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IFC backs WIOCC Group expansion with US$30m investment

Investment to support WIOCC Group’s continued rollout of terrestrial fibre-optic networks, in new subsea cables, and open-access core and edge datacentre infrastructure.
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Fibre firms DFA, Vumatel now Maziv companies

CIVH unveils fibre parent company identity amidst substantial market performance increase.

African Tech Voices: The business value of modern Hyperconverged Infrastructure

The global HCI Market is expected to grow from US$ 7.8-billion in 2020 to US$ 27.1-billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 28.1% as per, says Tony Bartlett, Director Data Centre Compute Solutions at Dell Technologies South Africa.

Pressure on SA SecOps teams mounts as need for real-time XDR grows

Research by Trellix shows less than 40% of SA Security Operations professionals (SecOps) are confident in their ability to adapt to new online threats.

KB4-CON EMEA to focus on strengthening the human firewall

KnowBe4’s second annual KB4-CON conference for EMEA gets under way next month, with a focus on the weakest link in the security chain – humans.

Microsoft, AfDB partner to help Africa’s youth scale into business

Utilising the Bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks (YEIB), the partnership will scale up technical and financial support for young entrepreneurs.

Majority of MEA businesses plan to invest more in tech to boost CX

84% of respondents to SAS survey say they will leverage technology to improve customer experience.

Mukuru, WeThinkCode team up to support women in tech

Financial services platform joins coding and tech training organisation to host women-only hackathon.

Africa has voice on Binance Global Advisory Board

Ibukun Awosika from Nigeria and South African Leslie Maasdorp are part of the initiative to support sustainable development of blockchain technology.

SA data science recruitment start-up to address UN

Zindi is scheduled to lead a session at the 8th edition of the UN Science Summit.

BCX pens deal with Alibaba Cloud to cover South Africa

The two parties confirmed an exclusive distribution contract to grant BCX exclusive rights and authority to distribute Alibaba Cloud’s products.

Siemon deep dives into the value of the datacentre in Africa’s data-centric market

Global network infrastructure specialist Siemon launches new Data Centre Industry Insight Series to provide industry professionals with information and perspective.