History

Founded in 2009, Silicon Sky is a specialist IT infrastructure services company. Services offered include Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Managed Services and Professional Services. Silicon Sky designs, builds and manages on premise and hosted infrastructure solutions for customers across South Africa, Africa and the United Kingdom.

Silicon Sky has enterprise managed cloud platforms co-located in three premier data centres in South Africa. We supply IT hardware, software and services to organisations of all sizes, by partnering with best of breed vendors to deliver the best possible solutions to our customers. These partners include DELL EMC, VMware, Veeam, Redhat and Microsoft.

Vision & Mission

Silicon Sky prides itself on making IT happen! We are passionate about technology and our customers, and our mission is to provide a premium service to customers. We specialise in delivering IT infrastructure services and solutions from the desktop to the data centre; whether your requirement is on-premise, hosted or hybrid, we can guide you on your journey.

Infrastructure

Silicon Sky co-locates in South Africa’s leading data centres, using best-of-breed technologies from DELL EMC, VMware and Veeam to provide an enterprise-grade managed cloud platform. The platform is built on industry best-practices to ensure maximum availability and performance, providing an uptime SLA of 99.95%.

Silicon Sky’s Cloud platform is a Managed Platform delivering Infrastructure as a Service that provides businesses the flexibility and control to securely host business applications. With the ease of secure connectivity into the platform. The following is included by default as part of the standard service offering:

  • Managed network
  • Pre-defined VLAN’s
  • Managed firewall
  • Backup and recovery

The Managed Cloud platform provides backup recovery and disaster recovery across three locations in South Africa, with substantial bandwidth between the facilities. Silicon Sky also has access to over 80 network service provider networks to seamlessly interconnect into our managed cloud.

Vendor Relationships

Accreditations

Silicon Sky has the following accreditations:

  • DELL EMC Platinum Partner
  • VMware Solution Provider Partner – Enterprise
  • VMware Service Provider Partner
  • Veeam Cloud Provider Partner – Platinum
  • Veeam ProPartner – Gold
  • Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement Partner.

Partners

Silicon Sky partners with best of breed vendors to provide premium infrastructure solutions and services. Partners include:

  • DELLEMC
  • VMware 
  • Veeam
  • Microsoft
  • Redhat

Press Office

Careers

As a premium technology company, we are always looking for fresh technical talent. If you have a “can-do” attitude and are willing to do whatever it takes to make IT happen, then we should be talking!

We are currently looking for skilled server engineers. If you are interested in talking to us, please email your CV to info@siliconsky.co.za