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Chinese giant deploys Cairo cloud

Huawei has launched what it claims is the first public cloud in Egypt, in the Cairo Region. The launch was announced at its recent Cloud Summit in Cairo itself.

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According to the company, the Cairo Region covers 28 African countries. The deployment is intended to provide: “Innovative, reliable, secure, and flexible cloud services to individuals, corporate and government users.”

Services being offered on the Huawei Cloud platform include its DataArts data governance pipeline, GaussDB database, and ModelArts AI development pipeline.

Huawei Cloud president of global marketing and sales services, Jacqueline Shi, said: “With the Cairo Region, we are bringing our most innovative technologies to the country to further support Egypt to unlock the potential of digital transformation.

“Furthermore, the launch of the Cairo Region is an important step in Huawei Cloud being able to enhance our services to customers across 28 African countries such as Egypt, Ethiopia and Algeria.”

At the same time, the company has also released a new Arabic 'large language model'. Huawei states that the automatic speech recognition service covers over 20 Arabic speaking countries, with an accuracy rate of 96 per cent.  

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