SEACOM has reported increased uptake of it's cloud service marketplace 'Pamoja' that provides wholesale cloud computing services via ICT companies and other service providers.
SEACOM's Pamoja has since its adoption mainly centered on entry-level services such as collaboration, email and security and will evolve to business services such as CRM, ERP, HR and accounting.
According to Pamoja Cloud Services regional channel manager Claire Kaguara the high uptake has been due to the customized requirements targeting Small and Medium-sized Businesses.
"Pamoja's Cloud Services business model is built on the growing demand for Information Technology as a service, from small and medium enterprises (SME), coupled with the need for service providers to increase the value of their existing offerings and grow brand revenue", says Kaguara.
Kaguara adds that the launch of the product has eliminated the need for purchase of any hardware to utilize the services eliminating the huge capital demands for startups hence the demand.
SEACOM now says Pamoja will continue investing in cloud computing infrastructure in
Pamoja South African infrastructure will service the Southern African market while the Kenyan-based platform will service the East African region.
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