Google is getting into gaming in a serious way. The company on Tuesday unveiled a new game streaming service called Stadia that marks a major new foray into the $180-billion industry.
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Nvidia has agreed to buy chip maker Mellanox Technologies for US$6.9-billion, gaining expertise to help it push into the growing market for data centre components.
Microsoft has officially launched two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, one in Cape Town and the other in Johannesburg, after the software giant missed an earlier deadline of December 2018 to take the facilities live.
Huawei said on Tuesday that its Cloud offering is now available in South Africa.
One of the world’s biggest website hosting providers, GoDaddy, will launch in South Africa next month.
Huawei is preparing for a March launch for its cloud data services in Africa, it said on Wednesday.
Microsoft is right not to rush the launch of two Azure data centres in South Africa, because if problems crop up it could tarnish the company’s reputation among local customers, according to International Data Corp.
Despite many South African companies still using on-premise data centres, it is expected that hybrid cloud adoption will increase significantly in the next few years.
Microsoft has missed a self-imposed deadline to launch two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, one in Johannesburg and the other in Cape Town. But the company has promised they’re coming this year.
Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions said on Wednesday that it is investing half a billion rand in a new, state-of-the-art data centre facility in Johannesburg.