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Veeam expert on creating an integrated data management strategy

Businesses are progressively embracing a multi-cloud strategy to drive increased innovation, speed to market and to optimise cost. However, Trent Odgers, Cloud and Hosting Manager for Southern Africa at Veeam, says the new challenge for organisations is creating an integrated data management strategy. The cloud is being used as a second home for data, as […]


Blue Turtle automates and optimises move to Microsoft SA Data Centre

With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle has announced a suite of services that enables a customer’s journey to the cloud. Blue Turtle will deliver Azure Migration Services that encompass discovery, assessment, migration, optimisation, operation and security. The services leverage technologies, which analyse a customer’s existing environment, optimise […]


Increased cloud adoption highlights need for improved cyber resilience

Microsoft’s announcement that it has launched its first cloud data centres in Africa – one in Cape Town, another in Johannesburg – has been a cause for celebration among South Africa’s business sector. And as Mikey Molfessis, cybersecurity expert at Mimecast South Africa explains, as we hurtle into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, access to cloud […]


Marvell enables enterprise data centre and private cloud security

Marvell has announced its LiquidSecurity Network Hardware Security Module (HSM) for the enterprise data centre and private cloud. This purpose-built solution leverages Marvell’s successful deployments of its scalable cloud-focused security offerings in public cloud and extends its technology leadership into enterprise environments. Marvell’s LiquidSecurity solution provides enterprise data centres and private cloud with a robust, […]


PBT Group expert discusses why data clouds are gathering

While the march to the cloud continues, business decision-makers are recognising that such a complex migration cannot happen overnight. Here, Julian Thomas, Principle Consultant at South Africa-based data solutions specialist, the PBT Group, talks to us about some of the influencing factors to a more slow-paced transition. The tech industry has seen a whirlwind of […]


Wasabi announces opening of data centre in Amsterdam

Wasabi, a cloud storage company, has announced the opening of its first European data centre based in Amsterdam. The new data centre will accommodate Wasabi’s accelerating growth in the EU region, aiming to bring affordable, fast, enterprise class cloud storage closer to the company’s European customer base. With an EU data centre, European users will […]


Microsoft Azure data centres now available to customers in Africa

Microsoft’s first data centres in Africa are now open to customers, with the general availability of Microsoft Azure from new cloud regions in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The investment will drive significant growth, in line with both the continent’s Digital Transformation objectives and the realisation of new economic opportunities. The launch also makes Microsoft the […]


Company advances workload protection for multi-cloud data centres

Hutchinson Networks, the Edinburgh-based network specialist, has developed a robust and powerful systems tool called Fabrix Secure Analytics (FSA). Powered by Cisco Tetration Analytics and its own Fabrix cloud platform, FSA adds further network application security for organisations considering data centre migration or those that need to build dynamic security policy models. The solution combines […]


SBV Services stops millions of attacks thanks to Trend Micro

SBV Services stops millions of attacks while protecting cash in transit, employees, and data with Trend Micro. Overview SBV Services is a leading provider of customised cash services and solutions to reserve and commercial banks, ATMs, and retail environments. Founded in South Africa in 1986, SBV recently expanded its footprint into other African countries and is […]


Cloudian solves challenges for European Managed Service Provider

Cloudian has announced that Systemec, a Managed Services Provider (MSP) specialising in healthcare and logistics in the Netherlands and Germany, has deployed Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage platform to address the backup challenges of growing data volumes. Cloudian enables Systemec to protect data from multiple applications, prevent the scheduling problems it previously faced and achieve increased […]


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