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Jasco partnership with Icolo Nairobi Data centre

As banks, security organizations and other entities requiring data storage, Africa is seeing a growth of data centres across the continent. The Jasco Group, an ICT smart technology solutions partner has signed an agreement with Icolo to create a data centre in Karen, Nairobi. 

In light of this, new points of presence (PoP) are growing. Nairobi is becoming a hub as data storage and security is becoming needed ever so more. 

Jasco co-locating with Icolo takes the company a step towards ensuring it provides its customer’s guaranteed solutions. Data centres offer non-stop available of internet and data with guaranteed backup and protection against damage, disaster and damage.

iColo is a carrier-neutral data centre service provider. They offer access to co-locate to business in all fields including cloud providers, content providers, financial sector and enterprise segment. Therefore, it creates an ecosystem for businesses to hold on as well as grow. The

Former MTN boss Phuthuma Nhleko invests in Kenyan data centre is a Kenyan data centre operator with active operations in Nairobi and Mombasa. The company designs, builds and operates state of the art carrier-neutral data centers to serve a broad spectrum of clients – telecom carriers, ISPs and peering points, IT and cloud providers, content providers, enterprise and financial services customers.

To boost the operations of these data centres, has entered into a partnership with Interxion Holding N.V,  a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services acquiring a controlling interest in Icolo.

The Netherlands based entity has also entered into a strategic partnership with the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund (PRIF), a South Africa based fund. As part of these transactions, PRIF will invest in Icolo and will collaborate and co-invest with Interxion on expansion initiatives across the African continent. The transaction is expected to close in 1Q 2020.

Upon the closing of …