Sybrand Pretorius

Data Centre Sales Director

Sybrand is a dynamic technology professional and enthusiast, with experience in international and high-tech fields, including sales in the global data centre industry (Data Centre Sales Director), engineer in the telecommunications industry, process and instrumentation engineer in the robotics and manufacturing industry and post graduate student and researcher. Sybrand has worked directly with senior management and C-level executives over the course of his career and as a data centre sales director has engaged some of the largest companies in the world, established strong relationships and built-up multimillion dollar opportunities. Sybrand holds a Master of Science Degree from ESIEE Paris, Master of Technology degree (Cum Laude) from TUT and a Bachelor of Technology degree (Cum Laude) from TUT.

Posts by Sybrand Pretorius
The era of micro edge data centres has arrived!
Monday 5 August 2019

Times are changing.  No longer will data centres at central locations be able to meet the ever-increasing demands from corporate customers and private customers.  No longer will poor service performance due to network latency be acceptable.  No longer can new applications be bound by the limitations of centralised facilities and equipment.  We are on a…

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Africa Needs Data Centres Fast. Here’s the Solution…
Monday 21 August 2017

Every day people around the world generate 500 million tweets, post 4.3 billion Facebook messages and make 6 billion Google searches.  And these numbers are growing, driven not least by Africa’s relatively young population which, in the last 18 months, has seen a huge 47% increase in active mobile social users. Of course social media…

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