SADC Regional Carrier-Neutral Data Centre

SADC Regional Carrier-Neutral Data Centre


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.


Posted on

September 11, 2023

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