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2014 Network Barometer Report, Africa remained relatively stable

2014 Network Barometer Report, Africa remained relatively stable

Broadband, Internet
  Dimension Data Unveils 2014 Network Barometer Report, Annual report reveals the percentage of aging and obsolete devices on corporate networks globally is at its highest in six years.   NEW YORK – June 25, 2014 – Dimension Data, the $6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today unveiled the findings from its 2014 Network Barometer Report, which presents aggregate data gathered from Dimension Data Technology Lifecycle Management (TLM) Assessments conducted for clients around the world throughout 2013. This year’s report found that the percentage of aging and obsolete devices in today’s corporate networks around the globe is at its highest in six years, signaling that the global financial crisis of recent years may still have a lingering effect today. More

Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

Business, Cyber Security
Although business leaders and analysts within Africa’s growing ICT sector agree that a sense of hesitancy hovers over the increased adoption of cloud solutions, there is consensus that there is benefit in the application of the technology. At ITNewsAfrica’s Innovation Dinner on the topic of Real-world Cloud Adoption, hosted on Thursday 05 September in Johannesburg, experts acknowledged that issues like security, cost of investment and control over data has hampered the uptake of cloud – at the same time they urged the market to ‘try it out’. “Try it out… try it in a non-mission critical production-type environment, in those grudge purchase areas like disaster recovery, like test and development. You will soon realise that the cash injection to your budget becomes so much more compell