Posts tagged as isp

Data: the outsourcing question

  Outsourcing your data is no longer an “if” or a “when”, but rather a case of where and what to outsource. According to Lex van Wyk of Teraco, when designing new office buildings, large enterprises no longer plan for on-premise data centres but are instead opting for hosted solutions in colocation data centres. This […]

Internet exchange: ISPA pioneers the South African landscape

  The Internet Service Provider Association (ISPA) which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has played a major role in the establishment of a sound exchange base for South African internet service providers (ISPs). Hans van de Groenendaal caught up with chairperson, Graham Beneke, to discuss how ISPA has influenced the landscape, which, at the […]

When is a data centre truly vendor-neutral? Does it really matter?

  When Teraco opened the doors of its first data centre in Cape Town in 2010 the company claimed to be the first vendor-neutral data centre in South Africa. Since then the industry has seen other data centres claiming to be vendor-neutral. It raises the question, if a telco opens a data centre and provides […]