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Datacenters in Nigeria – Rack Center Nigeria

Martins, February 4, 2015, by Stanislaus Martins So I finally got to visit the Rack Center datacenter in Lagos, Nigeria this year and below are my views on the facility. This is not intended to be a detailed step by step review of their facility (their website already has a lot of information about their facility) This [...]

Rack Centre, IXPN Ink Deal to Provide Enhanced Internet Exchange Point

Nigeria Communications Week, February 4, 2015, by Bankole Orija Rack Centre and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) are delighted to announce the establishment of an Internet Exchange Point at Rack Centre’s Tier III, carrier neutral data centre in Lagos. Rack Centre, wholly owned subsidiary of the Jagal Group, is a state-of-the-art, Tier III Certified data [...]

Companies need not build data centers — Rack Centre boss

Vanguard, January 21, 2015, by Laju Iren The term ‘data centre’ is not a popular one in the technology vocabulary of the average Nigerian. But for every bank account being maintained, every surveillance video captured, and every piece of data that large organisations need to store securely, the use of data centres is not only ubiquitous but [...]

Coker: Tier 111 Data Centre Will Address Big Data Explosion Featured

This Day Live, January 15, 2015 Managing Director, Rack Centre Limited, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, spoke with Emma Okonji on the company's efforts in developing its data centre operations in order to address growing demands for big data storage and management. Excerpts: There is a growing demand for big data storage and management among organisations. What is [...]

Nigeria: Expert Advises Firms On Data Centre Establishment

All Africa, January 8, 2015 By Emma Okonji Companies have been urged to focus more on their core businesses and leave the management of their data to core data centre operators. Managing Director of Rack Centre Limited, a Tier 111 Data Centre operator, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, who gave the advise said said this would create ample opportunities [...]

Rack Centre, IS Internet Solutions Ink Strategic Relationship

Nigeria Communications Week, November 3, 2014 By Bankole Orija Rack Centre and IS InternetSolutions Ltd. (IS), a division of Dimension Data, the pan Africa and global technology services company, have announced the relationship that sees IS take data centre services and collocation space at Rack Centre’s state of the art data centre facility in Ikeja, Lagos. This [...]

UK Envoy on Trade and Investments visits Rack Centre, Applauds strides

The Rack Centre recently hosted Peter Carter, the British Deputy High Commissioner Lagos, the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria and Angola Mr. David Heath MP alongside a business delegation comprising from the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI). Rack Centre is the first and only Tier III certified vendor neutral data centre in all of [...]

Education, assessment critical to proper data centre management, says TechXact boss

Business Day, June 3, 2014 By Ben Uzor Jr With the growing number of multi-million dollar data centre projects springing up across Nigeria, Africa largest economy, an industry expert says the country needs to rev up its skills, expertise and techical knowhow especially in the area of assessment to effectively manage these infrastructure. Data centres gives impetus to [...]

Rack Centre Receives Tier III Certification From The Uptime Institute – A First For Nigeria & West Africa Data Centres – Featured

RACK CENTRE, a Nigerian data centre based in Lagos, has officially received Tier III Certification from the global data centre authority – The Uptime Institute. The accreditation is the first for a Nigerian data centre as well as the first for West and North Africa. It comes after a rigorous assessment of the data centre [...]