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Ghana Poised to Lead Africa in Internet Technology, Says Cisco Meraki Official

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louis Buyisiwe

Apr 3, 2024

Ghana To Lead In Internet Technology

The forum, a collaboration between IT Horizons and Cisco Meraki, highlighted the transformative power of cloud-based IT solutions in driving economic growth and innovation. Larbi stressed that their focus extends beyond mere product sales to leveraging technology for Africa's development, starting with Ghana.  "Our aim is to revolutionize the way businesses operate in Ghana through advanced cloud technology, enhancing scalability, automation, and return on investment," Larbi explained. He highlighted the convenience and efficiency brought by their technology, enabling remote troubleshooting and contributing significantly to business growth and job retention.
West Africa Territory Manager for Cisco Meraki, emphasized Ghana's potential to emerge as a leading force in internet technology across Africa

In a recent stakeholder forum in Accra, Chris Larbi, the Virtual ESA and West Africa Territory Manager for Cisco Meraki, emphasized Ghana's potential to emerge as a leading force in internet technology across Africa and globally within the next decade.


Despite current challenges such as economic factors and market volatility, Larbi expressed confidence in Ghana's trajectory. "Ghana's burgeoning tourism sector, particularly following the successful 'Year of Return' in 2020, and the increasing demand for internet bandwidth are indicators of the country's readiness to lead in the IT sector," he stated.


The forum, a collaboration between IT Horizons and Cisco Meraki, highlighted the transformative power of cloud-based IT solutions in driving economic growth and innovation. Larbi stressed that their focus extends beyond mere product sales to leveraging technology for Africa's development, starting with Ghana.

"Our aim is to revolutionize the way businesses operate in Ghana through advanced cloud technology, enhancing scalability, automation, and return on investment," Larbi explained. He highlighted the convenience and efficiency brought by their technology, enabling remote troubleshooting and contributing significantly to business growth and job retention.


Larbi's vision for Ghana includes widespread adoption of cutting-edge IT solutions, positioning the country at the forefront of technological innovation in Africa. "With Cisco Meraki's continued introduction of new products, we are not only democratizing technology use but also fostering significant growth and scalability for businesses in Ghana," he added.

As Ghana continues to adjust and adopt modern IT infrastructures, its path towards becoming a hub for internet technology in Africa looks increasingly promising, backed by the support of global leaders like Cisco Meraki.

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