Browsing: Tuner & Townsend

  • Although there has been a slump in the supply of data centres across the globe owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand continues to grow exponentially
  • As the data centre market matures, the future for the industry in Africa, and globally, looks resoundingly positive
  • Currently, most of the continent’s data centres are found in cooler regions such as Scandinavia or America’s Pacific north-west

There has been a rapid growth of internet users across the African continent over the past decade which has resulted in an increase in demand as more people Africans get online. 

However, the continent still heavily relies on data centres in other regions. 

In its annual Data Centre Cost Index, global consultancy Turner & Townsend’s revealed that although there has been a slump in the supply of data centres across the globe owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, demand continues to grow exponentially. 

Read: Africa is a data goldmine.