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    17 comments  ·  Global Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    planned  ·  Tony Lanera responded

    Microsoft is expanding on its existing investments in Africa by delivering Microsoft Cloud Services including Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 directly from Datacenters located in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa. Initial availability is expected in 2018.

    Stay tuned for more updates here https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/?v=17.14

    Kris H commented  · 

    Actually, it looks like BT is in Dubai and "partners" with Microsoft, providing an Enterprise level reputation in the region.

    Kris H commented  · 

    While Erik brings up some valid points, The financial and political risks can generally be covered with OPIC coverage. The attacks in France and the US illustrate that no region is immune to these risks.

    In working on several projects in the Middle East, the lack of reliable data connections between regions consistently arises, with Skype and other platforms...making me look for local data hosting capacity with reputable names.

    While areas of reasonable stability and integrity may be isolated in some regions, there are some...and the population and volume of potential clients could support profitable projects.

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