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.
In this episode of the podcast, TechCentral speaks to Standard Bank Group CIO Alpheus Mangale about its big announcement on Wednesday that it has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider.
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.