Amazon Web Services said on Wednesday that Old Mutual has struck a wide-ranging deal with the South African financial services group to shift a large portion of its IT workload to the cloud.
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Eskom on Wednesday began a series of scheduled rolling blackouts, the first in seven months, as a shortage of supply meant there wasn’t enough electricity being produced to meet demand.
Eskom said on Wednesday that it will implement stage-2 load shedding from 9am on Wednesday, with outages likely to continue until 11pm.
A major fire broke out at MultiChoice’s head office in Randburg on Tuesday afternoon, though the situation was reportedly quickly brought under control. The building was evacuated.
INX-ZA’s Johannesburg Internet Exchange is getting a major upgrade to its backbone after Dark Fibre Africa donated high-speed fibre between the Isando and Parklands Internet exchange points.
A panel of experts under the leadership of the CSIR has submitted a proposal to declare eMalahleni, Klerksdorp and Beaufort West as preferred locations for wind and solar photovoltaic power projects.
A report on Tuesday suggested China Mobile may be about to swoop to the rescue of embattled mobile operator Cell C. Telkom is also rumoured to be circling.
Blockchain technologies, on which cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are based, will take up to 10 years before they have a transformational impact, analyst firm Gartner said on Tuesday.
MTN South Africa has launched embedded Sim technology for postpaid customers. The eSim technology is available on the Samsung Galaxy Watch (42mm variant), it said on Tuesday.