SA’s thriving data centre industry leads to widening skills gap
The growing local data centre industry fuels demand for cloud skills, resulting in increasing desperation to fill the widening skills gap, say analysts.
Teraco gets R2.5bn loan funding for data centre construction
The data centre solutions provider signs a multibillion-rand loan funding deal, which it says will play a crucial role in data centre construction and job-creation.
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.
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.
Setback in Opera’s South African data centre plans
The company is delaying the launch of its data centre in South Africa because of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Is cloud computing really a ‘pot of gold’ at the end of a rainbow?
Once the biggest perceived disadvantages are considered and negated, there is no denying that cloud computing is the way of the future.
DiData sheds more light on upcoming data centre launch
The data centre design is based on tier three standards, will be constructed in two phases, and will deliver a total of 6 000sqm of IT space and 12MW of IT load.
EXCLUSIVE: DiData to ‘imminently’ launch data centres in SA
The systems integrator, in partnership with its parent company NTT, is set to open data centres in Johannesburg.
Can data centres ever be cool?
Keeping servers cool enough to handle heavy modern workloads requires out-of-the-box thinking.
Reawakening the data centre giant in Telkom
As competition in SA’s telecoms space heats up, Telkom believes its data centre infrastructure will give the company an edge.
AWS lights up Cape data centre region to rival Microsoft in SA
US-based tech giant Amazon Web Services has announced the opening of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region.