inspurAfricanBrains the organisers of Innovation Africa are delighted to confirm Chinese multinational IT company Inspur as a diamond partner for Innovation Africa 2016 to be held in Kenya this September.

Innovation Africa 2016 is the continent’s number one high-level ministerial forum representing over 40 African countries dedicated to partnering with the private sector for education, innovation and ICT. The summit is held under the official patronage of the Kenyan Ministry of Education, Science & Technology and hosted by Cabinet Secretary Hon Fred Matiang’I. In the words of the Cabinet Secretary: “I am delighted to be hosting Innovation Africa 2016 and will ensure the participation of all key actors from my ministry, the ministry of ICT, the Teachers Service Commission, the leading universities & technical colleges and at the same time making sure we work closely with AfricanBrains to maximize the participation of African countries and ministries of education, ICT and science & technology.”

Already supported by leading global IT players such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and Intel, the summit will have, for the first time, Inspur as a diamond partner. Inspur is the leading cloud computing total solution provider in China. Relying on High Performance server, Mass Storage, Cloud Operation system and information security technology. Inspur is committed to building leading cloud computing infrastructure platforms for customers, based on government affair software, enterprise software and industry information software, terminal production and solutions.

Inspur Group has three listed companies, Inspur Information, Inspur software and Inspur international as well as five industry clusters including computer, software, intelligent terminal, mobile communication and semiconductor. Inspur won China’s IT service Satisfaction Gold Award for five consecutive years and provides IT products and services to over 30 countries in the world. Inspur has become one of China’s most influential IT brands.

To date, already 19 African ministers have confirmed their participation to lead delegations at the summit, and many more confirmations are expected between now and September, upwards of 30 ministers for education and ICT will take part in pre-scheduled meetings with industry partners such as Inspur.