Microsoft opens first African data centers

Microsoft has opened its first African data centers in Cape Town and Johannesburg in an effort to provide South Africa with faster access to Azure Cloud.

The new data centers will be the software giant's first in the region following Huawei who recently made its cloud service available in Johannesburg

This also marks one of the first times that Microsoft is ahead of AWS which doesn't plan to open its own data centers in South Africa until 2020.

The company had previously said that its...

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