September 2023 CloudINX aims to bring Alibaba Cloud to South Africa ready for 2024

CloudINX, a leading cloud software, development and connectivity provider, aims to bring Alibaba Cloud to South Africa. This partnership will give South African businesses direct access to Alibaba Cloud's suite of cloud computing services, including computing, storage, networking, big data, and artificial intelligence. Said Derek Friend, CEO CloudINX

CloudINX has also partnered with Console Connect, a global network interconnection platform, to bring Alibaba Cloud to leading other global loactions, and is one of the world's leading cloud computing providers, with a global network of data centers. The company offers a wide range of cloud services, making it a good choice for businesses of all sizes.

This plan is a major milestone for the cloud computing industry in South Africa. It will give businesses in the country a wider choice of cloud providers and services, and it will help to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing in South Africa.

Here are some of the benefits that South African businesses can expect from the CloudINX and Console Connect partnership:

  • Direct access to Alibaba Cloud's globalnetwork of data centers
  • A wide range of cloud services to choosefrom
  • Easy to get started
  • Competitive pricing
  • Reliable and secure connectivity

In the interim, If you are a business looking to adopt cloud computing, in other global regions then you should consider using Alibaba Cloud. The CloudINX and Console Connect partnership makes it easy and affordable to get started with Alibaba Cloud.

The following Alibaba Cloud locations are currently available on-demand via Console Connect – with new locations being added all the time. 1 site in Sydney Australia, 2 sites in Hong Kong. 2 Sites in Japan, Tokyo, 1 site in Malaysia Singapore, 2 sites in Singpore 1 site in UAE, Dubai, 2 sites in UK, Both in London 2 sites in Germany (coming soon), and 3 sites in USA San Jose, Ashburton and Virginia with South Africa (coming soon.)

For entertainment, next-generation games are also driving game studios to improve network latency and service performance to provide a high-quality player experience. Alibaba Cloud gaming solutions empower businesses with agile game development, secure and fast global distribution, and cost-effective operations.

Contact CloudINX today to learn more about how you can benefit from this partnership.

Using the Console Connect Network-as-a-Service platform, it couldn’t be simpler for your business to directly connect to Alibaba Cloud services.

As a trusted Alibaba Cloud Express Connect partner, Console Connect offers extensive reach to Alibaba Cloud locations worldwide using our own high-performance global network.

Through a single management portal, you can build and scale your connectivity to Alibaba Cloud and all other major cloud platforms – in real-time and on-demand.

Looking ahead, Alibaba's entry into the South African market is a major development. The company is one of the world's largest hyperscalers, with a 5% global market share and a top-three ranking for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). In Asia Pacific, it is the leading IaaS provider by revenue, with a quarter of the market. Alibaba Cloud currently has 86 availability zones in 28 regions, and it plans to build a pair of data centers in South Africa next year. In the last quarter of 2022, its cloud division generated $3.87 million in revenue.


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