cloud computing

How Microsoft SA's new boss will steer ship

New Microsoft SA MD Lillian Barnard sees emerging tech driving the company forward, while her predecessor Zoaib Hoosen reflects on his pivotal role.


eBook: AI basics for your business

Microsoft unveils a quick guide to understanding AI, and what it can do for the business.

Oct 29, 2018

IBM to buy Red Hat for $34bn

The transaction, by far IBM's biggest acquisition, underscores CEO Ginni Rometty's efforts to expand its subscription-based software offerings.

Oct 19, 2018

Global IT spending to hit $3.8tn in 2019

The shift from ownership to service sends ripples through every segment of Gartner's IT spending outlook.

Oct 2, 2018

Is IOT the future of healthcare?

IOT has the potential to keep patients safe and healthy and to improve how physicians deliver care, says IoT.nxt.

Sep 27, 2018

White paper: The evolution of hybrid cloud management

From uncontrolled sprawl to a unified, adaptive IT services architecture.

Sep 17, 2018

AI can propel SA's economic growth rate

Correct application of artificial intelligence technologies in business heralds dramatic potential for SA's economic growth, says Accenture.

Sep 17, 2018

Channel to feel the heat after MS Azure price hike

Analysts believe the local channel will feel margin pressure as Microsoft sharply increases Azure pricing.

Sep 13, 2018

Public cloud spending to exceed $200bn in 2019

The fastest-growing segment of the market is cloud system infrastructure services, says Gartner.

Sep 5, 2018

Amazon touches $1tn, on pace to overtake Apple

The online retailer briefly joins Apple in the upper echelons, becoming the second $1 trillion publicly listed US company.

Aug 16, 2018

Cloud Computing: Can you do without it?

Cloud computing has seemingly become the silver bullet of the digital age. It has laid the foundation for new types of businesses like Uber and Airbnb to come from nowhere, to reshape industries. But does the cloud live up to the hype? Is it worth the effort for these businesses to make the switch? What are the hidden costs and threats of them moving to the cloud?

Aug 6, 2018

Liquid Telecom in fibre, cloud push

The telecommunications company is looking to drive cloud computing and fibre networks on the African continent.

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