IT Leadership: These five technologies are transforming the travel experience

The whole notion of what today’s hyperconnected travellers want, and what they value, has changed. While cost, choice and convenience are still significant, booking decisions are now based on the experience. Right from the moment that a traveller thinks about a trip, to planning it, booking it and living it, we in the travel industry […]

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Cloud computing can improve local realities in Kenya

Corine Mbiaketcha Nana, Managing Director Kenya Hub covering East, Central and West Africa at Oracle Kenya has distinguished itself as a hotbed of technological innovation and creativity. The challenge now is how to consolidate these gains and leap forward as a country– to enhance the quality of life for all.  Cloud computing in layman’s terms […]

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Opinion: Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service

Over the past two decades or so, the concept of cloud computing has evolved dramatically, as new data centre and networking technologies came to the fore, and new types of ‘cloud’ emerged. While the cloud’s roots may be traced back to computing from decades past, the tipping point is often considered to be the introduction […]

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Business success and nimbleness accumulated in cloud gets serious

The outstanding business value delivered by cloud technology has seen numerous small businesses boom into global giants. “Cloud computing is the not-so-secret key to a business’ success,” says Anton Jacobsz, managing director of value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited. “For years, the mantra for good business has been to have a brilliant support system in place so […]

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JamboPay partners with Lenovo for the supply of NUTANIX Computing Platform

Electronic Payment service provider JamboPay has partnered with Lenovo Kenya for the supply and installation of NUTANIX xtreme computing platform for its data centers. NUTANIX XTREME is a powerful Hyper Converged computing and storage infrastructure, which is highly scalable with simplified resources management and security capabilities. The platform makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus […]

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Oracle and KCB to hold a developers forum to help drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

In an effort to grow the adoption of cloud services efficiently across Africa, Oracle , has partnered with Kenya Commercial Bank to together to hold a three-day developers day targeting the firm’s ecosystem of customers, partners, independent software vendors, user groups and innovation hubs. The four-day event will entail focused and in-depth sessions with experts […]

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Janusz Naklicki, Oracle Vice President of the Russia, Africa and Central Europe region, welcomed customers to the 2-day Oracle Africa Innovation Summit in Mauritius this week

Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle  customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive Summit’ that concluded today in Mauritius. Dozens of Oracle customers gathered to understand various aspects of the cloud adoption process including capacity building, innovation, security and […]

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How Moving to the cloud can help your business stay secure from cyber threats

A few weeks I got the chance to attend the East African Cloud Summit organized by the University of Nairobi’s C4DLab in collaboration with Microsoft. The summit was about Cloud Computing and how it can be used to improve societal growth and transformation. One of the panelists present during the summit was Dr.Bitange Ndemo, a […]

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Nokia partners with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create IT enterprise infrastructure

By Nixon Kanali, TechTrendsKE Nokia has entered into strategic partnerships with HP, Microsoft and Telefonica to create an exceptional IT infrastructure and workplace environment. With the new cloud-based architecture in place, the company Nokia says it will be in a unique position to harness the complete potential of IT and telecommunications operations for superior quality, […]

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