Kenya Picks Microsoft as Cloud Partner for E-Gov Services

Nairobi, Kenya – November 23, 2023 – The Kenyan government has selected Microsoft as its cloud partner for e-government services, beating out competitors Google and Amazon. The deal is expected to be worth billions of dollars over the next decade.

The partnership will see Microsoft provide the Kenyan government with a wide range of cloud-based services, including Azure, Office 365, and Dynamics 365. These services will help the government improve its efficiency, transparency, and accountability.

“This is a significant milestone for Kenya as we move to transform our government into a digital government,” said President William Ruto. “Microsoft is a world-leader in cloud computing, and we are confident that this partnership will help us achieve our goals.”

The Kenyan government is committed to using technology to improve the lives of its citizens. The partnership with Microsoft will help the government deliver e-government services that are accessible, affordable, and secure.

“We are excited to partner with the Kenyan government to help them achieve their digital transformation goals,” said Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. “We are committed to providing the Kenyan government with the tools and resources they need to succeed.”

The partnership is expected to create jobs and boost the Kenyan economy. Microsoft will also invest in training and education programs to help Kenya develop the skills it needs to succeed in the digital economy. 

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