ADC expands Nairobi DC with additional 15MW

19 December 2022

Africa Data Centres has secured land adjacent to its existing data centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and plans to expand the facility up to an extra 15MW of IT load. Construction will be completed in the first half of 2024 and will bring five times more than the current capacity.

“Colocation has become the foundation of African digital transformation and will be for the foreseeable future,” said Hardy Pemhiwa, group president & CEO of Cassava Technologies. “Our investment into expanding our data centre operations in Kenya is in line with the increasing demand that we are experiencing due to the significant increase in the adoption of digital services in the East African region.”

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OADC Lagos data centre comes online

08 December 2022

Lagos data centre

Lagos data centre

Open Access Data Centres’ (OADC) new flagship data centre in Lekki, Lagos is now operational.

The company’s rapid data centre rollout continues, with three new core facilities in South Africa and expansion of the existing OADC Durban facility. Together with OADC’s unique core-to-edge deployment in South Africa, this is enabling telcos, ISPs, cloud operators, the wholesale community, and major enterprises to benefit from greater choice, a truly client focussed service experience and an extended African cloud ecosystem.

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Teraco breaks ground in Johannesburg

08 November 2022

Teraco has commenced construction on a new hyperscale data centre facility with 30MW of critical power load at its Isando Campus in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.

The facility, known as JB5, is scheduled for completion in 2024 and will incorporate the latest environmentally sustainable cooling and water management designs.

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Honeywell launches new Data Center Suite

08 November 2022

Honeywell has announced the launch of its Data Center Suite, a portfolio of outcome-based software solutions that help data centre managers and owners optimise uptime, worker productivity, critical asset health and operational expenses while providing better vizibility into sustainability KPIs.

Based on the open architecture Niagara Framework, it combines data from both operational technology and information technology infrastructure, securely enhancing situational awareness at site level as well as global fleet level, enabling condition-based maintenance to reduce downtime risk and operational expenses.

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