From gut-based to data-driven, decision-making transformed by COVID-19

Every company is now a ‘data’ business, as it really boils down to using its insights to improve decision-making and drive business value, says Datacentrix's Shakeel Jhazbhay .


SASSA prioritises other govt databases for future checks and balances

The South African Social Security Agency looks to tap into the databases of other government departments as it intensifies its fraud prevention and zero tolerance measures.


Datacentrix facilitates smooth sailing for Zutari data centre relocation

The engineering firm relocated its data centre, including storage area network, storage and server infrastructure, following the organisation’s move of its head office to Newlands, Pretoria.


Commvault unveils latest enhancements for containers

Metallic VM & Kubernetes Backup provides simple and scalable SaaS data protection for containers and is part of Metallic’s hybrid cloud data protection portfolio, which doubles Commvault’s portfolio of unique BaaS solutions.


The rise of the data engineer

The IT industry is seeing a great deal of focus on the role of the data engineer, where understanding cloud and big data engineering technologies is critical.


Delivering in an ‘as a service’ world

When deciding which cloud services to offer, a good place to start is business challenge mapping, says Jason Sharp, director for cloud and hosting at First Distribution.


Fujitsu PRIMERGY Server demonstrates world record performance

The PRIMERGY RX4770 M6 achieved top results for the fastest data load, the highest number of query executions per hour, and the shortest runtime for complex query phases.


Mega SA data centre investments to continue

Companies are aggressively increasing investments in data centre infrastructure in anticipation of increased demand in cloud and hosted services, say analysts.


Dell PowerStore meets digital transformation challenges

The storage infrastructure platform addresses the challenges of the data era.


Webinar: The future of cloud computing

VMware's Dave Funnell will present a keynote entitled ‘The successful cloud’ during a webinar on 10 November.

3 Nov

Don’t be afraid to move away from legacy applications

Native cloud apps are the way to go, says Gavin Ramsay, AWS brand manager at First Distribution.


Teraco pumps R4bn into Africa’s largest data centre project

The company starts the construction of a new hyperscale data centre, with 38MW of critical power load, in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg.