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Datacentrix wins multi-million Rand SANParks outsource deal

South African National Parks (SANParks) has awarded Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, a five-year contract for the full outsource of its network and infrastructure services across more than 100 sites nationwide, in a deal worth over R298 million. Recognised as a world- leading conservation authority, SANParks is a public entity […]


Ageing networks can hamper cloud performance

The cloud, IoT and even hyperconverged infrastructure require a robust and solid network to relay the information to and from the data centre they are connected to. But an old, legacy network can severely hamper this and lead to downtime and sub-standard connections, which is why Netshield South Africa is offering businesses an alternative, to […]


Energy storage project offers potential for data centres

The data centre industry is continuing to explore innovative ways to reduce its carbon footprint, amid pressure from various authorities. Robbert Hoeffnagel of Green IT Amsterdam talks us through the findings of an energy storage project which took place at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam and the implications of this for the future of […]


Telesoft Technologies announces FlowProbe 4x100GbE

Telesoft Technologies – a provider of carrier-grade technologies for high-density cyber environments, including network, government and enterprise organisations – has announced the latest phase of its compact 1U FlowProbe appliance, which now runs at 4 x 100GbE (up from 2 x 100GbE). FlowProbe 4 x 100GbE monitors networks in real-time at an ultra-high performance level […]


Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


CNet Training launches apprenticeship for network cable installation

CNet has become the first company to launch an apprenticeship within the network cable infrastructure sector across England and Wales. The company announced it has fully planned and prepared the content of the CNCI Apprenticeship that provides the apprentice and employer with a full itinerary of activities to follow and implement. It introduces the concept […]


Paratus rolls out fibre infrastructure in Gobabis

Gobabis now has lightning fast reliable fibre Internet access. Paratus Africa, a private telecommunications operator in Namibia, is offering its standard range of fibre packages to Gobabis businesses and residents. Paratus recently completed a national fibre project, connecting from the WACS landing station in Swakopmund eastward to the border of Botswana and dropped off in […]


Ooredoo Algeria deploys Nokia Cloud Mobile Gateway

Nokia is helping Ooredoo Algeria take the first step towards next generation networks and reinforce its technology leadership in the region with the successful deployment of North Africa’s first virtualised Mobile Gateway. This is a crucial step for the migration of core network elements to the cloud and paves the way for the transformation of […]


Don’t wait for disaster to strike – get your recovery plan ready now

Rod Harrison, CTO of StorCentric, parent company of Nexsan, shares some key tips to make sure your disaster recovery plan is watertight. Today’s businesses are more at risk of cyberattacks and data loss than ever before, with the amount of data being produced constantly on the rise and the abilities of cybercriminals becoming more refined […]


Leaseweb supports Crytek’s launch of Hunt: Showdown on Xbox One

Leaseweb, a global cloud hosting provider, has announced the deployment of an extra 400 high-performance dedicated servers in Europe and the US, to enhance independent video game developer Crytek’s infrastructure in preparation for its launch of Hunt: Showdown on Xbox One. Working to deliver the scalability that Crytek needed, Leaseweb quickly installed the additional servers in the […]


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