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.
Microsoft plans to spend more than R1.4-billion over five years to open its first development centres in Africa to work with local partners and governments, as well as hire engineering talent.
Weeks after announcing a comprehensive cloud computing deal with Amazon Web Services, Standard Bank said it has signed a strategic partnership with AWS rival Microsoft.
Amazon.com confirmed on Thursday what has been a slowly evolving financial picture. It is now a company that is more profitable than it has been in years, but the supercharged growth is gone.
Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, have found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com’s cloud computing servers.
Standard Bank Group said on Wednesday that it has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider as it shifts various production workloads, including its customer-facing platforms, to the cloud.