South Africa, Current The exponential rate at which iiDENTIFii is growing has allowed for their platform to be deployed across a multi-hosted global infrastructure within a matter of months. This locally based, innovative, artificial intelligence company which is focused on the augmentation of online and offline identity has expanded its global infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure Cloud. An always on, ability to scale on demand and regulatory compliant cloud facility made the Microsoft Azure Cloud one of the obvious additions to the hosting environment. With client demand across the globe, iiDENTIFii understands the complexities of indigenous data sovereignty, meaning that data is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located. iiDENTIFii thus ensures that they host their platform on local infrastructure in every country in which their technology is being utilized. Adding the Microsoft Azure capability to its tenancy makes for a simplistic platform to host a complex environment. Microsoft Azure caters for both the iiDENTIFii platform as well as for their software development kit. Providing software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service(PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Microsoft Azure supply this leading-edge company, iiDENTIFii, with a comprehensive solution to their ever-accelerating requirements. “We are building Azure as the only cloud with limitless data and analytics capabilities across our customers’ entire data estate, bringing hyperscale capabilities to our relational database services,” says Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. Working with efficiency, passion and precise expertise, iiDENTIFii have partnered with industry leaders such as Microsoft Azure in order to meet the critical need to both merge and secure individual’s on-line and off-line identities. By reducing identity fraud, iiDENTIFii is committed toward ensuring that cyber-crime is brought to a minimum both locally and globally.