Flutterwave, an African payments technology firm, has partnered with Microsoft to develop its upcoming platform on Microsoft Azure. Through this strategic partnership, payment infrastructure will be powered throughout Africa and beyond.
The pair’s five-year agreement offers a chance to encourage expansion and have an impact on the continent. Flutterwave will help its international clients, including Uber, Netflix, and Microsoft, to accelerate the growth of the transactions handled on its platform. The collaboration aims to create a seamless, dependable, and secure payment experience by utilizing Azure’s capabilities, highlighting Azure’s critical position in Flutterwave’s operations.
The leading provider of payment technology is also actively migrating its main products, such as Flutterwave for Business, Send by Flutterwave, Flutterwave Store and for Fintech Platform, to the dependable Azure cloud infrastructure. Additionally, the business makes use of Azure OpenAI Service features, enabling it to scale its product offerings to support millions of merchants globally.
The CEO and founder of Flutterwave, Olugbenga Agboola, emphasized the value of the relationship with Microsoft, saying: “Microsoft has given us a platform that allows us to constantly supply our clients with high-quality services.
“As we manage high-volume payment processing, especially during busy times, Microsoft Azure’s resilience, dependability, and scalability become crucial. Therefore, expanding our partnership with Microsoft is the most sensible next step for us.
Flutterwave CTO Gurbhej Dhillon also emphasized the value of Microsoft Azure in giving developers the tools they need to efficiently service clients.
“We can exploit the enormous developer leverage that their platform offers us in order to better serve our clients. We’re thrilled about the potential for growing with Azure OpenAI Service in the future because it will allow us to support even more online retailers globally.
The long-standing assistance that Microsoft Azure has given to the core operations of Flutterwave has been praised by Mike Gaal, general manager at Microsoft Corporation. He emphasized Microsoft’s dedication to enabling people and organizations around the world, and how collaboration with Flutterwave helps to realize this purpose in Africa.
Both businesses hope to promote the African payments industry as their collaboration develops, giving businesses new opportunities and opening the door to revolutionary digital experiences.