Liquid C2, a prominent business unit of Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first Google Cloud Interconnect provider in Africa. This strategic partnership with Google Cloud enhances Liquid C2's Cloud Connect portfolio, offering robust cloud solutions to customers across the continent.

Strategic Significance and Market Impact

Oswald Jumira, CEO of Liquid C2, emphasized the importance of this partnership, stating, "Being the first Google Cloud Interconnect provider on the continent is a significant milestone on our journey to becoming the leading provider of cloud solutions in Africa. By partnering with Google Cloud, we can leverage the strengths of both organisations to offer solutions that address the needs of the African market."

Direct Access to Google Cloud

The collaboration enables Liquid C2 to provide its customers with direct access to Google Cloud services. This direct connection through Cloud Interconnect allows organizations to extend their external networks directly to the Google Cloud network via a private, high-availability, low-latency connection.

Benefits of the Google Cloud Interconnect Service

The direct connection to Google Cloud offers increased speed and higher bandwidth, significantly enhancing the performance of cloud-based applications. Liquid C2 customers will benefit from reduced reliance on the public internet, resulting in improved security and business performance.
By offering a private and secure connection to Google Cloud, Liquid C2 addresses the needs of wholesale, enterprise, and government customers seeking enhanced security and operational efficiencies.

Industry Endorsements

Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Managing Director for Turkey, Middle East & Africa at Google Cloud, highlighted the significance of this collaboration: "We are proud to partner with Liquid C2 as they become a Google Interconnect provider. This collaboration demonstrates the value of strategic partnerships in enabling a more connected and digitally inclusive continent, as well as our mutual goal of providing access to the technology that drives business growth."

Vision for a Digitally Enabled Africa

Liquid C2’s partnership with Google Cloud aligns with its vision of a digitally enabled Africa, ensuring that no African is left behind. This collaboration underscores Liquid C2's commitment to empowering businesses with tailored technological solutions.
Building on existing collaborations with Google Cloud, Liquid C2 aims to provide AI-driven cloud and security solutions to customers across Africa, solidifying its position as a trusted Managed Service Provider.

The partnership between Liquid C2 and Google Cloud marks a transformative step in the African cloud services landscape. By becoming the first Google Cloud Interconnect provider on the continent, Liquid C2 is set to drive business growth and digital inclusion, offering enhanced cloud solutions that meet the unique needs of African enterprises.