Teraco is the Amazon Cloud on-ramp for sub-Saharan Africa

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect is now live in South Africa and located at Africa’s only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco. AWS Direct Connect enables clients to directly connect to their AWS resources in an AWS region. The service is accessible via a direct cross-connect within Teraco or from the Teraco Cloud Exchange platform in Johannesburg and Cape Town.






















Business are spending more on cloud, but need better guidance on how to migrate effectively

New research commissioned by managed services provider Claranet has revealed that UK IT departments spent more on cloud in the past three years than they did on data centres. At the same time, the project found that this spend is set to increase significantly over the next three years as businesses gradually leave legacy behind and embrace more agile and flexible ways of working. This is encouraging news for cloud development in the UK, but businesses need more effective, comprehensive guidance in managing cloud migration strategies if they are to realise its full benefits.


Datacenter.com achieves compliance

Datacenter.com, a global provider of on-demand colocation services, with its first large-scale AMS1 colocation data center located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has achieved 3rd party confirmed compliance with PCI DSS 3.2 and ISAE3402 standards.




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