Africa Data Centres unveils its latest world-class data center at their Midrand Campus in Johannesburg

SOUTH AFRICA – Africa Data Centres, the only pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral data centres on the continent, has completed its new Johannesburg data centre, based in its Midrand Campus which is one of the largest in Africa.  This state-of-the-art facility, designed with the latest global standards is the ideal location for technology companies and enterprises to secure IT infrastructure in an interconnected environment. This ultra-modern facility continues to strengthen the leading position that Africa Data Centres has in the South African market. The new hyperscale data centre is…

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Raxio Group picks Master Power to manufacture and install its data centers in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Raxio Group, a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator has picked Master Power Technologies, a leading data centre solutions company, specialising in the supply and installation of pre-engineered data centres in the continent to build and install its multiple data centres in Africa.  Following its first facility in Uganda, Raxio’s next suite of data centres are being developed in Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique in order to deliver premier colocation services to the region. The infrastructure will help drive growth to the region by supporting the rising consumption of data…

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Africa Data Centres unveils plans to build large hyperscale data centers

AFRICA – Carrier-neutral co-location data centre provider Africa Data Centres, has announced plans to build large hyperscale data centres throughout Africa, including the North African countries of Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.  The project will involve building 10 hyperscale data centres, in 10 countries, over the next two years – at a cost of more than US$500 million. It is being funded through new equity and facilities from leading development finance institutions and multilateral organisations. Africa Data Centres CEO, Mr Stephane Duproz, says that the finance for the roll-out has been…

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Niral Patel to lead Google Cloud operations in Sub-Saharan Africa

SSA – Google has appointed former Oracle South Africa Managing Director  Niral Patel as head of its cloud operations in sub-Saharan Africa. His official title is regional director at Google Cloud, which is the world’s third-largest cloud computing infrastructure provider after Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. He will be based in Johannesburg. “He will have overall responsibility for the company’s sales strategy and continued development of its go-to-market sales operations,” Google said in a statement. “Patel will be focused on supporting the growth and scale of Google Cloud customers across…

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Raxio Group, Meridiam partner to deploy data centres across the African continent

AFRICA – The Raxio Group, a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, has partnered with Meridiam to deploy a network of data centres across the African continent. Meridiam is a global developer, asset and fund manager specializing in sustainable infrastructure and energy transition projects. Under the agreement, Meridiam will invest US$48 million to support the continued deployment of data centres in Africa, where both Raxio and Meridiam already have strong local presence. Meridiam’s investment is made alongside Raxio’s founding equity partner, Roha Group who established Raxio in 2018, and has been funding the company since…

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