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Hetzner ‘deeply distressed’ by data breach

Hetzner South Africa CEO Hans Wencke has apologised to customers affected by the data breach on the company’s systems this week, saying it is “deeply distressed” by the incident. On Wednesday, the data

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Hetzner hacked, customer details compromised

A key database operated by large South African data centre operator and website hosting service provider Hetzner has been hacked, and the company is advising clients to change their passwords immediately. Hetzner, which is based

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Hetzner joins peering at NAPAfrica

One of South Africa’s largest Web hosting companies, Hetzner, is now peering with Internet service providers, telecommunications operators and content distribution networks at Teraco’s NAPAfrica network peering facility in Isando. Hetzner, which hosts

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Jo’burg Internet exchange gets second site

Hetzner’s data centre in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, is the site for an extension of the Johannesburg Internet Exchange, Internet exchange operator INX-ZA said on Monday. It’s the first time that Jinx has been expanded beyond its

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Fire at Mxit offices

A fire broke out at Mxit’s offices in Stellenbosch early this morning. The fire started at 2am on Wednesday. Mxit chief financial officer Richard Newton said the fire was the result of an electrical fault. “There was a fair amount of smoke damage that

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TalkCentral: Ep 123 – ‘MWC in review’

It’s Mobile World Congress time again, and your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about some of the highlights, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge as well as the HTC M9 and the HTC Vive. Also on the show this week

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Fire in data centre facility contained

Due to the rapid response of Cape Town firefighters, a blaze at the Great Westerford Building in Rondebosch, which houses data centres belonging to Teraco and Hetzner, has been contained, Teraco said on Thursday afternoon. “The fire occurred on the roof

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Fire menaces Teraco, Hetzner data centres

A fire is menacing two of the country’s biggest data centre operators. Teraco and Hetzner on Thursday confirmed that the building in which their Cape Town data centres is housed was on fire on Thursday. “We are in contact with the fire department

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