Huawei South Africa to invest $5.8-million in SMEs as part of new cloud plans (ITNA)

Huawei South Africa has announced that its third data centre availability zone is set to go live three years ahead of schedule, as well as its $5.8-million (R100-million) Cloud Spark programme, which is set to provide support to more than 1000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years. Both of these announcements were part of Huawei Cloud’s “Everything as a Service” approach, which is being adopted locally and globally. Speaking at the Huawei Eco-Connect event, held last week at the Sandton Convention Centre, Jay Zhou MD, Huawei Cloud South Africa explained that the “Everything as a Service” approach brings together traditional cloud offerings such as Infrastructure as a Service, Technology as a Service, and Expertise as a Service. Key to this approach is thinking cloud-native, acting cloud-native, and applying an all-digital, all-cloud, AI-driven mindset. Click here to read more