AccessKenya Bullish on regional market


Firm targets businesses in total managed services solutions


          TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS provider AccessKenya Group has announced a new market push for cloud services in East Africa. Coming off its ongoing business acceleration and expan­sion strategy, the company now says it will target new businesses with a total managed services solu­tions as its core business focus over the next three years.


“Enterprises are re-look­ing at how best to meet their internal IT needs while accelerating service deliv­ery in a cost effective way. We intend to deliver the best service proposition for IT as a Service (ITaaS), ICT Outsourcing, Next Generation Data Centre and Applications Services,” it said.


          ITaaS adoption was named by, among the top 10 trends to watch in the global IT outsourc­ing industry in 2014. With the advent of Big Data and the Inter­net of Things, AccessKenya now seeks to cement its position as a market leader in the regional cloud technology space.



          According to Deputy Chief Execu­tive, Kris Senanu, AccessKenya – which was acquired in 2013 by the Dimension Data – will leverage its global synergies within the group with a view of becoming the preferred ICT partner for busi­nesses seeking end to end cloud solutions,

In June Dimension Data acquired the business continuity manage­ment firm Continuity S.A. The move brings to bear a combined 37,000 m2 of Data Center and Recovery facilities in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and Mauritius.


“ These infrastructure invest­ments give us increased capa­bility and reach enabling us to offer the most competitive value proposition in business conti­nuity management, IT disaster recovery and data replication among other value added servic­es,” Said Mr Senanu.


          Currently the AccesKenya Cloud services portfolio includes managed hardware & soft­ware services, hosted email, LAN networking, specialist IT support, outsourced virtual serv­ers and Collocation.



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