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TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod is joined by Africa Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz for a discussion on the company’s recent acquisition of Standard Bank’s Samrand data centre.
Teraco Data Environments plans to invest R4-billion in Africa to meet rising demand for data as the continent’s governments battle the coronavirus.
Africa Data Centres is acquiring Standard Bank’s giant data centre facility in Samrand, north of Johannesburg, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to the approval of the competition authorities.
Intel has bought Habana Labs, an Israeli start-up that develops chips for artificial intelligence applications, for about $2-billion to bolster its efforts in the fast-growing market for AI silicon.
Google announced plans to buy enterprise software firm CloudSimple, another sign the search giant isn’t letting a flurry of antitrust investigations interrupt its expansion strategy.
Amazon.com has given notice that it will file a lawsuit challenging the US defence department’s decision to award Microsoft a cloud computing contract valued at as much as $10-billion over a decade.