This project will host a SADC Regional IXP, additional Root Server Instances and adequate capacity cloud services for the region. Tier 3 Certification (99.982 % uptime, No more than 1.6 hours (95 minutes) of downtime per annum and N+1 fault tolerant providing at least 72 hours of power outage protection).
Among others, the main project objectives are to:
• Centralise the various critical and complementary core infrastructure elements that will reduce operational costs
• Optimize the performance of Internet access to meet current and future demands of region
• Ensure that Internet access, tools and services are available and remain resilient against any regional or global crisis
• Reduce the cost of and stimulate hosting of content, create a cloud-based services ecosystem to accelerate eservices, and provide Government and the private sector with simple, flexible, scalable and secured solutions, with disaster recovery capability, in the region.