A 29MW CRITICAL POWER EXPANSION
Data center and interconnection services provider Teraco Data Environments Proprietary Limited has just announced the completion of the expansion of its campus – JB3 data center facility, located within its Isando Campus in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa.
As announced, the JB3 facility comprises 45000 square meter of building structure, 12000 square meter of data hall space, and 29MW of critical power load, giving a total of 40MW critical power load when combined with its existing Isando Campus facilities.
Teraco claims that the facility represents a strategic addition to its Platform Teraco, offering a scalable platform for IT infrastructure deployment while sustaining performance, reliability, and security, meeting the growing demand for both cloud providers and enterprises.
“Teraco is making significant investments in providing access to digital infrastructure that is both resilient and highly flexible. This offers enterprises the ability to scale as network strategies evolve in a world where fast and secure interconnection with strategic business partners and cloud on-ramps are a source of competitive advantage,” said Jan Hnizdo, the chief executive officer of Teraco
“This investment also aligns with the support we pledged to the South African Government’s investment drive and our commitment to investing billions of Rands into South Africa’s digital infrastructure. As the leading interconnection hub across the continent, Teraco has over 600 clients, including key networks, cloud providers, global content, managed IT service providers, and direct access to Africa’s largest Internet exchange, NAPAfrica; within its multitude of data centres.”
According to Teraco, its Platform Teraco provides the lowest latency interconnection points to both cloud and content with over 200 telcos within the platform while providing connectivity to Africa. In addition, the company claims that the expansion enables them offer resilient and secure colocation facilities while working towards ensuring its long-term vision of enabling digital transformation across the African continent.