Microsoft opens first datacentres in Africa amid other expansion plans

SOUTH AFRICA – Microsoft announced the opening of its first datacentres in South Africa as it seeks to help firms leverage on cloud services to help them securely and reliably move their businesses to the cloud while meeting compliance needs. The investment makes Microsoft making it the first global provider to deliver cloud services from datacentres on the continent, with the general availability of Azure-Microsoft’s intelligent cloud services – from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president, Azure Networking, Microsoft, said that the…

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