JamboPay is among the first companies in Africa to acquire the technology.

JamboPay, an innovative electronic payments service provider has entered into a contract with Lenovo Kenya for the supply and installation of Nutanix Xtreme computing platform for its data centres.

The software is highly scalable with simplified resource management and security capabilities, according to Jambopay.

Its enterprise platform natively converges computing, virtualisation and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence. JamboPay acquired Nutanix to support its rapid growth as it deepens its local payments services and expands across Africa.

Global companies that have deployed Nutanix solution include EBay, Yahoo, Toyota, Panasonic, NASDAQ, AT&T, Airbus and the US Army. JamboPay is among the first companies in Africa to acquire the technology.

“We want to leverage on its ability to simplify infrastructure deployment and management while at the same time giving us greater IT agility and scalability, faster time to value, and improved performance of key business applications,” said Danson Muchemi JamboPay’s CEO.

“This greatly improving our service delivery, customer service and customer satisfaction.”

JamboPay serves over 3000 organizations in Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal and Uganda. IT systems enable governments and companies to collect and disburse funds through mobile phones, online, banks and across its network of agents.

JamboPay services includes e-government payments processing, e-bills payments, e-commerce payments processing, electronic funds disbursements, supply chain payments automation and retail payments.


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