Africa Data Centres, a pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral data centres, has announced the completion of its new Midrand campus data centre in South Africa.
According to a statement, this state-of-the-art facility, which is one of the largest in Africa, was designed with the latest global standards and is seen as an ideal location for technology companies and enterprises to secure IT infrastructure in an interconnected environment.
This ultra-modern facility continues to strengthen Africa Data Centres’ position in the South African market.
The new hyperscale data centre is one of the continent’s most significant data centre deployments which alongside existing facilities across the Africa Continent further entrenches Africa Data Centres’ dominance on the Continent.
“We are thrilled to be able to deliver to our existing and future customers the most modern data centre in Johannesburg. We are happy to be a partner in our customers’ growth by delivering capacity in this facility immediately. This investment demonstrates Africa Data Centres confidence in the South African economy and digital development,” said Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres.
Africa Data Centres, says the new hyperscale data centre is part of the company’s response to the demand for data centres as businesses across the continent accelerate their digital transformation journeys.
The unveiling of the new facility comes amidst Africa Data Centres’ announcement of plans to build 10 additional data centres in new countries and to significantly expand its data centre footprint by more than twice its current capacity across Africa.