LUANDA, (Xinhua) --
Angola Cables has partnered with Microsoft to
offer cloud solutions, becoming a Microsoft ExpressRoute
partner, capable of meeting the needs of organizations in the
According to a note
from the Angola Cables disclosed Wednesday in Luanda, these
services aim to provide optimized conditions for companies to
migrate their business applications and IT infrastructures to
the cloud, which is expected to accelerate digital
transformation on the continent.
By using the
Microsoft Azure cloud platform, Angola Cables has created the
ACloud Connect to provide dedicated, high-quality connections to
a worldwide network of 42 Azure regions offered by Microsoft and
connectivity with the Angola Cables’ Angonap data center located
According to the
document, as one of the most reliable and flexible
enterprise-level cloud computing platforms in the world, Azure
enables organizations to obtain local networks with a private
“We see ACloud
Connect as a natural extension of our customers’ own IT
infrastructures,” said Antonio Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables.
“In addition to
benefiting from the scale and economy of Microsoft Azure,
customers based in Africa will also have low latency services,”
the note said.
NAPAfrica in South Africa, which offers peering across
sub-Saharan Africa, the Azure cloud platform will help protect
organizations’ online assets as they seek to expand globally
while maintaining “data residency” on the African continent.