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.
Funding up for grabs in Startupbootcamp accelerator
Africa’s corporate-start-up collaboration accelerator invites applications from the most disruptive start-ups on the continent.
Sentech offers streaming services, powered by AWS
The signal distributor is leveraging Amazon Web Services to provide streaming services to local audiences.
Cloud vendors have responsibility to comply with POPI Act
Companies must ensure third-party service providers adhere to the requirements of the POPI Act, says global privacy business expert Russell Opland.
Amazon’s billionaire CEO Jeff Bezos steps down
Jeff Bezos will transition to the role of executive chairman, and Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, will become chief executive officer of Amazon.
Explore Data Science Academy debuts online data engineering course
Africa’s largest data science academy introduces an online data engineering course amid the increasing demand for cloud computing skills.
Star Alliance Goes All-In on AWS to Invent the Next Era of Air Travel
Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, is going all-in on AWS, moving all of its IT infrastructure to the world’s leading cloud to reduce costs, enhance performance, and become a more agile company in the cloud. Star Alliance is working with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) – an AWS Partner Network Premier Consulting Partner – to migrate all of its data, platforms, and business-critical applications to AWS and close its data centers, which will reduce its infrastructure total cost of ownership by 25%.
AWS and Arm Demonstrate Production-Scale Electronic Design Automation in the Cloud
Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Arm, a global leader in semiconductor design and silicon intellectual property development and licensing, will leverage AWS for its cloud use, including the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads.
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.