Posts tagged as Teraco

Data centre infrastructure investment

Teraco’s Cape Town data centre continues to grow on the back of strong demand for vendor-neutral data centre colocation services. The facility, situated in Rondebosch, first opened its doors in February 2009. Corporate clients are only a cable away from a provider of choice, with a selection of over 30 local and global carriers such […]

Global content on our doorstep

Teraco Data Environments, Africa’s first provider of vendor neutral data centres, has teamed up with Vox Telecom to bring Akamai’s global content to Africa’s doorstep. Akamai Technologies is a leading cloud platform for media and content delivery, application performance, and web security; delivering secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. The Akamai node and […]

R200-million funding facility secured

Teraco Data Environments has secured a R200-million medium term funding facility from Absa’s Corporate and Investment Banking division. The funds raised will enable the company to continue to expand facilities in line with clients’ needs. Teraco’s data centre facilities allow clients to co-locate their key telecommunications equipment, internet requirements, storage facilities, cloud, hosting and other […]

Mobile operator supports open peering

Cell C is said to be the first mobile operator in the country to support open peering. All of this has been made possible by NAPAfrica, South Africa’s first open and free public peering facility and one of the largest multi-lateral peering internet exchanges in the country. Open peering is a good opportunity for Cell […]

IP networks connect internationally

Teraco Data Environments has announced that it has now connected with the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), which interconnects over 550 IP networks. The direct link to Teraco’s peering service NAPAfrica, which has been effective from March 2013, brings Africa substantially closer to Europe in terms of connectivity, and offers opportunities for European carriers to connect […]

Vendor-neutral data centre alleviates impact of cable cut

Teraco and data networks communication provider Seacom recently worked overtime to reconnect clients affected by a cable cut that occurred some kilometres north of the coast of Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. The benefits of hosting in a vendor neutral data centre was highlighted when the facility was able to swiftly connect Mweb, Cell C and others following the outage. With Seacom located close […]

Support for open-peering

Sentech, the signal distributor for the majority of South Africa’s broadcasters, is now live on peering platform, NAPAfrica. Sentech will now not only be able to benefit from bandwidth savings through NAPAfrica, but will also be able to distribute content to an ever-growing list of peering members already housed within the Teraco facility. This could lead to […]

Point-to-point wireless backhaul solution launched

Cambium Networks, a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions for reliable connectivity in any environment, has launched the Cambium PTP 810, a new point-to-point (PTP) wireless backhaul solution. Key features of PTP 810 include: it supports native E1/T1 and native Ethernet with high capabilities and optimal performance in a single configurable software system; operates in […]