What Companies Need to Know About Interconnection to Succeed in Digital Business

Interconnection is the deployment of IT traffic exchange points that integrate direct, private connections between counterparties. In an age when reams of information race around the world with the click of a finger and massive transactions routinely occur several times faster…

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What is DCIM?

In recent decades, demands for scalability, performance, security, and operations have compelled IT to make frequent modifications to the underlying infrastructure. As technology evolves to meet the expanding demands of the modern enterprise, new hardware progressively replaces…

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State of African Data Centre Market 2021

The Africa Data Centres Association is honoured and delighted to produce the “State of the African Data Centre Market 2021” report, following the first edition's success in 2020. This report underscores the crucial role of private investment in data centre infrastructure…

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Common Cloud Management Challenges and How to Fix Them

Cloud infrastructure management is key to driving organisations’ goals and this explains the increasing quest to secure complete control of organisations’ cloud environment. Organizations leverage cloud computing services ultimately for the value of cost-efficiency and to save…

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Understanding Compliance Standards for Data Centers

Data compliance and regulation should be viewed as standards that establish best practices for handling, storing, and securing data. Yes, there may be consequences for noncompliance or failure to satisfy the specified requirements, but even without those consequences, all…

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The Cost Benefits of Cloud Utilization

The introduction of technological solutions like cloud services enables businesses to stay efficient and effective whilst cutting down operational costs to improve productivity and increase profitability. Since the cloud computing concept was introduced and technically launched…

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Everything You Need To Know About Cloud Computing

Despite being introduced several years ago, Cloud Computing or Cloud Technology has continued to be the buzzword among IT experts and businesses. Though invented way back in 1996, Cloud Computing just started to gain attention in recent years. 2012 was the time when Cloud…

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Understanding the Business Benefits of Data Center Outsourcing

As more companies become digital and shift from individual servers to networked systems, numerous businesses are realizing that the benefits of running server rooms in-house are being outweighed by the advantages of an outsourced solution. Many companies are yet to realize the…

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Cloud Computing: Saving Money For African Businesses

Given the current pandemic across the globe, internet use and technology in Africa is unsurprisingly on the rise. Fortunately, within the past decade, there’s been a ‘boom’ in technological infrastructure and its use by both businesses and their patrons. Cloud computing remains…

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The Financial Benefits of Data Center Outsourcing

The increased adoption of digital services fueled by the proliferation of smart devices, remote work and increased cloud computing is making it compelling for enterprises across the globe to invest in larger data applications and servers. Where to host these applications is…

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Benefits of Data Colocation

Colocation is the act of renting out rack spaces to house servers and other IT hardware within a data center owned by a third party. Typically, a data center facility provides the building/space, power distribution, cooling, internet connectivity, cabling, fire suppression and…

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Understanding Data Center Costs Breakdown – A Look at the Pricing Models

To avoid the expense of owning and operating their own data centers, many enterprises  outsource the management of their IT infrastructure to third party data center service providers whose services entails the day-to-day provisioning and management of servers or hosting…

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How MDXi Became the Most Environmental-friendly Data Center in Nigeria – Gbenga Adegbiji

Gbenga Adegbiji, the Chief Operating Officer at MDXi, West Africa's leading data center company has reavealed how MDXi became the most environmental friendly data center in Nigeria. In an interview with TechEconomy.NG, Adegbiji spoke candidly about MDXi's vast impact on Digital…

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