The event to be held virtually is aimed at Azure user groups and communities, developers, engineers, working professionals; Tech communities in West Africa and Kenya with the goal of exposing them to the many capabilities of Azure to build next-generation applications and drive global transformation as a developer or software engineer in Africa.

Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud computing platform that provides a wide range of cloud services such as computing, analytics, networking, and storage. Microsoft Azure helps developers and software engineers develop new applications or even upgrade existing applications with its various cloud services. The public cloud computing platform is flexible and open, which makes it globally recognized by developers and software engineers due to its reliability.

Developers and software engineers would benefit from hands-on sessions with top Azure experts, as well as insight into existing cloud features they didn’t know existed. Speakers at the event will include Scott Hunter (VP DIR Program Management, Azure Applications, Microsoft) Matt Saucoup (Senior Cloud Advocate, Microsoft) Donald Okafor (Senior Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft ADC) Kehinde Ladipo (Software Engineer, Microsoft ADC) and other Microsoft ADC software engineers. The event would also be a great way for developers and software engineers to network with other Azure professionals in the field.

Software developers and engineers Africa can reserve their place by registering with the link to gain in-depth knowledge of exploring the Microsoft Azure platform and its existing capabilities while preparing to build next-generation applications that would drive global transformations.

About Microsoft ADC

Microsoft Africa Development Center (ADC) represents Microsoft’s first-ever engineering offices in Africawith locations in Nairobi, Kenya and Lagos, Nigeria. These centers were created by Microsoft to serve as a base for African industry leaders to build local solutions with global scalability, as well as to provide employment opportunities and further enhance technological innovations on the continent of Africa.

About Microsoft

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Sara H. Byrd