icolo.io, a carrier neutral data center provider, has broken ground for a new data center in Nairobi, Kenya targeting to provide 268 cabinets for customer use with up to 800KW of available IT power.
“With our new data center, we are able to offer redundancy, reliability, choice of connectivity partners and flexibility to our colocation customers” said Ranjith Cherickel, founder and CEO of icolo.io
The first phase of the 27,000sqft plus data center will be ready in May 2017 and construction on the second phase will start later in the year.The will have redundant power complete with its own back-up generators, precision cooling and pre-cabled inter connect infrastructure.
icolo.io’s open access data center will provide colocation services i.e. rack space, power, cooling and physical security and it will provide remote hand services and high level technical support to our customers.
icolo.io announced last year the construction of their Mombasa One data center (MBA1) which will be customer ready in March 2017. icolo.io says its new data center in Nairobi is an important part of the infrastructure to provide scalable and reliable solutions to enterprise and cloud customers planning their next major deployments in Africa.