multi-cloud Tag

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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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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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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