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Cloud computing firm revives operation after outage

By Bernard Sanga | November 24th 2015

MOMBASA, KENYA: Local cloud computing firm, Angani, has said it has revived its operation following a system outage that affected hundreds of its clients.
On Wednesday, the Chief Executive Officer Riyaz Bachani said system outage that occurred on November 4 affected most of its operation but added that 95 percent of the operation had now been revived.
He said that the firm has also rebuilt its cloud platform with a standard back up service integrated into its services hosted separately from its core network, making it the first Public Cloud Service Operator to offer this in Africa to prevent such outages.
Hundreds of Angani clients who store data on their platform were affected but Riyaz said it took time to solve because the "cautions to preserve the customers data.'
"Customers Data was of outmost importance to us and that is why it took a long period because we had to make sure that the data is preserved. Angani team has been working tirelessly to get all systems back up and I am proud to say we are now at 95 percent up and will seek to close the remaining 5 percent within the next couple of days" said Bachani.
The services that are still affected by the outage include the shared hosting services and the Hosted Exchange services but we could establish whether by the time of going to press had been rectified.
Others firms who've hosted their services with Angani are PesaPal, PaySure, EACDirectory and EasyCoach among others.

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