(Ecofin Agency) – Huawei announces the opening of its first data center on the continent in South Africa. The digital infrastructure makes the Chinese technology group, one of the leading providers of cloud services in Africa. Like all Huawei data centers, the South African data center also meets Tier 3 standards. It uses Huawei's high-performance chips and network devices to provide a better user experience.
According to Edward Deng, vice president of Huawei's cloud division, investing in South Africa is justified by the country's character as one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in the world, with potential huge. "We are eagerly awaiting Huawei Cloud's innovative technologies and services, such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence, helping African governments, operators and businesses in various sectors such as finance, energy and energy. agriculture, to move to an era of intelligent technology.
Huawei launched its data center in South Africa just days before Microsoft opened its doors on March 6, 2019 in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The American company is also counting on the country's dynamism to offer its Cloud services and to offer new market shares in Africa where the need for new technological services is becoming important.