Paratus, a leading provider of quality business communication and hosting services is set to open its new data centre facility in Lusaka, Zambia.
According to a press statement, the facility will enable businesses in Zambia to store and access their data anytime in a secure and world-class 3-tier equivalent data centre.
The 1-megawatt (MW) data centre will leverage the latest physical and virtual security to ensure the secure storage, protection and management of data.
It will also offer businesses modern-age Cloud computing that will help businesses not only enhance operational efficiencies but help cut IT capital and operating costs that comes with on-premise data storage and management.
Commenting on the development, Paratus Zambia MD, Marius van Vuuren said, “we are demonstrating our commitment to deliver the best quality services within an ever-growing and transforming ITC sector.”
He added, “We are raising the bar with our investment in infrastructure and with this ultra-modern facility – because while there are other data centres, none are of this quality, standard and capacity in Zambia.”
The Paratus Data Centre is not only a much-needed addition to the Zambian ICT sector but a necessary investment that will help raise the standard and quality of available Technology services in the country.
According to the company, moving data off-site to a fully secured facility data centre guarantees enhanced processing and protection of data and offers redundancies on connectivity, power, cooling and features fire suppression and security capabilities that traditional onsite set ups might struggle with.
“The Paratus data centre is a milestone for Zambia and surrounding countries and marks the dawn of a new technological era for Zambian business,” Van Vuuren concluded.