Why cloud hosting in the country is the ultimate, according to Krish Ranganath Africa Data Centres’ CTO – TechEconomy.ng

Africa Data Centres, one of the leading data center service providers in Africa and which boasts of the first network of interconnected, carrier and cloud neutral data centers, has called for hosting in the cloud services countries across Africa.

Dr Krish Ranganathdirector of data center technology in Africa, made the call during a Zoom webinar on the topic “Taking You to the Future: The Journey to a Cloud Lifestyle”organized by CWG in partnership with Africa Data Centers and Zadara.

He highlighted the benefits of in-house cloud services to include optimal service performance, improved network, data localization, local currency payment, in-country support and data proximity.

“Many businesses worry about losing control of their data when migrating to the cloud, but when your business data is stored in an on-premises cloud data center, you always know where your data is and how it’s protected. “, did he declare.

He argued that data localization should be a priority when adopting cloud computing, as scalable cloud computing resources located in the region mean businesses can take advantage of the cloud without the inconvenience of moving workloads. to more distant data centers.

Explained that some industries have regulatory and compliance requirements that require data to be kept locally, the CTO of African Data Centers said Nigeria and other African countries need to start trusting their business which is locally grown .

Such a gesture, according to him, will provide many job opportunities for young talents and improve the economy.

“If your cloud provider is nearby, you can even visit the cloud data center. Taking a tour will allow you to see what security resources are in place and better understand the people and processes that exist to keep your cloud workloads secure and running smoothly,” he added.

Africa Data Centers is a Cassava Technologies Limited company and a trusted partner to local and global businesses for fast and secure data center services and interconnections in Africa.

Africa Data Centers owns and operates the largest network of interconnected, carrier-neutral and cloud-based data center facilities in Africa. Strategically located, our world-class data center facilities provide a home for business-critical data in Africa.

The company offers services such as colocation, pay-as-you-go, cross-connects, internet exchange, cloud connections, and partner ecosystem.