Tag: data centres

Liquid Telecom to invest $400mn in Egypt

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is investing 400 million dollars in data centres and network infrastructure in Egypt over the next three years, as part of a major partnership with Telecom Egypt. The investment was announced at the Africa 2018 forum. While speaking about the signing, Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Group Executive Chairman of Liquid Telecom’s parent company Econet Wireless, described Egypt as a very exciting market.

Building trust in the security of cloud computing

The rise of cloud computing in Africa, has provided businesses with the ability to quickly provision computing resources without the costly and laborious task of building and running data centres. The question that remains however, is if organisations can build trust in cloud, joining CNBC Africa to tell us why they should is Microsoft in Eastern Africa's County Manager Sebuh Haileleul.

Microsoft to open hyperscale data centres in Africa

Microsoft plans to deliver intelligent Microsoft Cloud, for the first time, from data centres located in Africa. The technology firm says it is part of its mission to empower every person and...