement settings,...

Cloud computing in modern manufacturing

Today manufacturing is being transformed rapidly by changes in ICT, AI, robotics fields, cyber-physical systems (CPS), and increasingly powerful IoT devices. By JP van Loggerenberg, chief technology officer at Syspro The integration of these new technologies has meant...

Cloud still too pricey in SA

For years, cost savings has topped the list of benefits offered by cloud computing. This is one of the factors that has resulted in the massive increase in the use of cloud services across the world, with analysts showing exponential growth among the biggest vendors...

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2019: the year of cloud in SA

The past few months have seen local organisations migrate towards the cloud and its usage / consumption model. By Karl Reed, chief solutions officer: executive at Elingo While part of this can be attributed to the need for continued innovation, a major factor has been...

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G-Core Labs opens Joburg PoP

G-Core Labs, an international provider of cloud and edge solutions, has opened a new point of presence of its network infrastructure in Johannesburg. "The African continent is showing fairly good dynamics in the development of Internet technologies," says Dmitry...

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Making the move to the cloud

It has been several months since the launch of the two Microsoft Azure data centres in South Africa. And as expected, this has resulted in many organisations looking for ways to move their on-premise data environments to the cloud. By Reghard van Jaarsveld, engagement...

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