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IoT to gain traction as the edge comes closer Christian Mahncke, Enterprise Business Development at Routed, Africa’s only vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that disruption will continue to dominate the technology landscape as 2019 approaches. Supporting Gartner’s predictions, Mahncke says that computing will extend well beyond centralised facilities to the “edge” of the network where data can be stored, processed and displayed. “This will bring an...

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With a clear increase in the utilisation of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), the question often asked is, who is ultimately responsible for your data security?   According to IDC, 60% of all IT infrastructure and 60-70% of all software, services and technology spending by 2020 will be cloud based.  As a critical element of competitiveness, 2019 will see CIOs trying to better balance the capabilities of...

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Microsoft plans to hike Azure cloud computing service pricing in South Africa by a massive 23.1% next month following a sharp fall in the value of the rand.   In an e-mail to customers seen by TechCentral, Microsoft said it will hike prices for Azure pay-as-you-go customers effective from 16 October 2018.   “Microsoft periodically assesses the impact of its local pricing of products and services to ensure there...

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