: NTT Launches New Data Center in Johannesburg, South Africa

Oct 26, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

NTT has opened a new data center in South Africa. The facility is located at 21 Sterling Road in Samrand, Johannesburg. The Johannesburg 1 facility will offer 12MW of power across 64,600 square feet (6,000 square meters) upon full build-out. The data center’s first phase currently offers 32,000 square feet (3,000 square meters) and 6MW. NTT uses a closed-loop chilled water system with air-cooled chillers at the facility. 

The CEO of Global Data Centers EMEA, NTT Ltd, Florian Winkler, said: “We’re incredibly proud to be investing in Johannesburg and extending our global data center footprint to South Africa. The country forms a significant part of NTT’s growth strategy as we continue to support Africa’s digital transformation. The opening of Johannesburg 1 will contribute towards the economic growth and social development of the region, as our clients shape the country of tomorrow.”

NTT first announced the facility in 2020. The data center was also scheduled to launch in April 2022.

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