Legacy does not always mean irrelevant – long live the mainframe

As we accelerate toward digital transformation, a perception has developed that so-called ‘legacy’ technology is outdated and therefore irrelevant. By Andre Van Wyk, mainframe architect at T-Systems South Africa One such example is mainframe technology. Yet...

Data centres to the fore in Covid crisis

As the world moved online seemingly overnight in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, the criticality of data centres and the unrelenting reliance on them across all walks of life became an enduring storyline of the crisis. This reality will manifest in new ways in 2021...

Fujitsu Primergy server racks up record performance

The recently launched, new-generation Fujtisu Server Primergy RX4770 M6 has set new world records for performance. The processing power is verified both for demanding in-memory environments with the SAP BW edition for SAP HANA benchmark and for large-scale virtual...

Investing in a smarter way forward

The global pandemic put tremendous strain and pressure on IT, but our customers have adjusted, validated infrastructure performance needs and scalability, remained nimble and embraced the new normal. By Jim Holland, GM: Africa at Lenovo Data Centre Group It is clear...

Dell debuts HPC, AI solutions

At Supercomputing 2019, Dell Technologies introduced several new solutions, reference architectures and portfolio advancements all designed to simplify and accelerate customers' high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) efforts. Continued...

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