Data Centre Manager of the Year


Winner of  the 2019 Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) Awards  for the “Data Center Operations Team of the Year”  category. This award recognises teams convened for a special task, at any stage in the data center life cycle, which goes above and beyond day-to-day operations. Despite a very challenging operating terrain, characterized by lack of reliable grid power and limited access to skill sets, the team has continued to achieve set objectives at Nigeria’s first carrier-neutral Tier III colocation data center, using purely local talent

Winner of 2019 DataCloud Global Awards for Excellence  in Regional Data Centre Award – Middle East and Africa. and 2018 winner for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category.

The only African Data Centre provider voted runner up in 2019, 2018 and 2017 UK Data Centre Solutions (DCS) global awards in two categories.

Voted winner as the ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year and ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Datacentre) five years in row at the Nigeria Communications Week Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015).

Winner of the 2018 Capacity Europe Global Carriers Awards for the “ Best Data Centre Innovation” category which underscores the high benchmark Rack Centre has achieved since launch, setting the pace, raised the bar in the Africa region and operated with 100 percent efficiency.

Winner of 2018 Best Infrastructure Innovation at the Africa Fintech Summit.

Recognised as the 2018 Local Content in ICT by The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Rack Centre’s significant contribution to the development of commerce and industry through technology infrastructure innovation.

Winner of the 2018 Data Centre Dynamics Award for the “Data Centre Manager of the Year” category by Sunday Opadijo, Chief Engineer, Rack Centre; the first of such win in Africa!

Voted most innovative technology company in Nigeria 2017 by the highly respected BusinessDay business daily publication

Winner of the 2017 Nigeria Technology Innovation and Telecoms Awards (NTITA) Cloud Service Provider of the Year, and Data Centre Provider of the Year and 2018 Cloud Service    Provider of the Year

2016: Capacity Africa Carrier Awards; the Best Africa Data Centre Project.

2016: Excellence in Data Centre Service award at the Africa Information Technology and Telecoms awards in Accra.

2015: Data Centre Dynamics Impact Award Winner. Finalist in Modular Category.

2015: Global Quality Awards Winner Most Innovative Data Centre

Recognised for market leadership and pace setting innovation at the 2019 Businessday Next Bulls Award

Recognised as the best in  Data Centre, Cloud and Edge  and  the  “ Africa Data Centre Service Provider of the Year Award” at the 2019 Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit.

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Rack Centre is the first and only truly carrier neutral state-of-the-art Tier III Constructed Facility Certified data centre in Africa offering colocation, content distribution, interconnect and Cloud services. The most connected Tier III constructed facility certified in Africa; it features connection to over 35 of the major carriers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the Nigeria, Tier 1 networks, pan Africa international carriers, and direct connection to all 5 undersea cables serving the South Atlantic Coast of Africa; every country on the Atlantic coast of Africa is directly connected to Rack Centre.