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War or sabre-rattling: The US confronts China

Telecoms is now at the front line of the confrontation between the US and China. But why is the FCC wanting to ban Chinese operators, asks Alan Burkitt-Gray.

27 May 2020 | Alan Burkitt-Gray


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    MainOne at the heart of Africa’s colossal data centre growth

    30m | Abigail Opiah

    A critical underlying enabler of digital transformation is infrastructure and over the last few years in the West African region, there have been repetitive predictions of a future filled with explosive growth.

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    The road to year-end

    25 September 2020 | Melanie Mingas

    With a global pandemic, major geopolitical developments, bankruptcies, landmark legal events in europe and a global recession, the first half of 2020 packed in more than the last decade... And there’s still another half to complete. Melanie Mingas explores the outlook to year end and the factors that could shape the industry.

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    Optimising the data centre

    16 September 2020 | Abigail Opiah

    DCIM is the new golden child of edge analytics. No longer just about building maintenance and IT services, the future of this innovation is big data, remote provisioning and continuous uptime.

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    Train in the cloud, not at the Edge

    16 September 2020 | Abigail Opiah

    When you capture data at the edge, you have to be able to analyse the data whenever it is convenient, simply due to its sheer volume. Joe Speed, ADLINK field CTO peels back the layers of edge AI with Abigail Opiah, as attention begins to mount and cloud providers ready themselves for a piece of the action.

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    The Next Frontier

    16 September 2020 | Melanie Mingas

    As the age of the cloud dawns in Africa, the continent is becoming the next frontier for global, regional and local operators. With data centre capacity set to bring investments in excess of US$3 billion to 2025, Melanie Mingas crunches the numbers from the top markets.

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    New horizons

    16 September 2020 | Melanie Mingas

    With new data centres and bespoke, industry-specific clouds, IBM Middle East and Africa is shifting its focus for the region. VP of enterprise and commercial, Hossam Seif El-Din, shares the details with Melanie Mingas