No clouds forecast for Limpopo

Among public servants in Limpopo, there are still fears over how data is secured in the cloud.

06 September 2022

Lutendo Thivhafuni, State Information Technology Agency. All photos: Matthew de Jager

The public sector faces the same barriers to cloud adoption as the private sector. There are security and compliance challenges; there are skills development and legacy spending considerations, as well as how best to procure cloud services. The pandemic, meanwhile, saw a massive wave of cloud adoption the world over, including in South Africa.

A cloud journey will often start with some questions: what are you trying do and what do you hope to achieve? Will there be any cost savings? What kind of cloud services will you be making use of? And what kind of changes will this mean for your operating model?

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