Hystax continues to expand the ability to deliver cost-effective and flexible cloud migration and Disaster Recovery solutions within African Continent by partnering with Wingu and Officine that emphasizes the incredible growth of cloud computing market and global demand in cloud technologies.

Wingu is a Cloud Service Provider who presents infrastructure-as-a-service with virtual networking and high-performance cloud storage. Wingu delivers IaaS and an on-premise OpenStack platform which is a high-performance, scalable, open, extensible and vendor supported private cloud solution. Based on Hystax fully-automated any-to-any cloud migration and DRaaS solution Wingu extends their portfolio in the region.

Officine is focusing on Data Protection, Network Security and Video Surveillance and providing confidentiality, integrity and authentication of data with the latest algorithms in the industry. Officine and Hystax announced the availability of integration and thanks to this alliance can guarantee 100% availability and security of all business applications.

Wingu is proud to have Hystax as a strategic technology in our product portfolio. Hystax’s capabilities allow us to deliver complete migration and disaster recovery features for our customers in a multi-cloud world. This extends our competitive advantage in an increasingly complex and competitive environment” , said Thomas Lee, CEO at Wingu

“So happy to have entered partnership with Hystax. Their superior live cloud migration & DR solution is a perfect addition to our existing solution integration and IT security portfolio. It will make us perfectly prepared for expected future cloud developments in West Africa – early bird catches the worm !” said Gouredji Ayebe Franck, CEO & Founder at Officine Information Security

The use of cloud technology is on the rise, as companies are becoming increasingly aware of the multiple advantages virtual infrastructure can have in terms of efficiency and profitability. Most enterprise companies contemplating or already migrating workloads and applications to a cloud, whether it’s private, public, hybrid or a mix of various cloud computing models to achieve business continuity, scalability and resilience that are crucial for all businesses.

“It’s a great pleasure to be partnered with Wingu and Officine in order to expand the market and increase our service delivery within African continent.  Thanks to such a collaboration we create a flexible and global way of accessing customers’ data any place, any time and provide enterprise quality solution”, said Nick Smirnov, CEO at Hystax.

The IT sector in South Africa is expected to grow at a five-year compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of tens percents. This growth is fuelled by public and hybrid cloud revolutionary growth. New Microsoft Azure and AWS data centres are due to go live, investing in this fastly growing emerging market and supporting growth and usage of Cloud technologies.

Through those successful strategic partnerships, Hystax allows the businesses to make use of new cloud computing possibilities and benefit from the presence of global hyperscalers even faster.