Amazon and Microsoft are cautious of Africa

Companies like Microsoft and Amazon have been skittish about launching data centres or nodes for cloud networks in South Africa, as they are uncertain about the continent. “If you’re sitting in Redmond or Atlanta, Africa is really scary,” said Liquid Telecom CEO Kyle Whitehill. There are over 50 diverse countries in Africa, and for a multinational that is a scary prospect to navigate, said Whitehill. [1]

[1] By Jan Vermeulen on MyBroadBand

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