One of Nigeria’s Data Centre operators, Rack Centre has won this year’s Datacloud Award for regional excellence in the Data Centre Geographical Location category.

The Datacloud award, which recognises the leading individuals and companies shaping the global data economy and honour innovation, service excellence and diversity is highly regarded as one of the world’s defining accolade for Data Centre and cloud industry

Quoting Mr Phillip Low, Chairman of Broadgroup, parent company of Data Economy Magazine and organiser of the award ceremony in a statement issued by Rack Centre, the Datacloud Awards is a reflection of the spirit of innovation that exists in the industry. Low noted that all of this year’s winners are disrupting and innovating in ways we had never imagined and helping to define a new era in the IT infrastructure market.

Receiving the award, Ayotunde Coker MD Rack Centre noted: “We are truly proud of this award to Rack Centre representing Nigeria and West Africa.  Last year we were finalist in one category, and this year, finalist in two categories and selected as winner by an august panel of judges.  We continue to strive to sustain excellence, world class quality and market leadership in all we do and the recognition at such prestigious global awards is fantastic recognition for Nigeria.

The Datacloud Europe award winners are selected by independent panel of judges and Rack Centre was selected ahead of three other European finalists due to its success metrics: 100 percent uptime since its launch in 2013, consistently exceeding expectations in customer satisfaction,the first carrier neutral colocation data centre provider in Africa to be Tier III Constructed Facility certifiedby the Uptime Institute and the most connected Tier III data centre in Africa situated in the excellent geophysical location in Lagos.


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