A Cloud For SMEs

A Cloud For SMEs


SA SMEs can now afford their own cloud solution that will give them reliability, scalability and uptime on a month-to-month basis.

Herman Jansen van Rensburg, general manager: IS Ignite, says, “We’re offering both software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service. Companies today do not want to invest in hardware, they need to be lean, and Cloud Server for SMEs brings that enterprise benefit to the SME market space.”

Costs range from R80 to R350 per month per virtual server. The service is offered on a month to month basis and support is offered 24×7. Users have a choice of Linux or Windows operating systems.

“The solution is hosted and supported locally,” says Jansen van Rensburg, “which means customers’ connections to the cloud service are fast.”

For smaller businesses, which typically acquire ICT infrastructure only when they absolutely have to, being able to scale up or down on a month-to-month basis represents a substantial cost and efficiency saving.

“SMEs need flexible, reliable compute and storage solutions that free them up to do what they do best – run the business. That just became possible, available and affordable,” Jansen van Rensburg concludes.



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