Africa Data Centres completes acquisition of tier IV data centre from Standard Bank

CEO Stephane Duproz: The facility will redefine the data centre experience for customers.

Liquid Telecom Group’s Africa Data Centres has completed the acquisition of a tier IV data centre in Johannesburg from Standard Bank

According to African Data Centres CEO Stephane Duproz, the facility will redefine the data centre experience for regional, continental and global customers. 

He explains that the unique combination of this outstanding facility and Africa Data Centres’ certified operational excellence is the ideal choice for the most demanding organisations, especially those in the financial services sector, who require the highest standards of security and resilience for their IT infrastructure. “We cannot wait to open this hidden gem to the market.”

Standard Bank executive head Jörg Fischer says that the bank is extremely pleased to have completed this “historic milestone” with Africa Data Centres, which is aligned with the bank’s cloud-first digital transformation strategy. “Our digital vision is to bring innovation into every aspect of the bank’s IT systems, transform the employee experience and in turn enable a consistently rich and rewarding customer experience.”