Keeping it cool within the edge data centre

22 February 2024

Jonathan Duncan, technical director, Africa at Vertiv

Jonathan Duncan, technical director, Africa at Vertiv

Digital transformation means organisations are becoming increasingly reliant on information technology to run almost every aspect of their business. The creation of more data – which needs to be processed and stored - brings with it the corresponding need for more compute power and more data centres. In many cases, these are not large, purpose-built data centres, but rather close-proximity, smaller edge facilities that share space in the same building as the rest of the business. This, in turn, can create unique challenges with regards to securing the environment and cooling the IT loads.

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Mobile innovation in underdeveloped nations

08 February 2024

Yisrael Nov, EVP sales, Parallel Wireless

Yisrael Nov, EVP sales, Parallel Wireless

Mobile networks have come on in leaps and bounds in recent years with the shift from 3G, to 4G, and now, in some regions, 5G. Leapfrogging earlier technologies has meant that Africa’s operators have benefited from the trial and error experiments performed in other world regions, giving them a major step up…

For many years, worldwide adoption of innovative technology followed a predictable path.

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TETRA, a resilient force shaping critical communications

07 February 2024

CCA’s TETRA Industry Group, chaired by TCCA Board member Francesco Pasquali

CCA’s TETRA Industry Group, chaired by TCCA Board member Francesco Pasquali

The landscape of communication infrastructure is evolving, presenting significant opportunities for many industries to embrace advanced technologies. This is contributing to the growing adoption of TETRA-based (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) critical communication solutions in the region and is a testament to TETRA’s continuous commitment to innovation.

Seamlessly blending its proven heritage with innovative advancements, TETRA is not only becoming known for its excellence in reliability, interoperability, and security, but also for its ability to cost-effectively meet current demands while anticipating and addressing future challenges.

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The Digital Twin model – paving the way for a futuristic mining sector

15 January 2024

Amritesh Anand, associate vice president, In2IT Technologies

Amritesh Anand, associate vice president, In2IT Technologies

The mining sector is known for its complex and resource-intensive operations, where the efficient use of resources, safety, and environmental sustainability are of paramount importance. In recent years, the mining industry has witnessed a technological transformation through the adoption of digital twin models. Digital twins are virtual replicas of physical assets, processes, or systems that provide real-time, data-driven insights.

Digital Twins in the mining sector

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