IBM East Africa has announced plans to partner with regional universities on software development. In an agreement with several institutions in the region, both private and public, the company’s academic initiative will also facilitate curriculum development in technology training.
The East Africa Country Manager Tony Mwai told journalists in Nairobi that the collaboration would place emphasis on the development of software that is relevant to the local market. “IBM EA will create a linkage with universities abroad that have specialized in software development and tailor make the curriculum to produce software relevant to this part of the word. IBM has unveiled the zEnterprise System, a technological breakthrough that is set to revolutionize the way data centres work,” he said.
(Source: it news Africa)