RedFox Latest to Roll out Data Centre

Sep 24 , 2022


A privately-owned modular data centre in Addis Abeba's ICT Park has gone operational nearly two years after RedFox Solutions Group secured land in the Park. RedFox executives, led by General Manager Adane Kasaye, plan to operationalise a second build-to-suite data centre in the Park in the coming months. The modular data centre took over a year and a half to complete. RedFox's facility is the latest in a line of data centres inaugurated in the capital. The state-owned Ethio telecom and Safaricom Ethiopia Plc have both launched their own data centres over the past year. The latter recently inked a lease agreement with the Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) to build another facility inside the ICT Park. Dashen Bank rolled out a data centre built at a cost of close to a quarter of a billion Birr a few months ago. RedFox is one of four private companies to secure land in the ICT Park for the construction of data centres at the end of 2020. The IPDC allotted the company 4,000sqm. Raxio Data Plc, ScutiX and Wingu.Africa received an aggregate 22,000sqm.


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