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BUI makes cloud migration simpler with a dedicated business solution

By Press Release 8 March 2019

Microsoft’s newly launched Africa Hyperscale Cloud Data Centres open up a world of possibilities for South African enterprises – and BUI is ready to be a leading cloud-migration partner. FULL STORY >

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Interview - The impact of Microsoft’s data centres on businesses and the country

By Ryan Noik 7 March 2019

In the wake of yesterday’s announcement about Microsoft’s new data centers going live, we sat down with the MD of Microsoft South Africa, Lillian Barnard, and Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president of Azure... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft opens new data centres, details investment programme

By Ryan Noik 6 March 2019

It has been a while coming, but Microsoft’s new enterprise grade Azure Cloud regions in Johannesburg and Cape Town were officially announced today at their headquarters in Bryanston along with the details of an investment... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft announces initiative to crowdsource AI ideas

By Ryan Noik 25 January 2019

Microsoft’s latest effort to bolster artificial intelligence is a Make Your Wish initiative, which invites people to submit their hopes for how AI might improve their lives. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft South Africa announces new MD

By Ryan Noik 14 January 2019

Microsoft South Africa announced today that Lillian Barnard will be taking over the reigns as MD from the 1 March, following the resignation of Zoaib Hoosen. FULL STORY >

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Interview: How SMEs can increase their efficiencies and compete more effectively

By Ryan Noik 21 December 2018

Maureen Mansour Khoury, the senior product marketing manager for Dynamics 365 at Microsoft Middle East & Africa, explains how Business Central can help SMEs thrive in 2019. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Hackathon puts using AI for good into practise

By Ryan Noik 18 December 2018

Microsoft rounded off the year by holding a two day hackathon at its offices in Bryanston, showing how artificial intelligence be used in apps to address social issues. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft and research lab joint venture enable genomics research to take a leap forward

By Ryan Noik 2 November 2018

Microsoft and the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR) unveiled a joint project at an event in Cape Town this week, detailing how how cloud is being used to advance healthcare in Africa. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Are your Employees or your Tech slowing down your business?

By Opinion 28 September 2018

When it comes to IT within a large business environment, it’s important to look at it in a multi-dimensional way. Colin Baumgart, Microsoft South Africa’s Consumer and Device Sales Director, explains. FULL STORY >

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Artificial Intelligence joins the war on cancer

By Ryan Noik 27 August 2018

Forget for a moment, the doomsday scenario of artificial intelligence (AI) stomping out human life as we know it. Rather, it’s cancerous tumours that should be fearing for their existence. FULL STORY >

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Minecraft Education Edition comes to iPad

By Staff Writer 24 August 2018

With some Minecraft players of a few years back now heavily invested in Fortnite, it’s not to say that the Minecraft wheel is grinding to a halt. FULL STORY >

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IoT ready to make its mark

By Ryan Noik 23 August 2018

At the recent AI day held by Microsoft, beyond discussing artificial intelligence itself, another important technology was explored more fully, that of the Internet of Things (IoT). FULL STORY >

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AI ushers in a whole new world of solutions

By Ryan Noik 16 August 2018

At Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) day yesterday, one of the things that quickly became clear is the role that AI has to play in addressing some of the more pressing issues of our time. FULL STORY >

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New video from Microsoft unpacks the importance of technology to South Africans

By Ryan Noik 27 July 2018

In the wake of Nelson Mandela day, Microsoft has released an eye opening video that shows clearly the impact of technology on rural South Africans. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Why ethics must be at the heart of AI

By Opinion 19 July 2018

Zoaib Hoosen, Managing Director, Microsoft, explains why ethics is essential in the march forward to implementing artificial intelligence (AI). FULL STORY >

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