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 [...]

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 [...]