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Accra/London – 2 July 2019 – Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit has launched a new Awards Ceremony to recognise data centre and cloud excellence during the last 12 months across the African continent.

Nominations are now open for the inaugural Datacloud Africa Awards which will be held on the evening of 26th September where winners will be announced in the following categories:

Accra/London – 26 June 2019 - BroadGroup announces the next edition of the Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit which takes place in the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana on September 26.

With Africa’s huge potential and evolving IT infrastructure and data centre industry, this year the one-day conference discusses the development of data centre infrastructure, projections for future advances and potential challenges in this vast continent.

London, 23rd July 2018 – New research from BroadGroup suggests that Morocco has joined the four African top data center markets – together with South Africa, Kenya, Egypt and Nigeria - measured by capacity and power availability.

The new report – Data Centers Africa II – published this August has now been extended and covers 21 countries.

  • L'Africa Data Center association (ADCA) a pour objectif d'être la voix collective pour organiser des interactions avec les gouvernements africains sur la réglementation des data centers et leur politique de gestion
  • Permettre aux membres de bénéficier d'une plateforme de collaboration partageant leur expérience, la formation, les perspectives de marché ou les réglementations techniques
  • Schneider Electric préside l'association jusqu'à l'élection du directoire
  • Les autres membres incluent: Orange, ITA, Technologies NSIA, MTN, PAIX Data Centers, Centre Rack et Poulin

Abidjan, 10 juillet 2018 – Une nouvelle association professionnelle pour les centres de données africains sera formée lors du sommet Datacloud Africa, un nouveau forum axé sur l’investissement dans les centres de données, leur alimentation, leur connexion et leur déploiement aux quatre coins du continent, qui se tiendra à Marrakech le 28 septembre.

Abidjan – 10 July 2018 – A new industry association for African Data Centers is to be formed at the Datacloud Africa Summit – a new forum focused on investing, powering, connecting, and deploying data centers across the continent - which takes place in Marrakech on 28 September.

As the digital economy is all about data, Africa will need to develop its own Data Center Network to ensure Data sovereignty, bandwidth and latency time, and bring back the IT Load across the continent.

London/Marrakech 19 December 2017 - BroadGroup, the international leader in premier IT infrastructure events is excited to announce the launch of the leadership summit for Africa’s data centre, cloud, fiber and edge infrastructure leadership, 28 September 2018 in Marrakech.

Recognizing the challenges for Africa’s digital economy and growth this forum establishes for the first time a unique opportunity for companies engaged in creating new IT ecosystems, their investors financiers and government agencies to meet, network and collaborate.