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A Kenyan-based tech firm,Atlancis Technologies, has been lauded by Open Compute Project (OCP) developing state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure at 20 per cent of the cost.

The US-based tech firm OCP has praised Atlancis for its adoption of non-proprietary open-source computing and cloud infrastructure to provide cloud services in Kenya, beginning with a pay-as-you-go HR system, Kinetic, that runs payroll, leave, appraisals, and clock-in.

OCP was launched in 2011 by Facebook, Intel and others to provide free, state-of-the-art blueprints for servers and data centre infrastructure.  More than 1,000 globally leading hardware engineers have since improved the free designs.

Incorporated in Kenya and operating in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia, Atlancis is a leading open computing innovation in Africa.

“With data centre space growing exponentially, the need for more efficient data centre hardware and infrastructure has become a world-defining issue,” said Daniel Njuguna, CEO and co-founder of Atlancis Technologies.

Data centres, including …