Africa Data Centres has announced plans to build 10 “hyperscale” data centres in 10 African countries in the next two years at a cost of more than $500-million (R7.2-billion).
Africa Data Centres, the carrier-neutral data centre company in the Liquid Intelligent Technologies stable, has announced plans to build a 10MW facility in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos.
Liquid Telecom has raised $307-million through a rights issue to fund a rapid expansion of its data centre business across Africa.
Africa Data Centres is acquiring Standard Bank’s giant data centre facility in Samrand, north of Johannesburg, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to the approval of the competition authorities.
Promoted | The need for data centres for Africans is growing exponentially and, encouragingly, many global companies are eyeing Africa as a possible region for data centre development and support. By Stephane Duproz.