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How far will Edge Computing be the biggest driver of new data centres?

For this month’s Editor’s Question we have put the focus on Edge Computing, following research carried out by Business Critical Solutions (BCS), which found that half of respondents said they believed that Edge Computing would be the biggest driver of new data centres. The Summer Report, now in its 10th year, was undertaken by independent […]


Emirates Steel accelerates digital roadmap with Commvault

Commvault, a global enterprise software leader in the management of data for cloud and on-premises environments, has announced that Emirates Steel has implemented Commvault HyperScale to support its digitalisation ambitions and safeguard its manufacturing operations. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Emirates Steel is wholly government owned. At full capacity, its 11 plants produce 3.5 million tons of […]


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 […]


Arcserve unveils new unified data protection solution

Arcserve LLC, a Nutanix partner and leading data protection provider has showcased its new version of Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP),  at Nutanix’s annual .NEXT Americas conference. Arcserve UDP is powered by heterogeneous, image-based technology designed to remove the multiple points of failure typically introduced into infrastructures through a piecemeal approach to data backup and […]


Why sovereign public cloud is a game changer for the UK public sector and its citizens

Chris Huggett, Senior Vice President, EMEA and India at Sungard AS, tells us how public cloud is creating new opportunities for digitisation due to the amount of data the public sector holds within the UK. The effects could be extremely positive on society if the data is exercised to its full potential. Spending £100 million […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Veeam expert discusses backing up the always-on enterprise

Mohamad Rizk, Manager system Engineers, Middle East at Veeam, draws attention to the importance of World Backup Day and makes business leaders question whether their backup and recovery strategy is reliable and serves their business needs. World Backup Day 2019 was celebrated on the March 31. The concept of backups is controvertible for businesses with […]


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