MTN is now offering Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the continent, giving enterprises across Africa a dedicated link to access scalable and reliable AWS Cloud.
“The relationship with Amazon Web Services is an important step in our plans to address the needs of enterprise customers in emerging markets, particularly Africa,” says MTN Group Chief Enterprise Officer, Mteto Nyati.
“As MTN Business, our purpose is to enable and inspire growth on the continent. We believe that by working with a global technology leader such as Amazon Web Services, MTN will be better placed to enable customers to grow their businesses by providing them with reliable connectivity and access to world-class digital solutions,” says Nyati.
MTN’s Global MPLS network connectivity offers improved manageability, reliability and performance and AWS Direct Connect is expected to bring significant benefits to multinational as well as enterprise customers in Africa due to consistent network performance.
”We are excited to be working with MTN to bring the security and reliability of AWS Direct Connect to customers across Africa,” said Head of EMEA, Amazon Web Services Luxembourg Sarl, Steve Midgley. “By utilising AWS Direct Connect, customers are able to reduce network costs, increase bandwidth throughput and provide a more consistent network experience, helping African businesses of all sizes to rapidly expand their organizations.”