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The African Colo Gold Rush

Africa’s available data center hosting capacity is exploding. Full-stack cloud data centers have arrived, IXP and CDN rollout is accelerating and enterprises are externalizing their IT workloads to colo facilities. The sector is riding a wave of deep-seated, pandemic-boosted structural transformation of the digital workplace and enterprise IT architectures – it is, unquestionably, one of the few winners in Africa’s COVID-19 world.

A data-driven deep-dive into the demand, supply, competitive and business model dynamics underpinning the SSA data center market. All with Xalam’s uncompromising focus on investor value.


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