Microsoft in pact to offer cloud solutions

Microsoft plans to launch cloud-based solutions. (Photo: Courtesy)

Microsoft plans to launch three cloud-based solutions for African businesses on Liquid Telcom’s network. Liquid Telecom is a pan-African telecommunications provider that operates the region’s largest independent fibre network, which spans over 40,000km across 12 countries.

Microsoft said it will offer fast and affordable cloud-based software offerings, Azure and Office 365. The two firms will also be creating “Business in a Box,” which will offer small-and-medium businesses a cloud-based toolkit of relevant applications, cloud services and connectivity.

This, the firms said, will enhance business potential.

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