Author: Routed

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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hybrid vs multicloud

Vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed, says that the archetypal hybrid or multicloud concept has become needlessly complicated. Managing Director, Andrew Cruise, explains: “Ultimately no-one ever takes a pure route and even pure public cloud does not exist. So, let’s just call it cloud and understand that it covers a variety of scenarios.” Cruise adds that while hybrid cloud is defined as a combination of public...

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Steff Stocks Case Study

Construction giant migrates cloud back to South Africa for flexibility to run, manage and scale without latency or access concerns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLFiTK-3OcY&t=106s The construction industry hasn’t changed in centuries and is ultimately still laying bricks and building buildings. Construction giant Stefanutti Stocks has not only been able to transform the face of their IT department as an early adopter of the cloud but has also managed to face...

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multicloud unlocks Business IT value

South Africa’s cloud market is showing good signs of growth and development as enterprise customers begin to take serious notice of multicloud and its benefits. As a result, it is imperative to develop and maintain a robust mutlicloud strategy that meets continuously evolving business demands. Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a neutral cloud infrastructure provider, notes there are clear business benefits of pursuing a multicloud approach,...

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Local Cloud Service Provider Attains Highly Coveted Partner Status, Positioning Them to Upscale Client Services and Offerings.   Routed, a local vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, has announced that it has achieved VMware Principal Partner Status as a Cloud Provider. The Principal Partner Status as a Cloud Provider reflects Routed’s levels of competency achieved to date, revenue and overall presence in the VMware ecosystem. The Principal Partner...

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Founding Routed Director Malcom Siegel passed away on 14 October 2020. Losing Malcom was a devastating loss to everyone. He was a giant of a Man, touching so many communities. His passing has left a void in so many lives: he was much loved. Malcolm was firstly our friend – although many could say that, he was everyone’s friend! He was also our business partner and...

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Teraco welcomes Routed as a local cloud provider on Africa Cloud Exchange

Multi-cloud adoption fuels growth and importance of cloud exchanges   Vendor-neutral data centre, Teraco, has welcomed Routed, a cloud infrastructure provider and VMware Cloud Verified partner, as a local cloud provider to join the African Cloud Exchange (ACX). Created to improve enterprise hybrid and multi-cloud performance through direct interconnection, Teraco’s African Cloud Exchange provides secure, direct, flexible network connections to a wide range of local and...

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