AWS Africa

Thousands of active customers, from Absa, Investec, Old Mutual, Pick n Pay, University of Pretoria and Standard Bank use AWS to deliver flexibility, scalability and reliability.

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AWS Africa Region Coming Soon!

We will be opening an AWS Region in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The new AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will consist of three Availability Zones. The addition of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will enable organizations to provide lower latency to end users across Sub-Saharan Africa and will enable more African organizations to leverage advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile services, and more to drive innovation.

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AWS Summit | Cape Town

Join the AWS Summit Cape Town on July 11th. In this free one-day event you will learn more about the AWS platform through breakout sessions that cover a wide range of topics from new services and architecture to performance and operations. You will also have the opportunity to hear from local customers about their journey to the cloud.

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Events & Webinars

AWS holds events, both online and in-person, bringing the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn from AWS experts.

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Customer Success Stories

Thousands of active customers, from Absa, Investec, Old Mutual, Pick n Pay, University of Pretoria and Standard Bank use AWS to deliver flexibility, scalability and reliability. 

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JUMO chooses AWS to enable faster, more cost-effective access to digital financial services.

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Custos Media Technologies scales globally with AWS.

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Based in Nigeria, OneFi provides loans to customers throughout Africa. To support its growth plans and compliance requirements, OneFi chose to go all-in on AWS.

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Aella Credit uses AWS to improve identity verification and grow its business.

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WesBank uses AWS to deliver a smooth customer experience.

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Mix Telematics increases productivity with AWS.

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Sensor Networks builds predictive models using AWS IoT and machine learning.

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A2D24 uses AWS to streamline and enhance digital technologies.

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“RecoMed is South Africa’s largest online healthcare booking platform that connects over 150,000 patients and 2,000 healthcare providers every month. The company uses Amazon EC2 for both frontend and backend services, utilizing multiple availability zones and auto scaling groups. Using Amazon EC2, the company can easily manage peak loads on its system, even during the busiest booking times. “I’ve been using Amazon EC2 for almost 10 years and I can’t imagine having to request hardware upgrades or new machines in a physical data center in order to scale,” said Tasleem Williams, COO at RecoMed. “Moving to AWS has simplified our operations and given us full, granular control over our architecture with just a click."

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AWS Partners

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is the global partner program for AWS. It is focused on helping APN Partners build successful AWS-based businesses or solutions by providing business, technical, marketing, and go-to-market support.

Consulting Partners

APN Partners that help customers design, architect, build, migrate, and manage their workloads and applications on AWS.

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Technology Partners

APN Partners that provide software solutions that are either hosted on, or integrated with, the AWS platform.

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Training Partners

APN Training Partners have access to authorized AWS Training courseware, resources, and lab environments.

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Contact Us

Have a question that needs an answer from Business Support, Professional Services, or an AWS Account Manager? 

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AWS Africa Startup Blog

Find out how AWS startups in Africa are solving emerging market challenges.  

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Join AWS User Groups

AWS User Groups are independent platforms where users connect to discuss ideas and learn about new AWS products. If you are a passionate AWS user and are interested in joining an AWS User Group, see the list of existing groups below or create your own.

User Groups in Africa: