Teraco pumps R4bn into Africa’s largest data centre project

Carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions provider Teraco Data Environments today announced construction has commenced on a new hyperscale data centre, with 38-megawatts (MW) of critical power load, in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg.

In an interview with ITWeb yesterday, Jan Hnizdo, CEO of Teraco, said the company is investing $250 million (R4 billion) in the new facility,

“By the time we finish, we would have invested R4 billion over the two phases of construction,” Hnizdo said.