Cloud Computing

Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

Can the digital economy decrease Africa’s inequality?

By Tonny Tugee As our nascent digital economy emerges, we have seen signs that enormous possibilities exist for it to reduce the many divides in our society. From the education gap and a shortage of technological and technical skills to poor ICT access in rural areas, the digital economy has the potential to help bridge […]
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Nick Durrant: New business opportunities with data analytics

Data-driven organisations are in a better position to make better strategic decisions to increase operational efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately higher revenues. They are far more likely to acquire and retain customers. Data and analytics is disrupting traditional business models and ecosystems, helping modern organisations remain competitive. It provides business leaders with the insights […]
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The future of cloud computing - moving at the speed of business

The future of cloud computing: moving at the speed of business

There’s been a definite shift around the discussion about the cloud in Africa. Businesses now accept that the future of organising, processing and presenting their data is in the cloud. And with services like cloud-based email, many companies are already using this innovative technology – whether they realise it or not. The conversation has changed […]
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Compfix Data rebrands to Evail to offer cyber security services

Data Management Company, Compfix Data Limited has rebranded to Evail as it seeks to position itself as the most trusted data solutions brand in East Africa. The firm seeks to increase its portfolio offering as it ventures into offering cybersecurity and business continuity solutions. Previously, the company has been offering IT solutions including Data recovery, […]
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SEACOM: Powering Africa’s digital economy

Tony Tugee, Managing Director SEACOM sees increased data usage, a changing world and markets that will be disrupted by new technologies. By Brian Yatich The world is overflowing with information. Every day, humans generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Reports, selfies, streaming TV’s, text messages, high definition videos and data visuals are some of the […]
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Workonline launches Remote Cloud Connect solution in Africa

Workonline Communications, a global network service provider, has launched Remote Cloud Connect, facilitating access to cloud services for Workonline customers over a dedicated Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) service. This low latency cloud solution enables customers to connect to leading cloud services such as AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure Express Route, Google Cloud, Oracle and IBM […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken The Techazon Within” focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. AWIT seeks to provide a platform for advancing the careers […]
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