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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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Equinix to Acquire Nigerian Data Center Company MainOne for $320M

EXPANDING ITS PORTFOLIO INTO AFRICA Equinix, Inc. has just announced its expansion into Africa as it plans to acquire MainOne, a Nigerian data center and connectivity solutions provider with footprints across West Africa. Valued at US$320 Million, the transaction marks…

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ADC Plans to Expand Its Johannesburg Footprint to 100MW

SETS $500 MILLION FOR EXPANSION IN AFRICA Africa Data Centres (ADC), carrier-neutral data center company, has announced plans to expand its IT load capacity in Johannesburg, South Africa to 100MW, carrying out expansions across three campuses in the region. Currently,…

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Digital Realty Expands Its Portfolio to Nigeria

ACQUIRING TWO DATA CENTERS Global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center Digital Realty, has just established a joint venture with Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund to acquire Medallion Data Centres, a provider of colocation and interconnection services in Nigeria. Led…

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Vantage Expands to Africa with $1B Campus

STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF 80MW JOHANNESBURG CAMPUS Hyperscale campus provider Vantage Data Centers, has just announced the commencement of construction for its first African data center campus which is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Through a US$1 billion investment from its…

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