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Riello UPS reveals new Sentinel Tower range

Riello UPS, an award-winning manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and standby power systems, has introduced a new product delivering high performance and efficiency in a compact footprint. Available in a 5-10 kVA power range, the Sentinel Tower (STW) is designed to protect mission-critical telecommunications and IT networks, along with security and lighting systems. Manufactured […]


Paratus launches Mumwe – a new ‘combined’ data pool

Paratus Africa in Namibia has once again taken the lead in bringing innovation to its clients with the release of Mumwe, a new product that has the option to share one data pool from multiple connections. The new Mumwe packages enable customers to enjoy being flexible and fixed, both at the same time. It brings […]


Local Azure data centres to drive cloud growth

Earlier this year saw the launch of Microsoft data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, this world-class cloud infrastructure that will power emerging cloud, AI and edge computing innovations across the continent. Azure is the first of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud services to be delivered from the new data centres, with  Office […]


Redstor rescues vets hit by ransomware attack

Redstor, a leading provider of next-generation data management, has come to the rescue of a vets hit by a ransomware attack. Terry Wilson, the practice manager at South Africa-based Teva Veterinary Clinic, revealed how staff turned up for work on a Monday morning to discover cyber criminals had encrypted all their files. However, after a […]


CMC Networks solve African cross-border cloud connectivity issues

CMC Networks, a global telecommunications carrier, says Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange will play an important role in its recently launched Multi Cloud Connect solution, enabling its customers direct connection to AWS Direct Connect and Microsoft Azure Express Route cloud platforms across multiple countries in Africa. Marisa Trisolino, CEO, CMC Networks, says that as the largest […]


Arcserve enables system with continuous data protection

Arcserve has announced the newest version of Arcserve Replication and High Availability (RHA), which delivers high availability combined with heartbeat-powered automatic failover, and continuous data protection for Windows and Linux applications and systems on-premises, remote, and in the cloud. With this release, Arcserve RHA adds full system high availability for Linux, extends its full system […]


EcoDataCenter and Fortlax merge with the ambition to create a Nordic data centre giant

Swedish developer of climate-positive data centres, EcoDataCenter, has reached a merger agreement with data centre company, Fortlax. The merger represents a clear strengthening of the position in the Nordic data centre market and supports the ambition to consolidate the data centre industry in the Nordic region. The merger – which will formally take place by […]


Orange builds new data centre in Val-de-Reuil, France

Orange has begun construction on its new Normandie 2 data centre at the Val-de-Reuil campus (18 hectares), which is also home to another data centre opened in 2012. The new site will be completed in 2020. The foundation stone ceremony was attended by Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of the Orange Group,  Marc-Antoine Jamet, Mayor […]


Schneider Electric and Interxion deliver Dublin data centre

Interxion is a leading principal supplier of data centre, colocation and connectivity services to some of the world’s leading businesses. Interxion is serving a wide range of customers, operating 49 data centres in 13 cities throughout Europe, three of which are located in Ireland. Located at Grange Castle in west Dublin, its DUB3 data centre, […]


R&M enables Istanbul Airport to be securely digitised

As some of the world’s most advanced and secure facilities, airports rely heavily on the latest IT systems. A great deal of pioneering work in this field is being carried out by Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA), which became operational this year. It is the largest airport in the world and also the first airport in […]


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