Cloud Computing

moves forward with fiber deal

Microsoft Corp has reached a deal with Africa’s biggest independent fiber network toward its goal of expanding internet access on the continent, its President Brad Smith said. The agreement, with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, by 2025 aims to widen connectivity in countries such as Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 20 million people, […]

EU antitrust warning

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom is set to receive a European Union antitrust warning about the possible anti-competitive effects of its proposed $61 billion bid for cloud computing company VMware in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter said. The European Commission opened an investigation in December, saying the deal, announced last year, would allow Broadcom […]

target AI developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of Inc, on Tuesday said it is collaborating with startup Hugging Face, a software development hub, to make it easier to carry out artificial intelligence work (AI) in Amazon’s cloud. While new generative AI services like chat-based search engines from Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc’s Google […]

fintech telecoms

In the digital age, telcos have become the natural partner of many industries, including the metaverse. Our interest in this article lies in the fintech sector. In a previous article, we stated why telecom companies are attractive to the fintech industries. Through such a partnership, these two industries hope to expand their services to the […]

Microsoft’s Cloud Business

Microsoft Corp posted results on Tuesday that showed some strength in the face of a weak economy, buttressed by a cloud business that hit Wall Street targets for the end of 2022, but it may miss expectations in the current quarter. The relatively stable outlook helped assuage fears that the lucrative cloud segment for big […]

Cloud-based IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere, from microchipped pets and cattle to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices. But these, at times, lifesaving innovations were only possible with the ever-exciting cloud computing technology. Cloud computing has now become the basis of providing shared computing resources, such as applications, computing, storage, networking, development, and more, through […]

cloud computing use cases

The application of cloud computing is unfettered and powerful in any sector, especially telecommunications. At its core, cloud computing is a set of hardware, networks, storage, services, and interfaces enabling the delivery of computing as a service. In addition, these services offer software, infrastructure, and storage delivery through the internet. Its characteristics can be summed […]

cloud computing in South Africa

In 1963, DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) funded MIT’s Project MAC on the condition that the developers create a technology allowing for a “computer to be used by two or more people, simultaneously.” And thus, the first pillar of cloud computing was placed. Cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing services (i.e., […]