Author: Routed

Colocation users growing. ISPs and cloud providers are getting on board due to the huge growth in fibre connectivity and the shift to work from home after the pandemic lockdown. But is it right for everyone? asks Andrew Cruise, MD of VMware Cloud provider Routed.  Colocation facilities (colo), where businesses can rent space and power for servers and other computing hardware, are mushrooming in South Africa....

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The benefits of cloud are clear: increased agility and efficiency, longer-term hardware efficacy, and greater security are just some of the perks. Why, then, has everyone not yet moved their operations to cloud? “Eliminating traditional infrastructure is a major undertaking,” says Andrew Cruise, MD of VMware Cloud provider Routed. “And with all the cloud options available today, decision-making has become more complex.” With all the noise out...

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Routed, Africa’s pioneer cloud platform, has earned Gold status in the Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) program. The company is now one of the select cloud providers to offer its customers Veeam-powered solutions to build reliable, enterprise-grade Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offerings.   Veeam Software, the leader in backup, recovery and data management solutions that deliver Modern Data...

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Cloud is a hot topic, with seemingly everyone making the change to cloud. But the numbers don’t add up. What’s happening behind the scenes? In a recent survey by large-scale tech learning platform O’Reilly, 90% of respondents said their organisations are using cloud, and 30% said they’re fully cloud native. This makes it clear why ‘cloud’ is the buzzword on every IT leader’s lips. Seemingly, if...

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Moving To The Cloud

If the pandemic taught us one thing, it’s that remote work is a viable alternative to large, expensive offices and IT infrastructure and hardware. “Many South African businesses have slashed their office space after realising that they could save money while still being fully operational remotely,” says Andrew Cruise, Managing Director of vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed. And though only around 5% of the South African enterprise...

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