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Taking financial services to the Edge

Pascal Holt, Director of Marketing, Iceotope, considers how Edge Computing and other growing technology innovations such as AI are changing the landscape for financial service organisations. Edge Computing, cloud and AI are changing the competitive landscape for financial service organisations. In a highly sophisticated and digitally mature market, speed and efficiency have become paramount to […]

Data centres are the power behind our everyday necessities

Thiani Ramaya, Business Practice Lead for Microsoft at Westcon-Comstor, discusses how Microsoft data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town provide 24/7 support for critical services in South Africa. With the help of data centres, we can take advantage of many conveniences in our everyday lives. They are the physical infrastructure behind cloud computing. In South Africa, […]

Epicor to launch new UAE data centre

New UAE data centre, strong cloud adoption and customer successes underpin growth in the region. Epicor, a global leader in industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, discussed key developments in its Middle East growth strategy at the company’s 2023 Middle East Customer Day on January 17, including plans to launch a new regional data […]

AtlasEdge and Megaport announce strategic partnership to provide customers with direct multi-cloud connectivity

The partnership will commence with two of AtlasEdge’s key UK locations becoming Megaport-enabled. The sites, which are in London and Manchester, will offer AtlasEdge customers: • Choice: Dedicated private access to an industry-leading 243 cloud on-ramps and more than 700 on-net locations. • Security and performance: Reliable, direct, private connections that bypass the public Internet. […]

Zscaler announces new plan to help businesses build a successful Zero Trust strategy 

Zscaler, creator of the Zero Trust Exchange platform, has announced a new plan to help new and current customers build a successful Zero Trust strategy using the largest security cloud on the planet to create a simpler, faster and more productive experience.  The cloud giant is leveraged by the largest banks, governments and oil and […]

African Distribution Group bets on cloud as the future with DRaaS

Alviva Holdings, one of Africa’s largest ICT products and services providers, has invested in a robust, cloud-based Disaster Recovery (DR) and backup solution. Partnering with Routed, the distribution giant is reaping the rewards of a consumption-based DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) solution hosted on VMware cloud at two of the company’s data centres. The implementatino has been so […]

GTT grows partnership with Cologix to expand connectivity into Latin America

GTT Communications, a leading global provider of managed network and security services to multinational organisations, has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Cologix, a leading North American network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data centre company, to establish a new network Point of Presence (PoP) at Cologix’s JAX1 digital edge data centre in Jacksonville, […]

Data & Tech Leaders gathered at the Smart Data & Future Datacentre Summit in Dubai

The Smart Data Summit Plus & the Future Datacentres and Cloud Infrastructure Summit 2022 took place on the 16 & 17 November 2022 at the Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan in Dubai, UAE. The summit brought together senior IT & tech experts to explore advances in technology, network and drive business conversations. The event also hosted […]

Will data centre investment be the catalyst for cloud adoption in Africa?

Neil Templeton, VP, Marketing, Console Connect, investigates Africa’s data centre landscape over the course of the year as well as how it is set to evolve in 2023. He considers the potential of cloud technology for accelerating data centre investment across the continent.  While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted businesses and the economy, one silver lining […]

Cologix adds fourth Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute onramp in Canada

Cologix, one of North America’s leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale Edge data centre companies, has announced the addition of a fourth Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute onramp in Canada and additional capacity at an existing ExpressRoute onramp at its TOR1 digital Edge data centre with speeds up to 100 Gbps. “We are happy to expand our collaboration with Microsoft […]

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