OVHcloud Launches Its First Local Zone in Africa at GITEX AFRICA

DateMay 30, 2024

OVHcloud has unveiled its first Local Zone in Africa, located in Rabat, Morocco. The announcement was mae during the GITEX AFRICA event. This launch underscores OVHcloud‘s commitment to providing secure cloud solutions in Africa, bringing data closer to users. With over 6,000 customers in Morocco, OVHcloud is enhancing its local presence.

The announcement included a partnership with Maroc Datacenter, which will help tailor cloud offerings to the Moroccan market. Abderrahmane Mounir, Chairman of Maroc Datacenter, highlighted the partnership’s role in strengthening Morocco’s digital ecosystem by ensuring data sovereignty and low latency for cloud services.

Caroline Comet-Fraigneau, OVHcloud Vice-President for France, Benelux, Africa, and the Middle East, emphasized the milestone’s significance in OVHcloud’s African expansion. Future Local Zone deployments are planned for South Africa, Kenya, and Tunisia by 2025, contributing to OVHcloud‘s goal of establishing up to 150 Local Zones worldwide by 2026.

Large Global Cloud Provider

With its headquarters located in Roubaix, France, OVHcloud is one of the largest global providers of cloud hosting services, renowned for providing secured, scalable cloud solutions, which includes public and private clouds as well as web hosting, and dedicated servers.

OVHcloud was founded in 1999 and currently manages various data centers on four continents to serve over 1.6 million clients globally. The organization is acknowledged for its dedication to environmental sustainability, data sovereignty, and open, interoperable cloud services. With its innovative, cutting-edge infrastructure and extensive service offering, OVHcloud serves a wide range of industries.

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