More Africa NewsTanzania: Flashnet Expands Data Centre and Cloud Services with the Wingu Group

October 18, 2023by myles0

Flashnet, a Managed Service Provider based in Dar es Salaam, today announced a partnership with Wingu Group, East Africa’s leading carrier-neutral data center group, which operates a Tier III Data Center in Dar es Salaam to provide Cloud and Data Centre Services across Tanzania and East Africa.

Flashnet’s Cloud and Data Centre Services portfolio includes Cloud Servers, Cloud Backup, Dedicated Servers, Disaster Recovery as a Service, Colocation, and Managed Services.  This strategic partnership will enable enterprises and SMEs in Tanzania to host their data within the country for low latency, security, reliable connectivity, and regulatory purposes.

By utilizing Flashnet Cloud Services hosted in the Wingu data center, users will have easy, secure access to their data within Tanzania at an affordable cost.  One of the benefits of this will be to help start-ups and developer communities to scale due to the reliability, and affordability that comes with this solution.

The same goes for SMEs and large enterprises as they will also benefit from this initiative, by using the cloud and data center services offered by Flashnet from the Wingu data center, they should reduce IT infrastructure management costs and experience more reliable and highly secure access to data.

Most businesses have been relying on overseas data centers which can have an impact on connection reliability, legal and regulatory compliance, and high costs.  Flashnet’s partnership with Wingu Group addresses these issues through affordable costs, reliable connectivity, and strict compliance with local regulatory requirements.

The two firms plan to expand the current services and reach more users in the region with services that support business continuity and disaster recovery as well as provide the necessary computing power and storage for a business of any size.

About Flashnet

FLASHNET is a fast-paced Internet and Managed Service Provider company based in Tanzania that connects businesses of today with modern technologies and solutions necessary to develop smart systems for better infrastructure and innovative environments. Founded in 2011, Flashnet has grown to become a leader in Managed IT solutions and services, Collaboration, Cyber Security, and Cloud services. Our cloud solutions assure seamless remote accessibility, virtual server hosting, and robust data storage and backup. We deliver the desired flexibility to build, manage, and host small and large-scale web and mobile applications with our reliable cloud solutions.

About Wingu Group

Wingu Group started as a pioneer in commercial carrier-neutral data center operations in Djibouti over a decade ago.  Djibouti is highly significant in the African IT context, as it is the most connected location on the African continent, and provides critical access to and from African customers and the rest of the world.  Wingu Group is currently expanding across selected markets in East Africa and now has open-access data centers in four countries with further expansion plans already being implemented.  Through its network of carrier-neutral data centers, Wingu Group is playing an important role in the development of critical digital infrastructure vital to the digital transformation plans of many countries in Africa.  Wingu Group provides clients with multiple connection options, and a powerful, growing commercial ecosystem, whether to host their own servers or take advantage of cloud services offered from within Wingu data centers.

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