The Leading Carrier Neutral Tier III Data Centre in West Africa

Unrestricted interconnects, not owned by, or affiliated with, any telecommunications carrier or ISP
More choice of connectivity providers, over 40 carriers to choose from
Maintained 100% Uptime since launch in 2013
carrier neutral tier III data centre in west africa

How Can Our Data Centre Services Help You?

COLOCATION

Colocate your business in Rack Centre’s carrier neutral Tier III Constructed Facility Certified data with an impressive 100% uptime since inception. Colocate at our data centre facility for a fraction of the cost of building your own data centre.

CLOUD

CloudOnGround™ provides a comprehensive heterogeneous cloud neutral marketplace for cloud services hosted and delivered “on ground” within Rack Centre’s cloud neutral data centre. Our growing range of cloud providers deliver cloud solutions including IaaS, SaaS, DRaaS, PaaS and locally hosted websites with low latency,  high performance and peering with the Internet Exchange Point hosted at Rack Centre.

INTERCONNECT

We provide a comprehensive ecosystem of over 40 carriers, ISPs & content distribution networks all major undersea cables directly connected. Our carrier neutral environment offers unrestricted interconnects between customers, as it allows them to manage traffic to get better value, lower latency and higher resilience.

PEERING

Rack Centre is host to the leading IXP on the African continent, the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN). With 73+ ASNs and a wide range of local and global networks, enterprise, CDNs, and cloud and content providers, the exchange unlocks access to a population of over 380 million people on the west coast of Africa.

DATA CENTRE REMOTE HANDS

We provide rapid on-site remote eyes and hands support and infrastructure monitoring of assets hosted at Rack Centre, 24x7x365.

CROSS CONNECT

We provide reliable, low-latency communication, system integration and data exchange with free cross connect into the Internet Exchange hosted at Rack Centre; localising domestic traffic and accelerating performance.

Why Choose Rack Centre?

You serve your customers better when you run your business from Rack Centre.

RELIABILITY

Infrastructure and operational efficiency are our key drivers for maintaining 100% uptime, zero downtime since launch in October 2013.

CARRIER NEUTRAL CONNECTIVITY

A network abundance with over 40 local carriers including all 5 undersea cables (ACE, GLO1, Main One, SAT-3, WACS). Not owned by a carrier, we never compete with telco and cloud services customers, and we deliver unrestricted interconnects between customers with more choice of connectivity providers.

LOCATION

We are 30 metres above sea level in a private estate and in an industrial area well served by connectivity and utilities.

SCALABILITY: HYPERSCALE EXPANSION

We are providing reliable, secure and scalable infrastructure to Global cloud companies. Customers can grow their footprint at Rack Centre. We have completed the design of the Hyperscale Expansion Programme. The expansion programme of Rack Centre’s Lagos campus is the largest in West Africa and will create a facility with 14.5MW of IT power and 7200 square metres of lettable space. This expansion is market leading and will set the bar on hyperscale data centre initiatives in the region.

SECURITY & TRUST

Rack Centre is constructed and sited with effective security within a private estate. There are ten (10) layers of physical security combined with both card and biometric access control devices. CCTV monitoring of the entire facility is available 24/7/365 with six months of footage immediately available for review on request. The data centre facility and business is certified to ISO 27001, the global information security quality standard.

OPERATING EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Rack Centre targets regional industry leading Power Utilisation Efficiency (PUE). Rack Centre is working on various green data centre initiatives to set other benchmarks in the Africa data centre landscape.

Industries We Serve

CLOUD & CONTENT PROVIDERS

Cloud & Content Providers looking to reduce latency issues, unreliability of local hosting infrastructure, complicated and ineffective access to multiple eyeball networks and meet up data sovereignty requirements.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

For Telecoms looking to increase opportunities to service multiple customers from a single backhaul or last mile. Reduce distant to content and improve POP availability and reliability.

OUTSOURCERS & MANAGED SERVICES PROVIDERS

Outsourcers and Managed Service Providers looking to improve reliability and efficient resiliency of business operations.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Financial Firms looking to meet regulatory statutory compliance and outsource the burden of managing data centre operations to a reliable colocation data centre provider.

OIL & GAS, ENERGY & ENTERPRISE

Oil & Gas/Energy & Enterprise Firms looking to reduce huge network connectivity spends, prevent ineffective in-house management of IT assets, improve reliability and efficient resiliency of business operations and meet up data sovereignty requirements.

PUBLIC SECTOR

Public Sector looking to reduce the burden of managing data centre operations, Latency issues and Data sovereignty requirements

What Clients & Media Are Saying About Rack Centre

About Rack Centre?

Founded in 2012, Rack Centre is the only carrier neutral Tier III Constructed Facility Certified data centre in Africa and focuses solely on providing best in class data centre colocation services and unrestricted interconnect between carriers and customers. This gives customers a technically superior, physically more secure and lower cost environment for their information systems.

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