Monday, May 17, 2021
Home Industry Africa Data Centres expands in South Africa with new acquisition

Africa Data Centres expands in South Africa with new acquisition

Africa Data Centres, part of the Liquid Telecom Group, has completed the acquisition of a state-of-the-art Tier IV data centre in Johannesburg from Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank.

The acquisition, which has been unconditionally approved by the South African Competition Commission and consolidates Africa Data Centres‘ position as the largest pan-African provider of interconnected, carrier and cloud-neutral data centres.

The facility is widely recognised as the most prestigious and highly specified data centre anywhere in Africa, offering world-leading levels of security, resilience and capacity. It is also available on an open-access basis, giving every modern technology-driven enterprise the confidence to innovate and grow.

According to Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres, the facility will redefine the data centre experience for regional, continental and global customers. “The unique combination of this outstanding facility and our certified operational excellence is the ideal choice for the most demanding organisations, especially those in the financial services sector, who require the highest standards of security and resilience for their IT infrastructure.

“The acquisition marks a significant extension to our pan-Africa network of interconnected, carrier and cloud-neutral data centres. It cements our continent-leading position and will further accelerate Africa’s digital transformation.”

Editor
We are highlighting trends, happenings, developments and icons in the African tech space. Tech News Africa here on Tech Times Africa!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Agency Appoints Kaspersky as Cybersecurity Partner

Africa House London – a trade agency established to encourage trade, commerce, and investment between the UK and a selected number of Sub-Saharan...

Paystack expands to South Africa

Paystack, a fintech company that powers growth and payments for businesses in Africa, today announced its official launch in South Africa after a six-month...

Nigerian startups could bag more government ICT contracts with new policy

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has launched a policy that may see Nigerian startups enjoy more government ICT contracts. On...

Twitter rolls out improved ‘reply prompts’ to cut down on harmful tweets

A year ago, Twitter began testing a featurethat would prompt users to pause and reconsider before they replied to a tweet using “harmful”...

Recent Comments

Obunseh patrick chukwuma. on Vote: Africa Corporate Brands Awards, 2020
Egbe Anyalewechi Malvin on Vote: Africa Corporate Brands Awards, 2020
Egbe Anyalewechi Malvin on Vote: Africa Corporate Brands Awards, 2020