Telkom’s ICT services business BCX will spin off its data centre business into another Telkom subsidiary, Gyro, and the telecommunications group may then seek external investors.
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The paint has barely dried on phase 1 of Teraco’s huge new expansion of its Isando data centre but the company is already embarking on its next big build: a massive, R4-billion facility north of OR Tambo International Airport.
NAPAfrica, the Internet exchange point owned by data centre operator Teraco, has seen a 50% spike in peak traffic volumes in the past five months, driven by the lockdown and work-from-home measures.
Teraco Data Environments plans to invest R4-billion in Africa to meet rising demand for data as the continent’s governments battle the coronavirus.
Teraco will complete work on the first phase of a massive new expansion to its data centre campus in Isando, east of Johannesburg, by the middle of the year and is looking to complete a second phase by year-end.