Yearly Archives: 2015


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/2015

Leading Data Centre Provider Rack Centre Honoured With Data Centre Impact Award

Rack Centre, the Nigeria’s Premium Data Centre provider has recently won the 2015 Data Centre Dynamics Award for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region in the Data Centre Impact Award Category area. The Data Centre Dynamics award is well respected in the data centre industry and are considered by analysts to be the most [...]

The Nigerian Stock Exchange Partners with Rack Centre on Data Centre Colocation Services

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Mr Oscar N. Onyema has stressed the importance that technology has played in the quest to transform the Nigeria’s Stock Exchange, NSE, even as the NSE itself   strives to play its strategic role in the development of the capital market both in Nigeria and the world [...]

WILL NIGERIA’S CYBERCRIME BILL COMBAT FRAUD IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR?

CNBC Africa Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Cybercrime bill into law just two weeks to the end of his tenure. Analysts at Deloitte indicate that companies lose millions with each cyber-attack as trust by consumers gets eroded. There are talks being carried out of a rise in cyber security issues this year. Will [...]

Coollink Partners Rack Centre for Efficient Service Delivery

Chief Operating Officer of Coollink, Nadim Chidiac This Day Live, July 06, 2015 Emma Okonji Rack Centre has announced that Coollink.ng, one of Nigeria’s leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) has established a presence in its data centre in Oregun, Lagos. The partnership will enable Coollink provide colocation and ISP services from Rack Centre’s carrier neutral Tier III [...]

Nigerian Stock Exchange partners Rack Centre

Businesstoday, June 22, 2015 Right-Left: The Managing Director of InternetSolutions Ltd. (IS), a division of Dimension Data (ISDD), Mr. OlusolaTeniola; The Managing Director of Rack Centre Ltd, Mr. Ayotunde Coker;The Group Executive Chairman ofJagal, Mr.Anwar Jarmakani; Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, Managing Director of Nigerdock Nigeria Plc, Mr.Lloyd [...]

‘We are the core of supporting carrier neutral capabilities’

Businessday, June 19, 2015, by BEN UZOR Ayotunde Coker is the managing director of Rack Centre Limited, Nigeria’s premier tier 3 Data Centre. In this interview with BEN UZOR, he draws attention to the dearth of ICT skills, while calling for the development of IT professional leadership capabilities. Coker however says no advanced economy exist successfully without fundamental [...]

Coker: Collocation in Data, Shared Services is Necessary

This Day Live, June 18, 2015 Managing Director of Rack Centre, Mr. Ayotunde Coker Managing Director of Rack Centre, a global service provider in data and shared services, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, spoke with journalists on the need for collocation and business outsourcing, among other key industry issues. Emma Okonji was there.  Excerpts: The general elections that [...]

Nigeria needs more awareness, not legislation on collocation — Coker

Vanguard, June 17, 2015, by Prince Osuagwu Collocation and shared in-frastructure are practices which have found it difficult to penetrate freely in the Nigerian ICT market. While many companies are sharing infrastructure, a whole lot believe in slugging it out with each other in amassing infrastructure which ordinarily they should have shared from somewhere. While some [...]

The State of Nigeria’s ICT Infrastructure

CNBCAFRICA May 19, 2015 Nigeria's ICT sector attracted about 6 billion dollars from Foreign Direct Investments in the past three years, that's according to the country's Minister of Communication Technology. Ayotunde Coker, managing director of Rack Centre joins CNBC Africa to share some insight on the state of ICT Infrastructure in Nigeria.

Government operations need data management — Coker

Punch, February 9, 2015, by OZIOMA UBABUKOH The Managing Director of Rack Centre, an indigenous data centre infrastructure company, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, spoke to OZIOMA UBABUKOH about the impact data centres would have on the country Considering the infrastructural challenge in Nigeria, are there opportunities for the growth of data centres? The opportunities are huge and we [...]