Cable connecting SA, Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar goes live
The 3 200km METISS submarine cable connects Mauritius with Africa and the world via Emtel’s points of presence in Johannesburg and Durban.
Absa partners AWS to launch cloud skills incubator
The initiative will equip more than 1 500 staff across the bank’s African operations with advanced cloud computing skills this year.
Data protection, data availability across leading cloud platforms
Veritas NetBackup v9 addresses the need to protect and manage data more efficiently.
DiData cements cloud investment with Acacia acquisition
Dimension Data acquires Amazon cloud implementation partner Acacia Cloud Solutions, to fast-track delivery of cloud managed services.
InterSystems IRIS data platform available as managed service for AWS
InterSystems' managed service will handle the performance, security, availability and operations of a customer’s InterSystems environment deployed in the AWS infrastructure.
Gigamon unveils Hawk
Hawk is the industry’s first elastic visibility fabric for all data-in-motion, and it closes the critical cloud visibility gap.
Sentech offers streaming services, powered by AWS
The signal distributor is leveraging Amazon Web Services to provide streaming services to local audiences.
AWS CEO takes aim at tech ‘old guard’
During the company’s ninth annual re:Invent conference, Andy Jassy announced a slew of new products targeting Microsoft and Oracle.
Shunned by Microsoft, EOH forges new software partnerships
EOH moves on after the cancellation of its lucrative Microsoft contract and is courting global tech giants such as Salesforce and Amazon Web Services.
Commvault simplifies hybrid cloud disaster recovery
Commvault now has DR automation for Microsoft Azure and AWS within zones or across regions, along with simple cross-cloud migration support.
Factors undermining SA's self-learning digital skills development
AWS is focused on expanding cloud skills across Africa, offering training programmes available for online self-paced learning.