[Charting a Cloud-Driven Tomorrow] Tim Kuria: Incentro Africa's modernization expertise
18-09-2023 13:32:00 | by: Pie Kamau | hits: 1816 | Tags:

Today, I'm thrilled to dive into the fascinating world of cloud computing infrastructure modernization with you.  As the Cloud Sales Lead at Incentro Africa, I've had the privilege of being at the forefront of digital transformation for various organisations across Africa, and today, I want to share with you some invaluable insights gleaned from these experiences.

As we all know, cloud computing has taken the business world by storm, and for very good reason. It offers a wide range of advantages over traditional on-premises infrastructure - including scalability, elasticity, and cost savings, to name a few. However, making the shift to the cloud for any business can be a daunting task, which is why I'm here to walk you through some of the best practices when choosing to migrate.

  • First, before you can embark on your cloud journey, you must have a crystal-clear understanding of your current infrastructure. Your team needs to run a meticulous audit of your hardware, software, and applications, along with a deep dive into their interdependencies
  • Second, selecting the right cloud computing platform is the linchpin of your modernization strategy. Each platform comes with its own set of strengths and weaknesses, so the choice must align perfectly with your unique business needs and requirements
  • Third, crafting a comprehensive migration plan is the next crucial step. Think of it as your blueprint to success, complete with a well-defined timeline and budget
  • The migration process itself can be intricate, and here's where our expertise and experience as Incentro Africa truly shines. Adhering to best practices is non-negotiable for ensuring a seamless transition to cloud for your business
  • But the journey doesn't end there. Continuous testing and monitoring of your cloud environment are paramount. This ongoing vigilance helps identify any potential issues and ensures your applications perform optimally


Now, let me shine a spotlight on Google Cloud, a powerhouse in the cloud computing realm. The benefits that Google Cloud offers to businesses are profound:

  • Scalability: Google Cloud scales with your demands, ensuring you only pay for what you use.
  • Elasticity: Your resources can flex to accommodate your ever-changing needs.
  • Cost Savings: Bid farewell to hefty on-premises costs as Google Cloud streamlines your IT expenses.
  • Security: Your data and applications are fortified with Google Cloud's comprehensive security features.


If you're considering embarking on this transformative journey, Incentro Africa stands ready to guide you. We've successfully migrated some of East Africa's largest companies, and as a Google Cloud Premier Partner with specialisation in Infrastructure Modernization, Cloud Migration and Work Transformation. Our team is very well-equipped to help you devise a robust cloud migration strategy, execute the migration with finesse, and maintain a vigilant watch over your new cloud environment.

Reach out to Incentro Africa today. Together, we'll embark on the path to modernise your infrastructure using the formidable capabilities of Google Cloud.

The future of your business is calling, and we're here to transform the way you work!

Tim Kuria is the Cloud Sales Lead at Incentro


With over 10 years of proven expertise in technical consultation and related services, Incentro, the only Google Premier Partner in  East, West and Central Africa has become the go-to partner for successful business transformation in the continent.

From Enterprise Collaboration, Cloud Migration and Smart Application Development, we serve over 26 countries in Africa and are  growing. Whatever your ambition is, we’ll aim for maximum impact. We dive deep into your organization, challenge your plans, build solutions swiftly and make sure they work.

Matthew Munyiri is the Online Marketeer at Incentro Africa. He is an ambassador for Cloud and Consumer Technology and how it pertains to increased efficiency and productivity in the workplace. Want to know more? Get in contact with Matthew - matthew.munyiri@incentro.com.