Pasha 38: How cloud computing can speed up development in African countries

Cloud computing is the delivery and storage of technology capabilities over the internet. It can be a valuable tool, but to unlock its capability is no easy task. There are certain fundamentals that need to be in place.

In today’s episode of Pasha, Willem Fourie an associate Professor at the University of Pretoria, looks at the four fundamentals needed to get African countries to use cloud computing effectively. He discusses this with examples of where cloud computing is being used successfully.


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