Author: Routed

Cloud uptake shifts in South African enterprise sector

Andrew Cruise, MD, Routed, a vendor neutral provider of cloud infrastructure, says that while there is an increase in cloud adoption within the enterprise, there is a shift in how these organisations are choosing to engage.   “While the RightScale State of the Cloud report states that hybrid cloud is a dominant enterprise strategy, locally we are seeing the sector shifting from being ‘all-in’ with a hyperscaler...

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ACS transforms DR with VMware and Routed

ACS, a division of Altron that provides secure data hosting and networking for not only the Altron Group of companies but also external customers across South Africa, has strengthened its partnership with VMware Cloud Provider partner Routed to enhance its current disaster recovery (DR) offering with a more scalable and efficient cloud-based solution.   “We provide the secure hosting of transactional data as well as applications which...

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If you build it, they will come: cloud demand increases

Vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed, says that four years ago the development of the local cloud landscape was still in its infancy. Managing Director, Andrew Cruise, says that in the time since launching Routed, cloud demand has increased: “The market is moving from supply-driven to demand-driven. While the enterprise sector has taken time to embrace the cloud-concept, we have noted an increase in demand...

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Mastering the complexity of multicloud in 2020

As enterprises’ demands look set to continue maturing in 2020, they are better able to distinguish between cloud platforms and identify which ones work best for their applications. “It’s no longer about moving to cloud, it’s about which cloud,” says Andrew Cruise, managing director at Routed, Africa’s only vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider.   “Now that market penetration of cloud, particularly internationally, has hit a critical mass,...

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PRESS RELEASE – 11 NOVEMBER 2019   Routed to host Xalam Analytics to discuss the rise of the African Cloud   In a first of its new Hype series, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, will host Guy Zibi, principal analyst, Xalam Analytics, to discuss, dispel and predict the journey of the African cloud. Routed Managing Director, Andrew Cruise, says that the workshops, hosted by Teraco, will take...

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PRESS RELEASE – 27 NOVEMBER 2019   While cloud technology presents a significant opportunity for enterprises to innovate as if they were potentially start-ups, the time and approach some are taking to make this decision could ultimately cost them. This is according to Guy Zibi, principal analyst, Xalam Analytics, who was a keynote speaker at Hype, vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed’s recent event series.   In his sessions...

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Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, today announced that it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status. As the first company on the African continent to attain this status, Routed is proud to be among an elite group of highly skilled providers with the ability to operate at this high level of cloud certification.   The Cloud Verified badge signals to customers that Routed offers a service running...

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Migration is no longer about adopting a cloud-first approach   The cloud first approach made popular in 2018 is no longer hailed as the answer to cloud domination.  Instead, Christian Mahncke, Routed Enterprise Business Development, Africa’s only vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that migration in 2019 will be more carefully considered and measured.   “A forced approach towards cloud is not ideal. While insight into cloud has improved...

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