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Scale Computing provides Genting Casinos with scalable infrastructure

Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing and hyperconverged solutions, has announced that Genting Casinos, one of the largest gaming operators in the UK, has selected its HC3 platform for edge deployment across 42 distributed sites. The company chose Scale Computing’s HC3 platform because it was finding it difficult and complex to manage the […]


MIRIS to generate sustainable edge data centre networks across Nordics

Nokia has announced that MIRIS, a leading Norwegian real estate and technology firm, will deploy AirFrame Open Edge data centre technology to support delivery of Smart City services in business parks and residential areas. MIRIS plans to build data centres in around 20 urban locations in Norway during 2019, followed by a wider rollout across […]


Cloud in 2019: The year of choice not compromise for UAE enterprises

Many of today’s enterprises feel they have to compromise in order to bridge the divide between on-premise and public cloud. However, James Petter, EMEA VP at Pure Storage, explains that storage providers want customers to have the flexibility to maximise benefits of multi cloud.  It’s hard to believe we’re now 15 years into ‘cloud’ – […]


Dell EMC expert on how to transform the workplace productivity

Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Dell EMC, believes we are about to become immersed in a world of ‘smart living’ at home and ‘intelligent working’ in the workplace as we embark on the next era of human machine partnerships. Here he makes some insightful predictions not just about the […]


Supermicro report highlights environmental impact of datacentres

Super Micro Computer, Inc, a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has released its first annual ‘Data Centers and The Environment survey report. The rapid growth of large-scale datacentres brings both business and environmental challenges to datacentre managers. The report is targeted to help datacentre managers better understand the industry […]


Microsoft data centres set to impact local insurance market

In May last year, Microsoft announced plans to launch two data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, these see the company targeting cloud services growth on the continent. These data centres will deliver the Microsoft Cloud, including Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365 to Africa. Lee Kuyper, COO of SilverBridge […]


What to consider when looking to expand data centre growth in Africa

Africa is an exciting market for IT services right now. Thanks to the massive increase in rich-media content consumed by Africans and the global population, compounded by corporates continuing to migrate to the cloud, the continent is ripe with opportunity to establish new revenue streams through smart data offerings, with IT leaders drawing attention to […]


KSA progressing on the road to Digital Transformation with SAP

With SAP investing heavily in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country’s Digital Transformation is set on the road to success. Intelligent CIO talks to Khaled Alsaleh, Managing Director, SAP KSA, about the importance of cloud, SAP’s investment in a local data centre in KSA, and the futuristic Smart City of NEOM. Is cloud a […]


Vox creates innovative and disruptive one-click Virtual Data Centre

As part of its goal to consistently disrupt and innovate the telecommunications and data industry, Vox took the strategic decision to develop and roll out a Virtual Data Centre. An environment from which it can assist clients to better roll out and scale into, the cloud. The service forms a quintessential component of the business’s […]


COMMENT: Business continuity and disaster-recovery-as-a-service

Kevin Krige, Head of Datacentre and Cloud Service, BT in Africa, says the list of potential threats to businesses continues to grow. Today’s integrated digital networked economy – and as business operations increasingly depend heavily on IT and digital infrastructure – even a few hours of service disruption can have a devastating impact for most […]


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