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Cisco helps automate Experian’s worldwide data centres

Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) will serve as the foundation for Experian’s data centres and colocation sites around the globe. With a standardised, integrated network architecture, Experian will be able to consistently deploy, manage and secure applications across dozens of regionally distributed computing sites. Recently named one of Forbes’ Top 100 ‘World’s Most Innovative […]


Siemon partners with IDC for cloud and data centre roadshow series

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced it is partnering with International Data Corporation (IDC), a global leader in the provision of market intelligence, ICT events and advisory services, as part of a roadshow of events tailored for data centre professionals. The Cloud and Datacenter Roadshow takes place in eight strategically selected cities, […]


Node4 launches new service for Microsoft Azure to reap cloud benefits

Node4, the cloud, data centre and communications provider, has launched N4Stack, a range of services enabling Microsoft Azure users to move to a highly automated Infrastructure as Code (IaC) model across data operations, DevOps, security and SysOps functions. N4Stack will integrate Azure SQL, CosmosDB, Azure Active Directory and more to provide customers with a seamless […]


MDXi joins data centre leaders to discuss digital transformation

MDX has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. An ACG Research report estimates that caching content locally in a metro with a population of around one million can lead to a 50% cost reduction over the long-haul […]


Data centre opens doors to national and international customers

Kenya’s first carrier neutral co-location data centre has opened its doors to national and international customers. Icolo.io partnered with Siemon to equip the new facility with state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions. With an approximate population of 180 million people, East Africa has seen tremendous growth in Internet and mobile phone adoption in recent years. This […]


Innovative security solutions for the modern data centres

Troye is now offering an innovative security solution for the modern data centre by combining the benefits of Citrix SD-WAN and ZScaler Cloud Security. The company has launched an holistic solution that provide cost effective and highly available WAN, securing branch Internet traffic, enabling compliance with corporate content and access policies. Complete with Internet user […]


AWS Direct Connect now live at South African data centre Teraco

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect is now live in South Africa and located at Africa’s only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco. AWS Direct Connect enables clients to directly connect to their AWS resources in an AWS region. The service is accessible via a direct cross-connect within Teraco or from the Teraco Cloud Exchange platform […]


Six Degrees expands data centre presence into Ark Data Centre

Leading managed service provider Six Degrees, through its public-sector division, Carrenza, has expanded its UK data centre presence to offer even more secure, compliant, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) services to public sector customers. To facilitate this offering, Six Degrees has opened two new availability zones in government-accredited Ark Data Centres in Corsham and Farnborough, in close proximity […]


Equinix and Omantel agree to build new Equinix data centre in Oman

Equinix Inc, the global interconnection and data centre company, and the Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) have announced they have entered into a joint venture to deliver data centre and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East through the development of a new network-dense data centre that will be located in Barka, near Muscat. This […]


Data centre provider to invest R1bn with expansion of JB1 campus

In its largest infrastructure build project to date, Africa’s only neutral data centre provider has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus. Increased demand for additional data centre capacity is being driven by cloud uptake and enterprise organisations wanting to access the Teraco platform. The expansion will occur in two phases. Phase […]


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