1 Expansion of Africa Data Center (www.AfricaDataCentres.com) Samrand Facility from 10MW to 40MW; The total capacity of the Africa Data Center platform is expected to exceed 100 MW upon completion of the Samrand installation.
2 Africa Data Centres, a Cassava Technologies company, a pan-African technology group, announced that it has started expansion of its Samrand facility in Johannesburg from 10MW to 40MW of IT load.
3 “The expansion,” says Tesh Durvasula, CEO of Africa Data Centres, “will happen in multiple phases.
4 Construction of the first phase begins today and will deliver 20MW across eight data rooms by 2023.
5 The next phase will include an additional 10MW of IT load by the end of 2025.
6 The infrastructure will be fully modular with all critical plant rooms prefabricated off-site.
8 The company recently said it is expanding its capacity in Johannesburg to 100MW of IT load.
9 This announcement comes on the heels of the recent launch of a new 10MW data center at the company’s Midrand campus and the expansion of The organization’s operations in Accra, Ghana According to Durvasula, “This is a step forward in the organization’s massive expansion plans announced in September, the most ambitious data center expansion plans Africa has ever seen.”
10 will see the data center giant build large scale data centers in Africa, including the top five data center markets in e l North Africa, namely Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, South Africa and Egypt.
11 “Our unprecedented $500 million investment will enable Africa Data Centers to build numerous interconnected, cloud-independent and carrier-independent data centers across the continent.
12 It will more than double our already significant footprint on the continent and aims to help Africa achieve its digital transformation goals,” he added.
13 The opening of the Africa Data Centers Johannesburg facility is an integral part of the expansion, as South Africa is one of the largest data center markets in Africa and a gateway to smaller neighboring markets.
14 “South Africa is a strategic location as it is at the southernmost point of Africa and is undoubtedly the de facto data hub and technology hub for the sub-Saharan African region,” adds Durvasula.
15 “This, coupled with the growing fiber connectivity provided by onshore and undersea fiber networks, makes it at the forefront of data center expansion on the continent.” Africa Data Centers’ ongoing investments in world-class data center facilities will enable global cloud customers to serve South Africa and the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region.
16 Once the expansion of the Samrand facilities is complete, the total capacity of the Africa Data Center platform is expected to exceed 100 MW.
17 Africa Data Centers continues to invest heavily in the region’s ICT infrastructure and can now confidently say that it is the largest and best data center operator on the continent.
18 The organization’s vendor and carrier neutral offering ensures that customers can access best-in-class data center infrastructure and interconnection.
19 Additionally, Samrand’s facility expansion and growth plans highlight our dedication and commitment to driving digital forward in Africa.
United States Provides Immediate Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Flooding in Sudan
United States (USA) Training program graduates 35 new “disease detectives” in Sierra Leone
NNN is an online Nigerian news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria and the world.Contacti: editor @ nnn.ng. Disclaimer.
Toshiba and KenGen conclude a memorandum of understanding on operation and maintenance (O&M) services for geothermal power plants
Education stakeholders brainstorm at Lagos Education Summit
South Africa’s Ramaphosa ‘ready’ to explain farm theft after probes end
Africa Oil Week must stop misrepresenting conference dignitaries and delegates
DPE welcomes arrest of former Transnet executives for alleged corruption and fraud
Lawmaker donates ICT centre, 6-classroom block to A’Ibom varsity
Stakeholders say ASUU strike disaster to education
Atlas Oranto confirmed as diamond sponsor at African Energy Week 2022
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) organizes an awareness meeting for the transport sector on the implementation of the ECOWAS infrastructure master plan
The Government condemns prevention to access health services
Marathon Oil to Drive Gas Narrative as Silver Sponsor of African Energy Week (AEW) 2022
Her Excellency Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid from the African Union Commission to attend Africa Oil Week 2022
Government appreciates support of churches in national development – Vice President Bawumia
Minister Senzo Mchunu supports calls for private sector investment in water infrastructure in Africa
Congresswoman Barbara Lee leads United States (USA) Congressional delegation to Ghana to reaffirm strong partnership
Disability summit: Commission restates commitment to PWDs
The Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh of the Republic of Ghana will attend the African Oil Week 2022
Egypt: new videos of executions in North Sinai
UN deputy chief calls for action to deliver SDGs in Africa
NiDCOM lauds increased diaspora contributions to Nigeria’s economy
Volleyball: Nimrod charges players for top spot in Africa Volleyball Championship
Data centres ‘ll enhance ICT service delivery, fight insecurity — Pantami
South Africa: Minister Barbara Creecy publishes the revised National Biodiversity Framework from 2019 to 2024 for implementation
The President will update Parliament on key national issues
Contact: editor @ nnn.ng