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Africa is leapfrogging into new technology with a huge adoption of Smartphones. Rise in SMAC has led to an explosion of data. The need for data centres continues to grow exponentially with a report from Statista indicating that an estimated $188 billion is going towards data centres systems. Many global companies are looking to Africa for data centre development and support.
Several factors have contributed to the growth of DC market in Africa. From lower fiber prices to the high rate of workload migration to the cloud, the rise of consumer and enterprise digital natives and growing user concerns over data privacy, security and sovereignty.
Egypt, a key communications node, hosting submarine fiber-optic cables to connect with Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe. There is a white spot of Data Centers & Clouds in the Middle East accounting for the high APAC latency. There is a golden opportunity in building a network of Data Centers in Egypt, utilizing the strategic location and high-quality infrastructure.
South Africa contains several data centre clusters throughout the country providing plenty of opportunities, There are several submarine cables interconnecting South Africa to Asia and Europe. South Africa is the #22 globally ranked country on Cloudscene based on data center density.
Nigeria too, is ranked amongst the top 5 countries for DC market in Africa. With over 25 licenced commercial banks in the country and several other foreign banks, it is also attracting maximum investments in the DC front. Also, the increasing use of BYOD, IOT, and BC requirements are fuelling the growth of cloud infrastructure markets in these regions.

Who Should Attend:
• Director IT Infrastructure
• Director of Data Center
• Network Manager
• IT Infrastructure Architect
• Infrastructure Platform Engineer
• Infrastructure Solutions Engineer
• Head of Infrastructure & Operations
• Infrastructure & Operations Strategy & Planning
• Application Support
• DevOps Management
• DevOps Engineer
• Enterprise Architect
• IT Strategist & Planner
• Infrastructure & Operations Project Manager
• Cloud Services Manager
• Cloud Engineer


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