In evaluating the many cloud computing events on the calendar for 2013, I’m pleasantly surprised by the number of cloud conferences scheduled throughout Africa. On tap for the upcoming year are events such as Cloud World Forum Africa, where the likes of Oracle and SAP will be present, and several chapters of the Cloud and Virtualization African Summit among others.
I grew up in Kenya and Zimbabwe during the 1980s, so the challenges facing the continent have often seemed to me to be insurmountable. Fortunately, the promise and opportunity of technological advancement are coming to this massive emerging market. More >