cloud computing

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.


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.


Public cloud spending to exceed $200bn in 2019

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

5 Sep

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.

Jul 26, 2018

Cape Town sees expanding Amazon presence

Amazon ups the ante in its regional battle with cloud computing rival Microsoft, as it hires more staff and readies to move into a new office building.


Boost for SA's cloud computing skills pipeline

Amazon Web Services establishes partnerships with local institutions of higher learning to make its cloud computing course part of the curriculum.

Jul 3, 2018

Cloud at the heart of next-gen technology

Initially cloud was about boosting efficiency and lowering costs, but now it is becoming a platform to drive innovation and transformation, says Richard Vester, Group Executive for the EOH Cloud division.

Jun 27, 2018

Taking advantage of multi-cloud

Large enterprises are looking to move complex and enterprise-wide workloads to the cloud, which has seen a rise in multi-cloud adoption, says Richard Vester, group executive for the cloud division of EOH.

Jun 5, 2018

Application infrastructure and middleware spend grows worldwide

Digital business models that harness technology trends such as cloud computing, IOT, and AI is boosting this market: Gartner.

May 30, 2018

Aura secures R2m funding from HAVA'IC

The start-up says it will use this to further develop its cloud-based home security platform.