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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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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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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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Teraco Completes Latest Expansion of its Isando Campus

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…

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Teraco Builds 38MW Data Center in South Africa

AFRICA’S LARGEST TO DATE Teraco Data Environments Ltd., has just commenced the construction of a new hyperscale data center JB4 in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, South Africa. JBA is Teraco’s seventh data center and designed to offer up to 38MW…

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AWS Opens its New Cloud Region in South Africa

ITS 23RD DATA CENTER REGION Amazon Web Services (AWS) has just opened it new cloud region in Cape Town, South Africa which is the company’s 23rd region across the globe. As usual, the new cloud region comprises of three geographically…

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G-Core Opens Its New PoP in South Africa

EXPANDING PUBLIC CLOUD CONNECTIVITY Cloud and edge service provider G-Core Labs, has opened a new point-of-presence (PoP) for its network infrastructure in Johannesburg, South Africa. Located in a Tier III data center, the new PoP promises access to dedicated servers…

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European DMP Opens Data Center in South Africa

DMP Data Center in SA The European data management firm DMP (Data Management Professionals) has just launched its first African Data center in South Africa. This is DMP’s fifth data center facility with the first four in Europe. The company…

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Huawei Becomes First Active Cloud Provider in Africa

Huawei- First in Africa Just 24 hours before Microsoft, Huawei launched its Cloud Data Centers in South Africa. The company announced that the facilities are now operational and available to customers in all regions of interest. This makes the Chinese…

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AWS – To Launch Cloud Data Centers in Africa after 14 Years

AWS – To Launch Cloud Data Centers in South Africa after 14 Years! It actually started in South Africa: The powerful Amazon’s cloud-computing platform and web services (AWS) was originally built in 2006 at the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)…

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