Rack Centre, West Africa’s Best-connected Carrier and Cloud neutral data centre, has announced the sponsorship of Africa Tech Festival 2023 as well as its plan to have an exhibition booth at the 3-day event scheduled for 14th to 16th November 2023 in Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
During the three-day festival, there will be a series of activities aimed at uniting Africa’s tech ecosystem and industry verticals.
Africa Tech Festival, home to AfricaCom and AfricaTech, is a flagship event for technology and innovation in Africa, and offers a unique opportunity for industry players to exchange ideas, share knowledge, and explore the latest trends in the tech world.
As a sponsor of the Africa Tech Festival, Rack Centre will have a prominent presence at the event, including a dedicated exhibition booth where attendees can learn more about Rack Centre’s services and solutions. Besides, there will be a team of experts on hand to answer questions and discuss how Rack Centre can help businesses of all sizes succeed in the digital age.
While speaking on the sponsorship, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Rack Centre, Jasper Lankhorst said “We are delighted to sponsor the 2023 edition of Africa Tech Festival and this is another way in which we contribute to the growth of the technology sector in Africa. As a leading provider of data centre services in West Africa, our sponsorship of Africa Tech Festival underscores our commitment to supporting the growth of the tech industry.”
According to Lankhorst, this prestigious event promises to be a hub for technological innovation and a convergence of global tech leaders, making it an ideal platform for Rack Centre to showcase its commitment to advancing the digital landscape.
He said he is looking forward to sharing his expertise and forging new partnerships to help businesses and organizations achieve their digital ambitions.
Over the years, Africa Tech Festival has helped to unlock Africa’s digital future by connecting 12,000+ c-suite telco and enterprise leaders, inspirational start-up founders, influential investors and senior government officials.
Rack Centre’s rich ecosystem includes 65 telecommunication carriers, Internet Service Providers, global Tier 1 networks, and pan Africa international carriers, including direct interconnections to all major subsea cables serving the South Atlantic Coast of Africa including Equiano and in the foreseeable future 2Africa.
Rack Centre became the first International Finance Corporation (IFC) EDGE-certified data centre in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Officially making this the first Green Certified Data Centre in Africa and the most connected facility in the region, according to its Peering DB ranking.