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24 Mar

IBM supercomputer to help find COVID-19 cure

A newly formed global consortium will use IBM’s powerful supercomputer, the POWER9-based Summit, to help fight COVID-19.


AWS commits $20m to coronavirus fight

The AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative aims to accelerate COVID-19 diagnostics, research and testing.

16 Mar

Sophos webinar: Seven best practices for securing cloud

The use of multi-cloud affects security in a number of ways and organisations need to know what measures to take to avert threats, says Sophos.


AWS makes BEE gains, dangles R365m to SA’s SMEs

The company opens applications for local SMEs to apply for its multimillion-rand equity equivalent investment programme.

Feb 26, 2020

Poly announces integration of Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business with Polycom Trio, and Amazon Alexa with Plantronics Voyager 4200 UC headsets

By leveraging AWS, Poly can offer crisp visuals and clear audio across multiple business ecosystems and devices, so that our users can focus on communication, and not the technology.


AWS exec cautions cloud-native start-ups on security

Automating security tasks through the cloud enables start-ups to be more secure by reducing human configuration errors, says AWS’s Steven Bryen.


Africa’s cloud appetite a boost for its ICT sector

Africa Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz lauds the influx of global cloud providers on the continent, noting this will benefit the ICT sector.

Feb 13, 2020

Google Anthos gains traction across the globe

Global enterprises report gains from using the multi-cloud application management platform, says Google Cloud’s Jonathan Frankel.

Jan 23, 2020

iOCO achieves AWS End-User Computing Competency status

iOCO is one of the first AWS Partner Network Partners in Sub-Saharan Africa to achieve Amazon Web Services End-User Computing Competency status.

Jan 15, 2020

Oracle talks up new SA data centres

The US-based enterprise software giant says its new local cloud regions will deliver high performance and new experiences to local firms.

Jan 13, 2020

Cloud ‘land grab’ to descend on SA this year

With multinational companies planning to open data centre facilities locally, the country is set to witness intense competition in the cloud space.

Jan 8, 2020

GovChat keeps 50m citizens connected

The Synthesis mandate was to design and build a cloud-based platform that offered chatbot-driven capabilities to capture and report on citizen-reported issues.

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