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Digital Realty Completes $3.5B Acquisition of Teraco

EXPANDS ITS AFRICAN FOOTPRINT TO 4 COUNTRIES Cloud and data center solutions provider, Digital Realty, has today announced the completion of its agreement to acquire a majority interest in Teraco, a carrier-neutral data center and interconnection services provider in South…

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Vantage Opens 16MW Johannesburg Data Center

ALSO BREAKS GROUND ON FRANKFURT DATA CENTER Hyperscale campus provider, Vantage Data Centers, has just announced the opening of the first facility on its Johannesburg campus, South Africa. Codenamed JNB11, the new Vantage data center campus was first announced last…

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Vantage Secures 87MWp PPA for Johannesburg Campus

SIGNS 20-YEAR POWER DEAL WITH SOLARAFRICA Hyperscale campus provider, Vantage Data Centers, has announced its entry into a new power purchase agreement (PPA) with SolarAfrica, to power its Johannesburg (JNB1) data center campus in South Africa. The 20-year PPA is…

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ADC Builds 30MW Data Center in Accra, Ghana

ADDS GHANA TO ITS NIGERIA AND TOGO FOOTPRINT Africa Data Centres (ADC), part of the Cassava Technologies Group, has announced that it is building a 30MW data center facility in Accra, Ghana. As a pan-African data center service provider, ADC…

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Flexential Partners with Angola Cables to Enter African Markets

EXPANDING THE MONET CABLE SYSTEM US-based data center colocation, cloud and connectivity provider, Flexential, has announced a new partnership with Angola Cables to expand its colocation and interconnection footprint to the Southern and West African markets. Angola Cables is an…

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Kasi Breaks Ground on $250 Million Campus in Lagos

THE COMPANY’S FLAGSHIP DATA CENTER New hyperscale interconnection and data center company, Kasi Cloud Ltd., has announced the groundbreaking of its planned data center campus in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. Special guests at the event include Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of…

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MainOne Expands Its Footprint in Nigeria with Second Lekki Data Center

FOLLOWING ITS ACQUISITION BY EQUINIX MainOne, an Equinix company, has just opened its new data center in Lekki, Nigeria which marks the second facility within the company’s Lekki campus. Codenamed Lekki II, the new Tier III data center is now…

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Equinix Closes $320 Million Acquisition of MainOne

MAKES ITS FIRST FOOTPRINT IN AFRICA Digital infrastructure company, Equinix, Inc., has just announced the completion of its deal to acquire West African data center and connectivity solutions provider MainOne, following its agreement as announced last year. Acquired at US$320…

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Oracle Opens Its First Cloud Region in Africa

THE NEW JOHANNESBURG CLOUD REGION Oracle has announced the availability of its cloud region in Johannesburg, South Africa which marks its first cloud region in Africa and Oracle’s 37th cloud region globally. The new Oracle cloud region in Johannesburg is…

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Digital Realty to Buy $3.5 Billion African Data Center Company Teraco

ANOTHER AFRICAN DATA CENTER ACQUISITION Digital Realty has just entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Teraco, an African carrier-neutral colocation and data center service provider. Teraco’s portfolio in Africa includes seven data center facilities which…

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