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.
US enterprise software giant Oracle has listed South Africa as one of the countries where it plans to invest in cloud data centre facilities before the end of next year.
In IBM’s vision of cloud computing, Amazon.com and Microsoft will be allies rather than rivals.
Nedbank has partnered with Microsoft to migrate components of its IT infrastructure into the cloud, the financial services company said on Monday.
South Africa is expected to be the fourth fastest-growing major IT market in the world in 2019, according to new research from consultancy Gartner.
SAP fell the most in nearly five years on signs that its $10-billion bet on cloud-based software faces headwinds, but the companies executives are adamant there is still room to grow.
When Sony unveiled a cloud gaming pact with arch rival Microsoft, it surprised the industry. Perhaps no one was more shocked than employees of Sony’s PlayStation division.