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Enterprises in SA have come to accept that moving to the cloud is inevitable, said George Etheredge. SA cloud market worth $140m 21 Jul 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
Enterprises in SA have come to accept that moving to the cloud is inevitable, said George Etheredge.
21 Jul 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

The cloud services market in SA is in a growth phase, said Frost & Sullivan.

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Because Africa is a continent and not a country - you cannot standardise how data centres are built in this region, says Standard Bank's Gerhard Nel. Africa data centre market faces challenges 21 Jul 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
Because Africa is a continent and not a country - you cannot standardise how data centres are built in this region, says Standard Bank's Gerhard Nel.
21 Jul 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

Many African countries are trying to develop new infrastructure to cater for massive data growth, says Standard Bank.

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Cloud obscured the storage horizon 10 Aug 2016 - by Ben Kelly
Mike Rees, territory account manager for South Africa, Commvault.
10 Aug 2016 - by Ben Kelly

Local companies not embracing cloud for storage, but business demands are putting strain on resources.

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Prolabs launch. Prolabs invests in the data centre 8 Aug 2016 - by hardware.com
Prolabs launch.
8 Aug 2016 - by hardware.com

The vendor offers multi-coded transceivers - a single unit that supports multiple vendors. [Local rep: Hardware.com]

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Google's AI cuts data centre power consumption 21 Jul 2016 - by Michelle Avenant
21 Jul 2016 - by Michelle Avenant

The tech giant is reducing unnecessary power consumption in its data centres using algorithms from its AI company, DeepMind.

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Whitepaper: Pure Storage - How Flash changes everything. How flash changes everything 21 Jul 2016 - by Staff Writer
Whitepaper: Pure Storage - How Flash changes everything.
21 Jul 2016 - by Staff Writer

Flash memory resolves issues around the costs and capacity of hard drive performance.

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Slower revenue growth at Intel's data centre business overshadows a better-than-expected quarterly profit. Intel reports slow growth, strong profit 21 Jul 2016 - by Reuters
Slower revenue growth at Intel's data centre business overshadows a better-than-expected quarterly profit.
21 Jul 2016 - by Reuters

Slower revenue growth at the company's data centre business overshadows a better-than-expected quarterly profit.

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Scott Dietzen. This is your father's storage industry, but not for long 21 Jul 2016 - by Scott Dietzen
Scott Dietzen.
21 Jul 2016 - by Scott Dietzen

There has been little impetus for enterprise storage solutions to innovate - until now, says Scott Dietzen, Director, Emerging Markets, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Pure Storage.

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Make way for VAS: the era of VM-aware storage 20 Jul 2016 - by Claudio Polla
20 Jul 2016 - by Claudio Polla

VM-aware storage that provides VM-level management capabilities is essential for virtual environments, says Claudio Polla, regional manager, Middle East Africa at Tintri. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited]

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Mellanox enhances cloud efficiency with 25Gb/s Ethernet connectivity 19 Jul 2016 - by icomm
19 Jul 2016 - by icomm

The company has announced the availability of Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25 Gigabit Ethernet adapters. [Local rep: Networks Unlimited]

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What is the best data centre solution? 18 Jul 2016 - by Staff Writer
18 Jul 2016 - by Staff Writer

A hybrid approach enables IT organisations to quickly deploy new services while keeping developments in-house, says Alcatel-Lucent.

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Vodacom this morning suffered data connectivity issues which left subscribers in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga offline. Vodacom suffers data outage 15 Jul 2016 - by Admire Moyo
Vodacom this morning suffered data connectivity issues which left subscribers in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga offline.
15 Jul 2016 - by Admire Moyo

The mobile network operator has resolved connectivity issues experienced by customers this morning.

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IRI among the '100 Companies that matter most in data' 6 Jul 2016 - by Global Research Partners
6 Jul 2016 - by Global Research Partners

Database Trends and Applications magazine counted IRI among the companies best addressing changes in the market.

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In-house storage gives benefit of more control whereas outsource storage does have an element of more flexibility to it. Is non-relevant data creeping into your storage capacity? 5 Jul 2016 - by Suzanne Franco
In-house storage gives benefit of more control whereas outsource storage does have an element of more flexibility to it.
5 Jul 2016 - by Suzanne Franco

The business value of data is critical to an organisation's storage strategy.

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Smart metering PDUs help companies better manage, monitor data centres 5 Jul 2016 - by Anticlockwise
5 Jul 2016 - by Anticlockwise

Netshield SA has introduced cloud or network managed Smart Zero U Power Distribution Units to its energy smart product portfolio.

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Paul Phillips, regional director, UK, Ireland and South Africa at Nutanix. The hyper-converged data centre 4 Jul 2016 - by Kirsten Doyle
Paul Phillips, regional director, UK, Ireland and South Africa at Nutanix.
4 Jul 2016 - by Kirsten Doyle

For South Africa to be able to truly benefit from hyper-convergence, the reliance on business silos needs to be broken, says Nutanix.

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DRAAS is increasingly being seen as a cost-effective way to further strengthen and diversify existing disaster recovery capabilities, says BT's Kevin Krige. Disaster-recovery-as-a-service use to grow in SA 30 Jun 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa
DRAAS is increasingly being seen as a cost-effective way to further strengthen and diversify existing disaster recovery capabilities, says BT's Kevin Krige.
30 Jun 2016 - by Regina Pazvakavambwa

Companies are turning to cloud-based disaster recovery solutions because traditional models are becoming increasingly unsustainable, say experts.

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Storage in a flash 29 Jun 2016 - by Staff Writer
29 Jun 2016 - by Staff Writer

Flash memory remains one of the key technological advances when it comes to the datacentre.

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NetApp Ranked #2 in worldwide all flash array market share for Q1 2016 27 Jun 2016 - by Hill+Knowlton Strategies
27 Jun 2016 - by Hill+Knowlton Strategies

It achieved this status in the worldwide all flash array market share for Q1 2016.

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Kevin Krige, Advise Compute, BT Global Services SSA. CIOs embrace digital transformation 22 Jun 2016 - by Kirsten Doyle
Kevin Krige, Advise Compute, BT Global Services SSA.
22 Jun 2016 - by Kirsten Doyle

By 2018, research predicts that at least half of IT spending will be on cloud-based services, says BT.

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