Cloud Strategy

Microsoft opens first datacenters in Africa with general availability of Microsoft Azure

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Today, I am pleased to announce the general availability of Microsoft Azure from our new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. Nedbank, Peace Parks Foundation, and eThekwini water are just a few of the organizations in Africa leveraging Microsoft cloud services today and will benefit from the increased computing resources and connectivity from our new cloud regions.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure