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Chinese technology giant Huawei has revealed its plans to create a cloud region in South Africa. It will launch the offering commercially before the end of the year.
Chinese ICT giant Huawei will build a data centre facility in Johannesburg to provide public cloud services, becoming the latest multinational after Microsoft and Amazon.com to unveil such plans.
Just months before Microsoft is due to open two Azure data centres in South Africa, the world’s largest cloud provider, Amazon Web Services, has announced it will also open data centre facilities in the country.
Microsoft has topped analysts’ estimates for second quarter revenue, helped by brisk quarterly growth in its cloud and corporate-software businesses, while a tax charge caused the company to report a net loss. The software maker