A new 10MW data centre has been unveiled in Nigeria to pave the way for Africa Data Centres hyperscale customers to deploy digitisation solutions to West Africa. Africa Data Centres, the largest network of the interconnected, carrier- and cloud-neutral data centre facilities on the continent, launched the facility, which is situated in Lagos, at…
8 Nov 2020
In this essay, J.K. Obatala explains “why” and “how” supernovae explosions occur—and relates them to the origin of life. He writes, against a backdrop of global excitement over the inevitable eruption of the bright star “Betelgeuse”. Although an immediate blow-out is now considered unlikely, astronomers don’t rule it out. The Guardian thus seeks to pre-empt…
19 Aug 2020
Governments across the globe have been advised to capitalise on the potential that comes with the fifth generation (5G) technology.
7 Aug 2020
Information and communications technology experts have urged organisations using public cloud to feel personally responsible for the data they take to the public Cloud irrespective
30 Jul 2020
Cloud services are critical for SMEs in the current environment, but they require experienced advisory and a comprehensive offering, writes George Thomas, Senior Solutions Manager of HUAWEI CLOUD Africa Region. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown has effectively demobilised the global economy – and it’s no different here in sub-Saharan Africa. Production has plunged and…
30 Jul 2020
Cloud computing offers unique opportunities to drive inclusive growth and economic transformation in Africa by developing the digital economy and supporting artificial intelligence (AI) opportunities. This was the message emerging from this week’s HUAWEI CLOUD Summit Africa 2020, an online event to unpack the opportunities of cloud computing for African business under the theme “Building…
15 May 2020
In spite of the huge economic benefits of organisations in the country hosting their data with cloud operators, a greater number of them is yet to adopt their services
8 May 2020
The fear of data loss, security breaches, legislation, among other factors have been identified as primary concerns by organisations and government institutions on why they are reluctant to move to the Cloud. The queries raised by these organisations and government institutions include: Will Cloud put the data at risk? Isn’t on-premise more secure? How can the…
30 Aug 2019
Dell Technologies has announced new advancements in software-defined networking, so customers can simplify and help lower the cost of networking in today’s multi-cloud world.
19 Jul 2019
Forcepoint is strategically investing in the creation of a human-centric technology partner ecosystem that enables customers to achieve their digital transformation outcomes by enabling secure migration of data, applications, and business operations to the cloud.
27 May 2019
One of the worst nightmares has to be running out of cloud storage on Google Drive. The most likely culprit? Several years of email buildup in your Gmail inbox. If you found yourself in this situation, there's no reason to worry. There are plenty of ways to quickly clear up space in your inbox and…
14 May 2019
Experts in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector have raised fresh concerns over increasing cybercrime menace in the country. According to them, the menace has taken new dimensions, as more Nigerians; including businesses are falling prey almost on a daily basis. They disclosed that criminals are now launching attacks, especially malwares on mobile devices across…