Fibre optic community and cloud options supplier Liquid Dataport on Tuesday launched a software program outlined community (SDN) service, Dataport, to allow customers, together with on-line companies, to scale and tailor their digital operations to buyer calls for.
The launch befell at digital infrastructure occasion AfricaCom on the Cape City Worldwide Conference Centre.
The corporate says the SDN service will enable customers to have full management over their operations by way of an environment friendly, easy-to-use net portal, from selecting locations, velocity, and bandwidths, to managing visitors demand and assessing prices, amongst different options.
“With Dataport, clients have full oversight of providers provisioned at their fingertips,” it provides.
The providing will first be rolled out in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, France and the UK.
“If African companies have been to stage the enjoying discipline in opposition to their counterparts in additional developed economies, SDN is the reply,” says Liquid’s CEO, David Eurin.
“How we work has advanced, and our clients now anticipate to pay for providers as they devour them.
“The flexibleness now we have introduced clients by way of this answer has allowed them to pick and scale their community necessities based on their particular person wants and solely pay for what they use.”
Chatting with Moneyweb, Eurin says the service might be accessed by way of Liquid’s owned community.
The corporate says it makes use of the industry-leading software program answer to offer quotes and orchestrate service provisioning for customer support necessities – robotically.
“This makes Dataport probably the most in depth ‘One Africa’ digital community and empowers clients to take management of their community, tailor-making it to go well with all of their connectivity necessities, app utilization and prices.”
The corporate says the service will enable companies to interrupt away from conventional approaches of networking, corresponding to emailing in response to buyer queries, additional enabling them to benefit from its vital fibre spine throughout the continent.
This underscores the enterprise’s “total dedication to offering in depth infrastructure and constructing on a digitised community in Africa and past”.
Nondumiso Lehutso is a Moneyweb intern.