Getronics completes Pomeroy acquisition

With this strategic acquisition, Getronics establishes itself as a leading Information & Communication Technology (ICT) service provider on a global scale, with a broadened services offering and capabilities to provide an exceptional customer experience. Getronics is owned by Bottega InvestCo S.à r.l., whose founder and majority shareholder is the Brazilian/American entrepreneur Nana Baffour, Chairman and Group CEO of Getronics.





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.
















CloudJumper partners with Synoptek

CloudJumper, a leading Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, is partnering with Synoptek, which ranked among the top 20 global managed service providers according to a leading industry publication. As a CloudJumper partner, Synoptek private labels and adds value to the award-winning cloud workspace platform and Streaming App Services by CloudJumper for delivery to organizations in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and other highly regulated industries.


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.





Hitachi extends Cloud Managed Services

Hitachi Vantara has expanded its Hitachi Enterprise Cloud family of fully managed private and hybrid cloud “as-a-service” offerings, including new options for deploying cloud-native application environments. These new as-a-service offerings accelerate data center modernization and help ensure customers realize the maximum value of Hitachi technology through outcome-based services.




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