TechInAfrica – China Telkom Middle East and Africa (CTMEA), a subsidiary of China Telecom Global (CTG) made an announcement about the establishment of an international network and telecommunications hub in order to support growing traffic demands. The announcement was made at Teraco Data Environments, Africa’s first vendor-neutral data center.
Since 2012, CTMEA has established its network nodes in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg. It provides the inter-connecting hub linking the worldwide internet resources into Africa. The Teraco’s advanced data center services will be linked with CTG’s information communication technology (ICT) solutions. It aims to fulfill the globally increase demands into the African continent, especially from Asia Pacific IT Companies.
With the Tier III+ data centers in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg, it allows multi-national companies to co-locate their serves. In addition, the new cooperation enables multi-national companies to subscribe to Teraco’s co-location services linked to CGT’s ICT and connectivity solutions.
A Managing Director of CTMEA, Changhai Liu said that it is more convenient and reliable for customers to trust connectivity services from Teraco and China Global. The customers can leave it to Teraco for their hosting colocation and inter-connection requirements while they can focus on their business operations. The CTMEA has been focusing on their market in Africa and their co-operation with Teraco will build up competitiveness in the Middle East and Africa.
Terraco provides its customer with vendor-neutral, resilient data center facilitates and the lowest latency interconnection points to cloud and content. The data centers ensure a secure system with 99.999% uptime environment. The focus of Teraco has always been about growing its ecosystem of telecommunication, content, financial services enterprise, as well as internet service operator for more than a decade. Furthermore, it gives access to its clients to Africa’s largest internet exchange, NAPAfrica. All the benefits of interconnections are already included through the platform.
A Director of Teraco, Jan Hnizdo said that Teraco has always been investing on expanding its data center facilities with the capacity and floor space to meet the high demands from enterprise as well as from the surge in cloud computing uptake. He continuously stated that their collaboration with CTG brings opportunities for Chinese content and applications to increase traffic demands in African countries to the East. With this development, their clients will be able to experience the most advanced, affordable data center and IT solutions for both partners.