Africa Data Centres announces two further facilities in Nairobi

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Africa Data Centres, the continent’s leading carrier-neutral co-location data centre provider, is strongly expanding in Nairobi.  The company has begun the development of a second data centre of up to 20MW of IT load and is securing land for a third facility. This $200+M investment will double the country’s data centre capacity and serve the […]

Africa’s cloud boom is driving data centre demand


By Dan Kwach, Managing Director of Africa Data Centres East Africa Region. Africa, while enjoying rapid progress in areas like urbanisation and social transformation, has been slow in digitising – which has had deep economic and societal consequences for the continent.  Africa’s lagging digitisation can largely be attributed to the continent’s lack of resources – […]

Africa Data Centres Tier III Certification Renewed


Africa Data Centres, Africa’s largest network of interconnected, carrier- and cloud-neutral data centre facilities, has had its Tier III certification renewed by the Uptime Institute for its Nairobi-based data centre. The certification was renewed in recognition of the facility’s design, which supports “any planned work on the site infrastructure without disrupting operations”. Tier III Concurrently […]

Africa Data Centres readies for growth in East Africa

Africa Data Centres announces the appointment of Vimal Sharma as Africa Data Centres’ new General Manager: Sales for the Eastern Africa region. In his role, Sharma will be tasked with driving a high-performance culture and maintaining top service levels for the organisation’s key customers and stakeholders. Before joining Africa Data Centres, Sharma was the Head […]

EADC goes solar for power back-up

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EADC has further boosted its green investment in the region’s largest and safest data centre, with solar panel power back-up worth Sh4.5m a year in saved diesel