Yearly Archives: 2018


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Why Rack Centre Leads The Market For Data Centre

Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director of Rack Centre shares with IT Edge News, the challenges and opportunities in building and promoting a data centre in a market that is young and perpetually in transition. Rack Centre is the leading data centre in Nigeria. How would you describe the growth since launching service about five years ago? How [...]

Rack Centre wins Datacloud Award in Monaco

Source: Rack Centre  wins Datacloud Award in Monaco by Biztech Africa. Rack Centre, Africa’s Premium Data Centre and the leading carrier neutral Tier III constructed facility certified colocation data centre provider has been honoured with the prestigious Datacloud Award for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category. The Datacloud Europe Award is globally [...]

Rack Centre voted Runners Up at the Data Centre Solutions (DCS) Awards in the UK in two categories

Rack Centre has achieved Runners Up position at the Data Centre Solutions (DCS) Awards in the UK in two categories: ‘Excellence in Data Centre Services Award’ and ‘Data Centre Hosting/Colocation Supplier of the Year’.  This achievement was in a field of other highly respected global Data Centre and Cloud companies. The award was underpinned by [...]

The 10 Most Admired Data Center Solution Providers – Rack Centre: Africa’s Premium Data Centre

Source:  The 10 Most Admired Data Center Solution Providers by Insights Success The data center industry continues to see explosive growth, driven by an increase in overall Internet traffic and businesses that are increasingly migrating towards internal IT systems to third party data center providers. Many times, various companies build their own data center, but [...]

Rack Centre wins best ICT local content provider at 2018 LCCI excellence awards

By Jumoke Akiyode-Lawanson, Businessday, May 3, 2018 The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has verified Rack Centre, Tier III certified data centre as the winner of its local content in ICT, as it honours excellence in this year’s commerce and industry awards. Muda Yusuf, director general of LCCI explaining the rationale for the [...]

Leading Data Centre Provider Rack Centre Honoured with ICT Infrastructure and Data Centre Provider Awards

Rack Centre, Africa’s premium data centre provider has won two awards at the 2018 Beacon of ICT Awards.  It won the “ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year” and ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre)”. The Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards is an annual event that recognises organisations and individual’s contribution to ICT development [...]

Rack Centre CEO talks African datacentre investment

Ayotunde Coker, CEO, Rack Centre talks to TMT Finance Reporter Thomas Simpson about the company’s investment plans and the wider African datacentre market. What are the key factors that you see driving growth in the African datacentre space? Ayotunde Coker (AC): There are a number of growth trackers that are imperative to the industry: firstly, the sharp increase [...]

Rack Centre Declared Finalist In The 2018 UK DCS Awards, Two Years in a Row

TO VOTE FOR RACK CENTRE: Click Here Rack Centre, Africa’s premium Data Centre, for the second-year running has been announced as a finalist in two categories in this year’s Data Centre Solutions Awards in the United Kingdom. The finalist categories are ‘Excellence in Data Centre Services Award’ and ‘Data Centre Hosting/co-location Supplier of the Year’, [...]

‘Our data centre connects the whole of Africa’

By Frank Eleanya, Businessday, March 19, 2018 Setting up a Tier III quality data centre business anywhere in the world requires significant amount of capital. This is despite the fact that it is becoming increasingly necessary in order to sustain business uptime and availability for almost all organisations in the digital age. Ayotunde Coker, managing [...]

Rack Centre, Ready For Local Data Hosting Boom

By TechEconomy.ng,  January 30, 2018 The Director of Operations, Rack Centre (the state-of-the -art Tier III TCCF certified carrier neutral data centre), Ezekiel Egboye in a recent interview with newsmen spoke on sundry issues in the world of data centres, especially with regards the Nigerian market. First, he extolled government’s decision that data should be [...]