JOHANNESBURG -RACK Centre, the Sub Sahara Africa’s premium data centre and colocation services provider, is first West African facility to attain III Tier Certification of Constructed Facility (TCCF).
The TCCF certification by the Uptime Institute was achieved after a thorough forensic assessment of all aspects of Rack Centre’s facilities and operations by Uptime Institute experts team from the United States and United Kingdom.
Uptime Institute is the global authority for data centre certification through its Tier Certification framework and the standard it sets is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and international best practices in data centre design, construction and operations.
Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director of Rack Centre, said Rack Centre is the most connected Tier III certified and truly carrier neutral data centre in Africa.“We are proud of this achievement,” Coker said.
Rack Centre based in Lagos, Nigeria and owned by Jagal, a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments is a state of the art data centre offering carrier neutral colocation services and provides over 6000m2 of energy efficient and secure centre.
A modular scalable data centre, currently with 255 racks and scalable to 3 000 racks at completion, with access to all undersea cables serving Nigeria, ensuring all countries on the Atlantic coast of Africa are connected by a wide choice of high speed fibre.
Rack Centre has consistently maintained 100 percent uptime since it launched four years ago.
Uptime Institute’s regional Managing Director, Phil Collerton, said the data centre would continue to underpin the region’s economic development as more businesses and people join the digital ecosystem.