Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions said on Wednesday that it is investing half a billion rand in a new, state-of-the-art data centre facility in Johannesburg. Billed as Africa’s largest “prefabricated” data centre, the facility is located in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank and will be opened early next year. The energy-efficient Parklands Data Centre is 1 600sq m in size and will provide 572 racks and 2.2MW of IT power.
Firewalls are becoming increasingly important in today’s world. Hackers and automated scripts are constantly trying to invade your system and use it for Bitcoin mining, botnets or other things. To prevent these attacks, you can use a firewall on your system. IPTables is the strongest firewall in Linux because it can filter packets in the kernel before they reach the application. Using IPTables is not very easy for Linux beginners. We have created easywall - the simple IPTables web interface . The focus of the software is on easy installation and use. Access this neat software over on github: easywall