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Teraco going ahead with a second data centre in Cape Town

By Staff Writer 6 May 2020

The current Corona crises might be playing havoc with the economy, but some companies are still seeing the value of investing in the future. FULL STORY >

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Opinion: Industrial automation in data centers – infrastructure of tomorrow and beyond

By Industry Contributor 7 May 2019

Bradley James, ABB Data Centers Segment Lead, explains data center automation, why it is the future, and what businesses need to know. FULL STORY >

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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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How beneficial are local cloud data centres for SA business?

By Opinion 19 February 2019

By Rectron Cloud and Software Solutions Director, Elaine Wang. FULL STORY >

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Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

By Opinion 1 October 2018

Hyperscalers currently investing in South Africa, and those planning on doing so in the future will have to take energy consumption reduction into consideration when designing their facilities. Sameer Cassim, R&D... FULL STORY >

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Nokia: Africa needs an African cloud

By Press Release 12 July 2018

For organisations in Africa to truly reap the benefits of cloud and shared data centre services, local data centres need to be developed and deployed, asserts Mohamed Abdelrehim, Head of Solutions and Business Development for Nokia in the Middle East and... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft’s Project Natick goes deeper with Phase 2

By Ryan Noik 19 June 2018

Microsoft's Project Natick, which sees data centres being placed in bodies of water, has marked a new milestone. FULL STORY >

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Teraco raises R1.2 billion in debt funding for further investment into South African data centres

By Press Release 15 March 2017

Teraco today announced that it has raised a medium term funding facility from Absa amounting to R1.2 billion. FULL STORY >

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Anglo American halves data centre floor space, improves power consumption

By Press Release 29 November 2016

Anglo American plc has consolidated three separate data rooms into one smaller, more efficient and easier to monitor data centre. This project has allowed the globally diversified mining business to reduce floor space... FULL STORY >

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Data centres in the cloud: what’s the risk to your business?

By Press Release 8 November 2016

the power of computing is moving to the cloud. You don’t need a powerful, clunky machine anymore because data is being accessed through even more powerful infrastructure built around the incredible processing power that now exists... FULL STORY >

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Revolutionising data centres

By Staff Writer 1 July 2015

Systems integrator BT-SA is revolutionising the Data Centre environment by offering a truly integrated end-to-end solution. From a small cabling company 30 years ago, BT-SA has evolved as a full-service provider that is now able to install and maintain all aspects... FULL STORY >

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Hitachi Data Systems unveils lineup of software-defined Infrastructure Solutions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 May 2015

Designed to aid with all transactional and analytical-driven workloads, Hitachi Data Systems unveils its new line-up of software-defined infrastructure solutions. FULL STORY >

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Locally versus internationally hosted data centres – making an informed decision

By Staff Writer 12 May 2015

Hosted data centres have become an increasingly appealing option given the rapidly expanding volumes of data organisations are expected to store and process, as well as the cost associated with procuring,... FULL STORY >

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Five reasons why a modern data centre strategy is needed

By Staff Writer 15 April 2015

As a new digital world emerges from the dual impact of the Nexus of Forces and the Internet of Things, the personality, structure and role of data centres will need to be changed or business agility and competitive strength will be... FULL STORY >

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Data Centres - What to look for in a partner

By Staff Writer 13 February 2015

As enterprises digitise their businesses and adopt technologies such as social media, mobility, analytics including big data, cloud and machine learning along with an increasing amount of open source, their computing needs have evolved. FULL STORY >

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