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AWS Direct Connect now available through Teraco

Amazon Web Services’ Direct Connect product is now available through Teraco’s JB1 and CT1 data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town. Teraco said on Wednesday the product provides customers with direct access to AWS

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Teraco to build massive new data centre

Teraco Data Environments has announced it has started construction on a huge new data centre at River Fields Bredell, 20km north of its current Isando campus on Johannesburg’s East Rand. The 24MW, new data centre will be even bigger

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Teraco gives NAPAfrica a speed boost

Teraco has increased the speed and capacity of its Internet exchange point, NAPAfrica, by making a “significant investment” in a new, programmable switching platform from Arista Networks. The migration comes four years after the

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Telkom’s Openserve to peer at NAPAfrica

This is a turn up for the books. Telkom, through its newly formed Openserve wholesale and networks division, has announced it will peer with other operators and service providers through the neutral Internet exchange point, NAPAfrica. NAPAfrica, which is located

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Behind Permira’s Teraco deal

The investment by UK-based private equity firm Permira into one of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest data centre companies, Teraco Data Environments, is another marker that private equity players in Europe and the US are taking investing in South African and Africa

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Fire in data centre facility contained

Due to the rapid response of Cape Town firefighters, a blaze at the Great Westerford Building in Rondebosch, which houses data centres belonging to Teraco and Hetzner, has been contained, Teraco said on Thursday afternoon. “The fire occurred on the roof

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Teraco raises R400m for expansion

Fast-growing independent data centre operator Teraco Data Environments has increased the size of its medium-term funding facility to R400m. The additional funding has been secured from Barclays Africa

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