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Angola Cables’ data centre is now live in Brazil

Angola Cables has announced the opening of its carrier-neutral data centre, Angonap Fortaleza, in Fortaleza, Brazil. The completed facility is now open for business and offers scalability, continuous connectivity and host and cloud services for local and external entities. The facility is a primary interconnection point for the region, which will host Angola Cables’ two […]


Cybera expert on the benefits of secure SD-Wan Edge solutions

Hubert da Costa, SVP and GM EMEA at Cybera, examines how traditional VPNs are failing to meet the challenges of distributed enterprises and why secure SD-WAN Edge solutions are gaining broad market adoption. Virtual private networks (VPNs) are a well-established method deployed by businesses around the world to keep remote locations connected and deploy new […]


DCA announces new partnership with LG Energy Group (LGE)

The Data Centre Alliance (DCA) has announced the start of a new partnership. LG Energy Group (LGE), a leading privately-owned energy procurement and consulting organisation, has become the DCA’s official Energy Partner following a robust due diligence process. LGE is well respected in the third-party intermediary sector of the UK energy sector. With over £1 […]


Deep Dive: Steve Bowes-Phipps, Senior Consultant at PTS Consulting

We ‘Deep Dive’ with Steve Bowes-Phipps, Senior Consultant in the data centre practice at PTS Consulting, who tells us about life inside and outside the office. He also sits on the DCA Board and is chairman of the DCA’s Workforce Capability & Development SIG. In his current role, Bowes-Phipps is involved with all elements of the […]


Riverbed expert: SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction

SDN is now the de facto standard for any networking implementation- be it a greenfield project or a revamp of an existing data centre network. Mena Migally, Regional Director – Territory and Telco for Middle East, Turkey and North Africa (METNA) at Riverbed, tells us SDN adoption in the data centre is gaining strong traction. […]


Schneider Electric announces launch of EcoStruxure IT Advisor

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has introduced EcoStruxure IT Advisor. Harnessing the power of the cloud, EcoStruxure IT Advisor delivers a simplified way to deploy data centre management that is accessible anywhere and at any-time. Available now anywhere in the world Leading the next phase of Schneider’s expansion […]


Sparkle to invest in deployment of BlueMed multi-fibre cable

Sparkle, an international service provider in Italy and among the top 10 global operators, has announced a long-term investment for the deployment of BlueMed, a submarine multi-fibre cable linking Palermo with Genoa. The new cable – planned to be operational by 2020 – will cross the Tyrrhenian Sea connecting Sparkle’s Sicily Hub open data centre in Palermo, which […]


It’s time to move to the cloud with Azure, says Bluegrass Digital CEO

Microsoft Silver Certified Partner Bluegrass Digital believes the new Microsoft Azure data centres in South Africa will reshape the cloud environment in Africa and will now provide the necessary infrastructure for rapid cloud adoption. Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help businesses compete on a global stage. It offers the freedom […]


Dell EMC advances world’s top-selling server portfolio

Simplified management and improved performance offers customers a more flexible, secure and optimised platform for everyday and complex workloads. Dell EMC has announced several advancements to Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, the world’s top selling server portfolio, offering improved management, security, performance and scalability for customers’ every day and most demanding workloads. These advancements to PowerEdge […]


NetApp MAX Data provides tools to unlock value of large data sets

NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, has announced NetApp Memory Accelerated Data (MAX Data) 1.3 supporting the Intel Optane DC persistent memory. The combination of Max Data and Intel Optane DC persistent memory enables organisations to stay competitive by doing more with their data so they can do more for their customers. Companies are […]


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