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Digital Transformation

How FinTech companies can facilitate continued growth

The pandemic has highlighted the fact that business leaders should take the current situation as an opportunity to improve and invest in their business models. Jackson Lee, VP Corporate Development from Colt Data Centre Services, says FinTech companies must be proactive when investing in their IT infrastructure and particularly in their data storage and connectivity, […]


Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions

As remote work becomes the new, smarter normal, businessesneed to adapt their hybrid cloud strategy and modernise theirdata centre infrastructure. Dr Christopher Cooper – DCG Director,Lenovo MEA, tells Intelligent CIO Middle East, how Lenovo isdelivering supreme hyperconverged infrastructure solutions thatbest fit an organisation’s IT strategy. Lenovo is addressing the hybrid cloud strategy and modernisation of […]


Vertiv experts foresee utility-like criticality for data centres in 2021

As the world moved online seemingly overnight in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the criticality of data centres and the unrelenting reliance on them across all walks of life became an enduring storyline of the crisis. This reality will manifest in new ways in 2021 as the data centre and the information ecosystem orbiting […]


BMC Software expert on rising through seismic changes to thrive in 2025 and beyond

Rabee El Mohammadi, Area Vice President, Emerging Markets (Middle East, Africa, Turkey, Russia & CIS) at BMC Software, tells us how organisations can rise through seismic changes to thrive in 2025 and beyond. How fast is the world moving around us? At unprecedented speed. Seismic changes are bringing uncertainty and leading to fundamental shifts in […]


Interxion establishes presence in Greece with acquisition of Lamda Hellix

Interxion, a Digital Realty company and a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions, has announced it has acquired Lamda Hellix, south-eastern Europe’s leading colocation and interconnection provider. The acquisition provides Digital Realty access to one of the region’s fastest-growing markets and a gateway to an increasingly important connectivity hub.   Lamda […]


Equinix annual market study reveals pace at which COVID-19 is accelerating Digital Transformation

The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), an annual market study published by Equinix, shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has already had a dramatic effect on how businesses are planning their digital infrastructure initiatives over the next three years. According to this, the fourth volume of the report (Vol.4), digital service providers, within industries like telecommunications, cloud […]


HCL partners with Green Datacenter to help organisations accelerate Digital Transformation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has announced a new strategic partnership with Green Datacenter (Green), one of the leading providers of data centre services in Switzerland. With the DACH region being of strategic importance to HCL, this collaboration will help organisations adopt cloud technologies and improve client outcomes. Offering an end-to-end IT […]


Microsoft announces a US$1 billion Digital Transformation plan for Poland

Plan combines investments in long-term talent upskilling, strong local partnerships, support for Digital Transformation and latest cloud technology to help realise vision of ‘Polish Digital Valley’ and boost digitalisation and innovation for companies, government and citizens. Microsoft Corp. has announced a comprehensive US$1 billion investment plan to accelerate innovation and Digital Transformation in the ‘Polish […]


Cisco accelerates secure cloud adoption with launch of new WAN Edge Platform

Networking giant Cisco has announced its new Wide Area Networking (WAN) edge platform to help customers accelerate cloud adoption and deliver secure and automated connectivity to applications across cloud, data centre and Edge. A foundational piece of Cisco’s intent-based networking portfolio, the Catalyst 8000 Edge family provides customers with an innovative and high-performance routing platform. […]


Dimension Data to build massive new Johannesburg data centre

Dimension Data and its parent, Japan’s NTT, recently announced plans to build new a huge new data centre in Johannesburg. Construction on the companies’ Johannesburg 1 Data Centre has commenced, Dimension Data said in a statement. It will be located near OR Tambo International Airport and will offer diverse fibre connectivity, fully redundant power supply […]


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