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Azure availability zones now available in South Africa

Microsoft is announcing the addition of Availability Zones to the South Africa North cloud region. Expanding the region to have three unique physically separated locations within the region. To bring higher availability and asynchronous replication of applications and data for disaster recovery protection. Microsoft says the Availability Zones give users

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Microsoft skills initiative

400k South Africans participate in Microsoft skills initiative

Four hundred thousand people in South Africa have participated in the Microsoft Global Skills initiative. A Digital skills initiative that seeks to help participants gain in-demand skills to become employable. This shows an increase from the three hundred thousand shared in March this year. Lillian Barnard, Managing Director, Microsoft South

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Nedbank Digiskills

Nedbank launches low bandwidth DigiSkills training platform in partnership with Microsoft

Nedbank is introducing the Nedbank DigiSkills online platform. A low bandwidth digital skills training program in partnership with Microsoft and Afrika Tikkun. To help South Africans acquire the in-demand skills needed in a more digital post-COVID-19 economy. It plans to upskill and create sustainable income opportunities for one thousand South

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South Africa partner award

Microsoft South Africa announces 2021 partner award winners

Microsoft celebrates its excelling local partners in South Africa at its annual partner award event. The award event is set aside each year to recognize the contributions of the Microsoft partner community. The community that enables and empowers Microsoft customers and organizations in South Africa to do more. The event

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Digital SA Nation (SAtion) Microsoft South Africa

Digital SA Nation and Microsoft announce new digital space

Digital SA Nation (SAtion), is collaborating with Microsoft South Africa to create digitally skilled South Africans. By introducing a Digital Skills Hub that will promote digital literacy, skills transfer and upskilling, and close the digital divide. The partnership between the two organizations hopes to aid in the socio-economic transformation of

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Standard Bank partners with Microsoft to establish the African Digital Foundry

Standard Bank and Microsoft announce a strategic partnership to accelerate the digital transformation of Africa’s largest financial institution and further drive the continent’s growth. The Bank’s growing investment in the Microsoft Cloud will enable the innovation, efficiencies, and resilience required to respond to market dynamics and customer needs. This partnership builds

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Digital Skills Centre

Liquid Intelligent Technologies opens first Innovation and Digital Skills Centre in Mthatha, South Africa

As part of their commitment to fostering innovation and building digital skills even in the remotest part of the country, Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa, today heralded in a new digital dawn in the Eastern Cape with the opening of the first Innovation and Digital Skills Centre (IDSC) in Mthatha.

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Surface Book 3 South Africa

A year late, Surface Book 3 now available in the South Africa market

Surface Book 3 is now officially available in South Africa and will retail at R37,999 for the least configuration. The highest configuration of 32GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage retails at R52,999. Consumers will be able to buy the device from Microsoft Surface authorized partner Incredible Connection stores. The device

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top trending jobs Microsoft graph south africa

Amazon, Software Engineer, Teaching are the top trending in employer, job and skill categories in South Africa according to Microsoft’s Economic Graph

Amazon, Software engineer and Teaching have emerged as the top trending employer, job and skill respectively in South Africa. This is according to data from Microsoft's LinkedIn Economic Graph. Which Microsoft believes can help policymakers make informed decisions and chart new paths to economic opportunity. Multinational technology company Amazon, Webhelp, OUTsurance,

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safe@home hackathon microsoft south africa winners

$8000, Microsoft announces safe@home hackathon winners

Three teams have emerged winners of the Microsoft South Africa safe@home hackathon. Winning a prize pool of eight thousand US Dollars. Six teams made it to the final qualifying round of the hackathon competition. With three teams Combat against GBV, iWitness and Report Matters going on to win it. Coming

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