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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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Mounting pressure on financial service institutions has forced a change in strategy as disruptors redefine the competitive landscape.  Andrew Cruise, CEO, Routed, a vendor neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that thanks to the cloud and a growing base of market disruptors, innovation and technology are becoming more critical to the survival of today’s financial institutions.   “Traditionally, this sector has been slow in its cloud adoption and...

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PRESS RELEASE – 16 JULY 2018   Andrew Cruise, managing director, Routed, a vendor-neutral cloud infrastructure provider, says that there is still a lot for local businesses to learn about cloud before they see the true benefits.   Not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution, Cruise says that a cloud strategy is different for each business and that it is important for businesses to recognise that there are both different applications and...

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PRESS RELEASE – 28 MAY 2018   The race to the cloud continues as South Africa is slowly transforming into a digital economy. Andrew Cruise, CEO, Routed, a cloud infrastructure provider, says that South Africa’s cloud maturity levels are still lower than other countries, but the market looks promising: “From a data centre perspective, we have seen the market double in the past five years and it...

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While cloud is often a secondary focus for service providers, Routed believes that the cloud is important and complex enough to warrant the expertise of specialists. Founded in 2016 in response to the growing demand for data center hosting solutions following the rapid growth of fast, reliable connectivity services in South Africa, the Routed cloud platform is vendor neutral and offers scalable, full or hybrid...

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