HealthCarePoint establishes BlueCloud Africa to improve research using smart city approach

BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint (HCP), a Texas-based healthcare and clinical research networking technology company founded by patient survivors, has established BlueCloud Africa to work with local organizations to improve the healthcare and clinical research ecosystem using smart city development approaches. A “smart city” is commonly known as, “an area where information and communication technology, and various…

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Cloudleaf, Bahwan CyberTek to expand digital supply chain solutions in North Africa

Cloudleaf, Inc., an emerging leader in digital supply chain solutions, has announced a partnership with global technology innovator Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) to expand Cloudleaf’s Digital Supply Chain and Edge Solutions in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. BCT is a technology services leader and prominent innovator in the USA, APAC, Middle East and…

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[Column] Andrew Cruise: South African cloud adoption curve increases its trajectory

The cloud adoption curve should plateau in South Africa. As a result of the rapid digital transformation taking place, cloud engagement is on the increase. IDC research also states that 93% of South African companies are developing cloud strategies, and are either in the implementation phase or planning implementation in the near future.  There is…

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[Rwanda] Liquid Telecom supports startups with cloud based services

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is supporting young entrepreneurs at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali through its high-speed internet and cloud-based services. Soft-launched in early August, the Westerwelle Startup Haus is a hub for entrepreneurs, which offers a range of services such as events, advisory services and professional development workshops. Run by Westerwelle Foundation in…

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[Column] Adebayo Sanni: Nigerian businesses can be secure in the cloud

High-profile breaches have propelled security to the top of the agenda at many organisations, as the combination of faster, more-damaging attacks, increasingly complex technology environments, and demanding regulatory requirements continue to create new security challenges. Deloitte’s 2018 Nigeria Cybersecurity Outlook highlights a rise in several cyber Ponzi schemes during 2017 as well as evolving ransomware…

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