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Data Centers

    Over R100-billion to be invested in data centres in South Africa 

    By Larry Claasen Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to invest R46-billion in Cape Town by 2029. THE setting up of hyperscale data centres in South Africa has become a major boost to the...

    Modular substations power South Africa’s data centre boom

    Data centres are experiencing significant growth in South Africa as the digital revolution continues to gain momentum. To keep up with the demand, these facilities must have the flexibility to expand...

    Teraco commences CT2 expansion, increasing critical IT load to 50MW

    Teraco: A Digital Realty Company, Africa’s largest interconnection hub and vendor-neutral data centre provider, has announced a 30 megawatt (MW) expansion of its CT2 hyperscale data centre facility in Brackenfell, Cape...

    Data centre surge demands more dry-type transformers

    Noting a marked increase in the demand for dry-type transformers for data centres being built in South Africa, Trafo Power Solutions will supply four 1600 kVA units to yet another data...

    Building green data centres

    IN response to the exponential growth of data-center energy consumption, Danfoss decided to build data centres that will be an example for future climate-friendly designs. Danfoss has the technologies to cool...

    If Africa is to meet its digital potential, the focus must be on data...

    Africa is by far the most exciting region when it comes to digital growth. Every one of the continent’s indicators points to massive demand for both connectivity and content. Sub-Saharan Africa’s...

    Uncontrolled data growth poses a massive challenge for companies

    Data at end-of-life is a massive challenge for most companies, especially with uncontrolled data growth that has resulted in new corporate policies for data storage and retention. This is largely as a...

    Data centres show confidence in SA

    Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says Microsoft’s decision to invest in Africa through South Africa by building two data centres, is arguably one of the biggest Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) investments...

    Microsoft opens first data centres in Africa

    Microsoft has announced the opening of its first data centres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. This makes...

    Amazon expands in Cape Town, stepping up cloud rivalry with Microsoft

    Amazon.com is expanding its presence in the emerging tech hub of Cape Town, upping the ante in its regional battle with cloud computing rival Microsoft. Amazon will be the sole...

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