Rising Cloud Costs in Nigeria Trigger Startup Concerns: Can Local Providers Offer a Solution?

Rising Cloud Costs in Nigeria Trigger Startup Concerns: Can Local Providers Offer a Solution?

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As the Naira depreciates, Nigerian startups grapple with soaring bills for global cloud services, pushing some entrepreneurs to explore local alternatives. With the dominance of major players like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, startups face the challenge of balancing cost concerns and infrastructure capabilities. Are homegrown cloud providers equipped to rescue startups from escalating cloud expenses?

Nigerian startups are facing escalating bills for global cloud services due to the devaluation of the Naira, impacting critical data storage. The reliance on major cloud providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud becomes a financial challenge, prompting some startups to consider local alternatives. The fear of customer churn hinders startups from passing these costs onto users, emphasizing the need for viable local solutions. While options like Nobus Cloud Services and MainOne Cloud exist, concerns linger regarding their ability to match the extensive features of major global providers, raising questions about the feasibility of going local in the cloud industry.


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