The local hosting arena is beleaguered by a lack of skills, outdated thinking, and antiquated platforms and pricing models. And while Icasa jumps from pillar to post, even POPI – the key legislation underpinning hosting – is pretty much pie-in-the sky, says Louis Jardim, Turrito Networks’ commercial director and cofounder. Eskom’s torpid turmoils also strike directly at the heart of going local. “While more and more of our customers want to migrate their services into data centres, power is becoming a major pricing constraint,” he says


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