Podcast | Behind Microsoft’s big SA investment

In the wake of the significant news this week that Microsoft will open two Azure data centre facilities in South Africa, Jon Tullett of International Data Corp provides insight into what the investment really means.

In the wake of the significant news this week that Microsoft will open two Azure data centre facilities in South Africa, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sat down with Jon Tullett, research manager for IT services for Africa at research and analyst firm International Data Corp, to chat about what the decision means for corporate South Africa.

Download or stream the podcast to find out why Microsoft’s move could give it an early lead over cloud rivals like Amazon Web Services.

Tullett goes into detail about what the investment really means for IT decision makers, what it means for job creation in South Africa and the how it is likely to spur the development of the broader cloud ecosystem in the country. It’s an information-packed podcast that you don’t dare miss.

Jon Tullett

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