Caroline McGarr

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Data centers – supporting the cloud

May 17, 2013

Utility computing is now a reality.  Just as the National Grid allows businesses to access electricity at the flick of a switch (rather than owning, manning and running their own generators), the cloud allows similar economies of scale to be applied to IT infrastructure. The cloud is, …

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Finding tech opportunities in Africa

February 8, 2013

Africa’s middle class citizens are the markers for future tech opportunities in the continent. The growing role of Africa in international trade has been well documented and the figures widely circulated: the emerging markets’ scramble for African commodities has brought billions of dollars of …

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