Amazon Web Services

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Amazon announces AWS Data Center Region in Cape Town, South Africa

A new AWS data center has been announced by Amazon in Cape Town South Africa. Werner Vogels: CTO & VP of Amazon, explains the need to providing access to scalable, dependable, and highly secure computing power during this trying time to keep organisations moving forward.

Lost in the cloud

Cloud has been punted as the panacea to virtually every digital transformation challenge, and itโ€™s not uncommon for businesses to buy into this hype. Promises of cost reduction, improved productivity and automatic efficiency are attractive, adding to cloudโ€™s appeal. While itโ€™s true that the cloud certainly can

Luno's Timothy Stranex on building a cryptocurrencies exchange

Cryptocurrencies, and especially Bitcoin, have gotten a lot of bad publicity and reputation over the years. This has come as a result of them being used by some for nefarious reasons and in other cases, because their price volatility has seen many lose their money "investing" in them.

Companies can now connect directly to Amazon Web Services from South Africa

South African companies will now be able to locally use Amazon Web Services Direct Connect to connect directly to Amazon Web Services (AWS). AWS Direct Connect will be available in South Africa through Teracoโ€™s data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town. AWS Direct Connect is a dedicated network connection

Zambia's Startups To Get Free Hosting Services Thanks To A Partnership Between BongoHive And Amazon Web Services

Zambia's technology and digital startups will now receive free hosting services courtesy of a partnership between BongoHive and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The offer is available to startups that have completed the BongoHive Launch Accelerator programme. Startups from BongoHive's Launch Accelerator programme will get free hosting services on the AWS