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Power-hungry digitalisation: How to feed its demand sustainably

The immediate benefits of digitalisation are so breath-taking that we rarely stop to consider its longer-term impact − an unsustainable dependency on fossil fuels.


Building a foundation on a carrier-neutral data environment

A carrier-neutral data centre allows all connectivity providers to service their clients and connect to each other on an equal footing.


Building on international knowledge critical for data centre growth in Africa

The requirements of data centre customers in Africa are driving the need for a combination of local insights and skills combined with international experience, says Africa Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz.


Bringing African data back to the continent

In order to bring data back to Africa, you have to create a world-class environment, a trustworthy facility that will attract international customers to African soil, says Africa Data Centres.


Developing Africa as a continent through interconnection

Data centres hugely reduce the carbon footprint of the digital economy by neutralising and concentrating power consumption, says Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres.


Africa Data Centres confirms build of 10MW Lagos data centre

The Nigerian data centre will form Africa Data Centres’ West African hub.

Feb 10, 2021

The changing face of data security

IT departments are expected to secure data in a way that enables it to still be shared on demand. Hosting it with a specialist data centre provider makes this approach simpler.


Adopting the mindset of resilience

Total resilience is the holy grail for professional data centre operators, and it is driven by a strong company culture and a mindset focused equally on collaboration and delivery.

Nov 6, 2020

Mega SA data centre investments to continue

Companies are aggressively increasing investments in data centre infrastructure in anticipation of increased demand in cloud and hosted services, say analysts.

Oct 21, 2020

The data centre at the crossroads of Africa

Co-location data centres offer enormous benefits compared to in-house operations: access to critical skills, cost efficiencies and an interconnected ecosystem of related businesses.


Uptime and risk management – the data centre prerogative

While organisations architect their IT strategies to ensure they are protected, key criteria for all companies remain the data centre itself, and how resilient its infrastructure is, says Africa Data Centres.

Jul 8, 2020

In the data centre, efficiency and sustainability are key

While sustainability encompasses several broad issues, from a data centre perspective, it all comes down to energy efficiency.

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