Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced the deployment of its Azure Stack Hub in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. The availability of the hub in the East African country will enable businesses to meet local data regulatory requirements and efficiently run latency sensitive business applications.
The group is committed to Kenya’s digital transformation by empowering businesses with a cloud solution that is locally available, highly secure, and enables real time business continuity with flexible adoption models.
Adil El Youssefi, Regional CEO of Liquid Telecom East Africa, said, “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, we had been enabling businesses across the African continent to implement their digital transformation strategies. With the increasing demand for data to be hosted locally, we have deployed Azure Stack cloud solution as we continue to foster economic and technological advancement in Kenya and the East Africa region at large”.
On his part, David Behr, Group Chief Digital Officer, Liquid Telecom, he submitted: “Our commitment to the East Africa region is reaffirmed with the opening of this hub in Kenya. With Liquid Azure Stack, we offer a fully managed service, so customers can focus on their ever-evolving business needs while we take care of the rest.”
Over the last two years, Liquid Telecom has been involved in driving Africa’s digital transformation with its management of Cloud offering on Azure and Azure Stack, backed by its extensive and resilient fibre infrastructure across the continent.
Liquid Telecom is a communications solutions provider across 13 countries primarily in Eastern, Southern and South Africa that serves mobile operators, carriers, enterprise, media and content companies with high-speed, reliable connectivity, hosting and co-location and digital services.
It has built Africa’s largest independent fibre network, stretching more than 70,000km.
(With input from Liquid Telecom East Africa)