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Teraco breaks ground on 38MW hyperscale data centre build

Teraco Data Environments, one of Africa’s largest interconnection hub and vendor-neutral data centre providers, has announced that construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre with 38 megawatts (MW) of critical power load in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa. The facility, known as JB4, is scheduled for completion in Q1 2022 and as a […]

Sungard Availability Services expands UK data centre footprint

In response to growing demand in 2020 for colocation and cloud services, Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), a leading provider of highly-available, cloud-connected infrastructure in North America and Europe, has announced significant expansion of its data centre footprint in Woking. The company’s newly expanded Technology Centre 3 (TC3) data hall is now open for use, […]

CyrusOne announces partnership to research residual heat capture at its Amsterdam I facility

The Municipality of Haarlem, SADC’s PolanenPark and CyrusOne, a premier global data centre REIT, have announced the signing of a unique Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly examine the economic and technical feasibility of a heat re-use project in the region. The MoU follows successful collaboration among the three stakeholders over the last 12 months. […]

Actis investee, Rack Centre, announces US$100 million expansion to create West Africa’s largest data centre

Rack Centre, a leading carrier neutral data centre operator in West Africa, has announced an expansion programme that will increase capacity to a total net white space of 6,000 square metres and allow for 13MW of  IT power capacity in its Lagos campus. This will be in addition to the current expansion already underway to […]

Kao Data announces dedicated ‘Built-to-Suit’ service for the hyperscale community

Kao Data, a provider of advanced, hyperscale-inspired data centres for the UK’s Innovation Corridor, has announced a dedicated ‘Built-to-Suit’ service for the hyperscale community in the UK. The service enables Kao Data to fund, design, build and operate Open Compute Project (OCP-Ready) data centre capacity, for organisations dependent on scalable, resilient, digital infrastructure. With financial […]

Datacentrix advances Lenovo certification with new accreditation

Datacentrix, a high performing and secure ICT solutions provider, has extended its partnership with hardware technology company, Lenovo, adding the title of Authorised Service Partner (ASP) to its existing Tier 1 Platinum Partner certifications for Lenovo’s PC Group (PCG) and Datacentre Group (DCG). The company is now one of only two South African Tier 1 […]

EcoDataCenter to deploy chassis-level immersion liquid cooling solution from Iceotope, Schneider Electric and Avnet

The first global use case of a chassis-level immersion liquid cooling solution will be installed at EcoDataCenter’s climate positive data centre. Chassis-level immersion liquid cooling can reduce rack cooling energy by up to 90% and data centre energy usage by up to 14%. Other benefits include greater efficiency, lower operating costs and smaller footprint. Iceotope […]

OpenText announces cloud agreement with Amazon Web Services

OpenText has announced a new global strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Through this agreement, OpenText will provide customers greater choice in deploying their business-critical information management solutions. “This agreement with AWS will simplify and accelerate our customers’ transition to the cloud and fulfil our commitment to deliver OpenText anywhere, regardless of our […]

Seacom’s partnership with Raxio Data Centre will boost connectivity solutions in Uganda

Leading Pan-African service provider, SEACOM, has talked of its planned partnership with Raxio Data Centre Ltd, Uganda’s first carrier-neutral, enterprise-grade data centre scheduled to launch in Q1 2020. At the forefront of driving connectivity in Africa, SEACOM recently launched enterprise connectivity solutions in Uganda. Raxio Uganda’s world-class facility will become the cornerstone of digitisation in […]

MTI wins infrastructure transformation contract with Southern Water

MTI Technology, a global provider of IT services and solutions, has announced it has won a £15 million contract with Southern Water. The contract will see MTI provide professional and managed services around data centre modernisation, data protection and enhancing cybersecurity, as part of Southern Water’s wide-ranging transformation programme. Southern Water is one of the […]

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