Is Kenya about to welcome its largest data centre to date? According to US-based cloud hosting company Cloudoon that may well be the case. The company has reportedly secured 6 billion Kenyan shillings (about $51.1 million) for the project.
South African data centre announcements are coming thick and fast. After yesterday’s news from Africa Data Centres comes another initiative, this time focused on edge services, from Open Access Data Centres (OADC), which says it plans to launch nine more edge locations in South Africa.
Continuing its fast pace of growth, Africa Data Centres, which boasts Africa’s largest network of interconnected, carrier and cloud-neutral data centre facilities, has announced plans to build its second data centre in Cape Town.
Hong Kong-based real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has announced that the firm has completed the acquisition of greenfield land located in Saigon Hi-Tech Park for development into a carrier neutral Tier III Data Centre.
Connectivity and telecom solution provider Neterra has officially opened its Sofia Data Centre 2 (SDC 2), a second data centre building in the capital of Bulgaria. It is located next to the company's first data centre in Sofia, SDC 1.