IBM inaugurates first South African cloud data centre

March 12, 2016 6:00 pm | Updated 5 years ago.

IBM’s expedition for cloudy world domination reaches a milestone as it opened its first cloud data centre in South Africa.

The new centre is well equipped for running SAP applications and workloads in the cloud. IT provider Gijima and operator Vodacom are partners in this project.

“Our new cloud data centre gives customers a local onramp to IBM cloud services, including moving mission critical SAP workloads to the cloud with ease. It also gives customers the added flexibility of keeping data within country, which is a key differentiator for IBM,