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Cloud spending soars in SA, Nigeria and Kenya

The adoption of cloud computing has soared in the three main markets in sub-Saharan Africa in the past five years, but South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria are using the technology very differently, according to new

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 201 – ‘Jingle Bells’

In the penultimate episode of TalkCentral for 2017, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg delve into the week’s big technology news, including Amazon Web Services’ deal with Teraco. Also this week, they look at Asher Bohbot’s

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AWS Direct Connect now available through Teraco

Amazon Web Services’ Direct Connect product is now available through Teraco’s JB1 and CT1 data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Teraco said on Wednesday the product provides customers with direct access to AWS

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Amazon says it may build SA data centres

Amazon Web Services, the cloud division of Amazon.com, may build data centres in South Africa, according to a report published on Sunday. The company plans to switch on an “AWS Direct Connect” service in Johannesburg and Cape Town this

In-depth
For Amazon, being number one has a price

Amazon.com has reminded investors that luring shoppers away from stores and dominating the cloud computing industry isn’t cheap. The company on Thursday forecast a potential quarterly loss for the first time in

World
Amazon powers through $1 000/share

Amazon.com’s shares topped US$1 000 for the first time on Tuesday, marking a new milestone for a company wooing investors by dominating online commerce and cloud computing. Amazon shares hit $1 001,20 in New York

Podcasts
Podcast | Behind Microsoft’s big SA investment

In the wake of the significant news this week that Microsoft will open two Azure data centre facilities in South Africa, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sat down with Jon Tullett, research manager for IT services for Africa at research

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