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ai data centres using too much water

Microsoft, Google’s AI Data Centres Are Too Thirsty

Microsoft's data centres in West Des Moines, Iowa, have come under scrutiny for their substantial water consumption. According to a report by the Associated...
Green data centres discussion at Africa climate summit 2023

Green Data Centres Take Centre Stage at Africa Climate Summit 2023

In a pivotal moment at the Africa Climate Summit 2023, the conversation shifted to green data centres. A panel discussion on Green Data centres...
Ecocloud data centre powered by Kengen geothermal

Geothermal Powered Ecocloud Data Centre Launched in Olkaria

Today KenGen and Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) joined forces with local investors in breaking ground for an Ecocloud Data Centre at the KenGen...

Interconnection Provider Teraco To Set Up New 30MW Data Centre 

Data centre and interconnection provider Teraco has revealed that construction has commenced on a new data centre facility with 30 megawatts (MW) of critical power...
Safaricom Ethiopia Team

Safaricom is Building a $100 Million Data Centre in Ethiopia

Safaricom operations in Ethiopia have since started following years of lobbying and waiting for approvals from various state agencies in the country. It makes sense...

Phase II of Konza Data Centre Nears Completion, Will Be East Africa’s Largest Facility

Konza City is far from taking off, but the ultramodern city is taking key steps towards achieving its goals, although we are not certain...

Data Centre Firm iColo Announces Nairobi Internet Exchange Point Under Asteroid Administration

Data Centre firm iColo and global interconnection platform innovator Asteroid have extended their partnership in a new development that will see the latter expand...

iColo Kicks Off Construction of Third Data Centre in Kenya

Data centre firm iColo has announced that it has started constructing its third data centre in Kenya. Located in Nyali, Mombasa, the infrastructure is named...

Data Centre Firm icolo.io Launches Hybrid Solar Power System for Nairobi and Mombasa Stations

Solar Power and Data Centres – Are They Practical? Renewable energy has been catching up over the last couple of years. It is a hot...
MS Datacentre

Microsoft’s First Africa Data Centres Are Live in South Africa

Exactly one year ago today, Microsoft staged a local meet with media reps to discuss the importance of cloud services for local businesses. At...
Telkom Kenya Data Centre

Telkom Kenya Launches Nairobi Data Centre with Three Diverse Fibre Routes

At the moment, one cannot fail to see the competition staged by local tech corporations that cut through a number of frontiers. Both commercial...
Data Centre

icolo.io Opens Mombasa One (‘MB1’) Data Centre, Plans to Launch a Nairobi Subsidiary in November 2018

It is an open secret that technology grows at an alarming rate and in a world where several business functions leverage its offerings in...
Data Centre

East Africa Data Centre (EADC) Wins Tier III Certification from Uptime Institute

Liquid Telecom’s subsidiary, East Africa Data Centre (EADC) has received Tier III Certification, thanks to its efforts in delivering 100% uptime in IT and...
cloud computing

A Cloud Server vs Data Centre Servers

Getting online is one of the fastest ways of reaching the masses and growing one’s business. This necessitates the need for having dedicated or...

SaaS: Rent Software or Own?

Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors offer common software over the internet for use in your own office. Web-based applications such as Hotmail are...

Types of Cloud Storage As a Service (SaaS)

Ask any a CIO to explain SaaS today and he or she will have a lot in mind to talk about. What if you...

What is your cloud provider transparency?

There are some components that make the cloud. They include SaaS, AaS PaS, Storage As a service and these days I here unconfirmed forgotten...

Windows Server 8 beta released on Leap Day

Microsoft made the most of this year’s “extra day,” releasing the long-awaited beta of Windows Server 8 on Leap Day. The company also made the...

Occupy HTML Movement pleading to its users

This could be the Web uprising that may define the future web standards. After the creation of the Occupy Flash, here come ups the...

Corporate Smartphone device management

Corporate IT device management isn’t what it used to be. Desktops and laptops aren't going anywhere anytime soon, but they are no longer the only...
KDN Data Centre launch

KDN Data Centre now complete and open

Kenya Data Networks has announced the opening of the Data Centre to be used for hosting data and software applications. KDN targets corporate clients...

Cloud based data backup recovery best practice 1

Hoping you have done your homework in interest to my previous article on cloud based data backup recovery.  Which process can you use to...

Cloud-Based data back up Recovery

There may be no market paradigm more prominent in today’s IT community than cloud computing. IT executives polled by Gartner Inc a US Based...
Social media research

How Social Networking is affecting storage

The past few years have seen a huge increase in the use of social networking technologies, from Facebook and Twitter to blogs and wikis....
Jonathan Duncan

Ringing the changes within the data centre

While businesses need to tackle issues such as compliance, growing levels of competition, reducing costs and improving agility, IT demands are escalating with the...
Green key

Why you should use Green IT, green is clean

Opinion Article By Neil Rasmussen, senior vice president: APC by Schneider Electric As an increasing number of companies make reducing carbon emissions a key part...

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