Posts tagged as Microsoft

Take the next leap with PaaS – you will be in good company

  In the computing world we are inundated with acronyms and definitions. Perhaps one of the most confusing one is platform-as-a-service (PaaS). Gartner offers the following explanation: “A PaaS offering, usually depicted in all-cloud diagrams between the software-as-a-service (SaaS) layer above it and the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) layer below, is a broad collection of application infrastructure […]

The sub-marine cable business is about building diversity

  From just one coaxial undersea cable, SAT 1, taken into service on 18 February 1969 and providing 360 channels to Lisbon, South Africa and indeed the continent, is now served by a multitude of sub-marine cables providing thousands of circuits with plenty additional circuits in store when more bandwidth is lit up. Could this amount […]