Staying Ahead of PoPI

The enforcement of PoPI is a watershed moment for IT outsourcing business models. New business regulations often cause admin headaches for companies, and the enforcement of the Protection  of Personal Information bill is no different. The stringent requirements on companies to closely guard all personal details given to them by customers has led to many […]

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2014 in review

2014 was a relatively quiet year in IT, but there were some news stories that herald the start of game-changing trends. JJ Milner, chief cloud architect and founder of Global Micro offers his roundup of the news stories that made waves this year. Big hack horror One of the biggest IT news stories of the […]

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Global Micro, MS extend hybrid cloud pact

Global Micro and its long-term partner Microsoft are strengthening their partnership with plans to support organisations in transitioning to a hybrid cloud solution. The companies are leveraging the benefits of a South African service provider offering a local instance of Windows Azure services. Demetri Petropoulos, head of business development at Global Micro, says: “Our dual […]

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Cloud solution benefits for small businesses: JJ Milner, founder and MD, Global Micro

LOCAL CLOUD PROVIDERS CAN HAVE ADVANTAGES OVER THOSE OVERSEAS. DOWNLOAD THIS INTERVIEW SIKI MGABADELI: In our SME feature for this week my colleague, Duduzile Ramela, speaks to JJ Milner, founder and MD at Global Micro. Dudu starts off by asking JJ to explain what it means to put your business “in the cloud” JJ MILNER: […]

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Global Micro, Microsoft in hybrid support

Global Micro, and Microsoft, hosted a session with some of South Africa’s top enterprise clients. The partnership plans to support these companies in transitioning to a hybrid cloud solution, while leveraging the benefits of a local service provider offering a local instance of Windows Azure services. Enterprises often face problems with data sovereignty and network […]

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