Posts tagged as vendor-neutral

New cloud infrastructure offering for local data centres

Teraco, a vendor-neutral colocation data centre, has announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect through its Johannesburg JB1 and Cape Town CT1 data centres. It will enable customers to directly access AWS services in AWS infrastructure Regions around the world, with the benefit of consistent network performance, and reduced bandwidth costs. AWS […]

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 […]

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 […]