Operation Jedi – A Nigerian Perspective!

Why the Nigerian Government needs to promote local growth of technology. The rivalry over the last few years has been fierce and the innovations impressive as Microsoft and Amazon have slugged it out like two prizefighters at the top of their game in the Cloud computing space. Combined they control

NIGERIA: Why We Need Data Centers (II)

This is a sequel to the first piece on why we need standard and globally acceptable data centers in Nigeria. As shared previously, there are four(4) Tier-III certified data centers in Nigeria. If one assumes that each of the four(4) Tier-III data centers in Nigeria have a capacity of 255

NIGERIA: Why We Need Data Centers (I)

Data centers are simply centralized locations where computing and networking equipment is housed for the purpose of collecting, storing, processing, distributing or allowing access to large amounts of data. These facilities have existed in one form or another since the advent of computers. There are like nerve centers where critical

Cloud Migration Benefits: Getting It Right

Cloud computing has been described as the greatest game changer since the creation of the internet and is one of the fastest growing areas of technology today.  Like I always tell my clients; ” The first step in migrating to the cloud is having the right mindset and adopting the

10 REASONS FOR THE SLOW ADOPTION OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN NIGERIA

The definition of cloud here is the hosting of an Organisation’s infrastructure on a virtualised platform. Organisations recognise that there is huge savings of their total cost of ownership. Also, no organisation wants to lose their competitive edge in the market. There is more than a 70% rate of cloud adoption worldwide

GDPR & Cloud Computing in Nigeria

GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It came into effect on May 25th, 2018 just a little over a year ago. It was created simply to protect the personal data of all EU citizens and will be enforced on all organizations, regardless of location, that collects or processes personal

How Secure is the Cloud

Cloud threats should be top priority for cloud service providers to their clients (cloud migrants and newbies). There is a perception that once your IT infrastructure is moved to the cloud, your data is at risk. The cloud platform is a software virtualization of physical hardware. It allows the virtual