Africa must focus on datacentres to reach its digital potential

We must start with putting money into building datacentres across the continent says Jonathan Duncan, Vice President - IT Division – Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric.

Dell announces Project APEX to simplify cloud , IT services management

Company details Cloud Console, a new online platform to deliver ‘Everything-as-a-Service’ model.

Orange, AWS announce customer cloud collaboration

Orange now part of the AWS Channel Reseller Program, and a dedicated Cloud Centre of Excellence will be built on AWS.

Connectivity matchmaker Pindrop adopts Infobip’s WhatsApp Business API solution

Staff can now interrogate the Pindrop systems and report on the connectivity options available to them at their locations. This engagement can be managed centrally.

Africa Data Centres Nairobi-based datacentre secures Tier III certification

Uptime Institute’s Tier Standard is the globally recognised standard for datacentre reliability and overall performance.
19 Nov

Delivering on the promise of HCI

Remote working has become part of the fabric of society, and HCI is a critical enabler to help facilitate this.

Arifu-SOMO educational partnership adopts Infobip’s WhatsApp Business API solution to train entrepreneurs in Africa

Infobip has delivered a WhatsApp for Business API solution to a Kenya-based educational partnership – Arifu-SOMO.
17 Nov

South Africa: Telviva completes buy-out of AnD Communications

Deal expected to enable Telviva to extend the benefit of cloud-based communications services to companies looking to migrate from premise-based systems.

It’s time to reset the lens through which we view skills

We still have a long way to go before we reach a critical mass of digital skills to be considered a competitive outsourcing hub says Martin Ndlovu, Skills Programme Manager, Microsoft 4Afrika.
17 Nov

Infobip announces US$300m acquisition of OpenMarket

Deal accelerates global cloud communications firm’s path to over US$1-billion in run rate revenue.

Solutions brief: MVISION Device-to-Cloud Security Suites

Neutralise cyber attacks and better protect your organisation with McAfee Device-to-Cloud Suites.
16 Nov

Axiz expands reach, footprint of Nutanix solutions

Cloud management simplicity, modern database management and multi-cloud management are extended to customers across Africa.