inq. announces strategic partnership with Elastic to strengthen cybersecurity in Africa

inq. announces strategic partnership with Elastic to strengthen cybersecurity in Africa

1 Cyber City 



12 April 2021 


Pan-African cloud-based digital service provider inq. has announced that they are now a strategic managed security services partner of Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearchand the Elastic Stack.


The aim of the partnership is to meet the increasing need for cybersecurity solutions in Africa and provide customers with security for connectivity and application tools to minimise their risk.


“inq has benefited immensely from implementing Elastic’s security solutions across all of our operations in seven countries. We now want to enable our customers with the same tools to provide them with visibility across their networks, servers, security and advance their threat detection. We are confident inq. will add key value to our customers through Elastic and help our customers accelerate their  digital business model.”

Andile Ngcaba, Chairman inq. 


Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale for enterprise search, observability, and security. Elastic’s solutions are built on a single free and open technology stack that can be deployed anywhere to instantly find actionable insights from any type of data; from finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats.


Doug Farber, vice president of global alliances and channels, said:


“.inq is a leading digital service provider in Africa, and we are delighted to partner with them to help strengthen customers’ cybersecurity. inq’s deep understanding and connections within the African market combined with Elastic’s technology will enable .inq to provide customers with new and better innovations for managing cybersecurity for complex environments, and scale faster in their existing markets.”


inq. and Elastic are matched perfectly by their high rating for diversity and leveraging from a wide variety of minds in creating powerful solutions.” 

Andile Ngcaba, Chairman inq.


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