May 6, 2020

Teraco is building a second data centre facility in Cape Town

Teraco has formally confirmed the construction of Teraco Cape Town 2, a new 30MW data centre facility.

Apr 15, 2020

Teraco Connect Foundation grant to support SABEN in changing digital landscape

Teraco, Africa's largest vendor-neutral data centre provider, announces a R7.5 million support grant to the South African Broadband Education Networks via the Teraco Connect Foundation.

Mar 5, 2020

NAPAfrica reaches 1Tbps Internet milestone

The company asserts its strength as the seventh largest IXP in the world.

Dec 3, 2019

Teraco appoints new CEO, asserts position as Africa's leading data centre

Teraco has announced Lex Van Wyk will step down as chief executive officer, effective 1 January 2020.

Sep 17, 2019

Teraco achieves global top 3 data centre ranking

"By colocating in a Teraco data centre, you're surrounded by opportunities to form new interconnections with business partners, service providers and networks," says Michele McCann, Head of Interconnection and Peering, Teraco.

Jul 9, 2019

Teraco to invest R1bn in expansion of data centre campus

The Teraco campus expansion follows on from the recently launched Riverfields hyper-scale data centre facility in Bredell.

May 16, 2019

Teraco's Africa Cloud Exchange offers direct connection to multiple leading global cloud services in Africa

Currently, AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Express Route and Google's Cloud Platform are all available via the cloud exchange.

Jan 25, 2019

Berkshire Partners to invest in Teraco Data Environments

The Boston-based investment firm has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the company.

Sep 10, 2018

China Telecom Global selects Teraco Data Environments as location for its inter-connection hub

China Telecom Global has selected Teraco Data Environments as the location for its inter-connection hub.

Mar 27, 2018

Creating tomorrow's ecosystem: Teraco to expand its African offering

Teraco has now built four fully operational data centres and launched Africa's first hyper-scale facility, the company says.

Dec 13, 2017

AWS Direct connect now available at Teraco's South Africa data centres

This will enable customers to directly access AWS services in AWS infrastructure Regions around the world.

Nov 6, 2017

Open Access celebrates five years of building Africa's Internet ecosystem

The ICT networking?event, hosted by Teraco and FibreCo Telecommunications, is taking place in the Western Cape this week.

Nov 2, 2017

Teraco selected as Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute connectivity partner

Teraco will offer access to the Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute sites in Africa when Azure becomes generally available in 2018.

Sep 5, 2017

Teraco announces sponsorship to help boost Africa's Internet infrastructure

The decision to sponsor root operators is another way Teraco can support the growth of the African Internet market.

Aug 16, 2017

Hyperscale demand encourages African infrastructure investment

Evidence of this investment was visible today as Teraco launched its Riverfields Hyperscale Centre east of Johannesburg.

May 5, 2017

NAPAfrica celebrates five years as Africa's largest IXP

NAPAfrica is also one of the top three IXP's in the southern hemisphere, as well as the regional Internet traffic hub for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Teraco raises R1.2bn in debt funding for further investment into South African data centres
The funding from Absa will be used to invest in the Teraco Campus in Isando, and for the construction of Teraco's new data centre in Bredell.
Mar 16, 2017
Nov 7, 2016

ShowMax announces peering agreement with NAPAfrica

The video-on-demand service aims to reduce latency and network hops, which means faster response times and fewer buffering events.

Hurricane Electric marks first expansion into Africa with launch of new POP in Teraco Johannesburg and peering at NAPAfrica
The company has debuted a point of presence in Teraco's Johannesburg data centre and peering at NAPAfrica.
Jul 21, 2016
May 31, 2016

Putting Africa on the Internet Measurement Map

IXP, NAPAfrica and Workonline have teamed up with the RIPE NCC to gather Internet data to help network operators gain further visibility into the African Internet's structure.

May 5, 2016

Telkom Group's Openserve to peer at NAPAfrica

This is in keeping with the broader evolution of a deregulating market and will assist the group in the way it provides open access broadband to all South Africans.

Feb 29, 2016

Building Africa's biggest data centre in Isando

The Teraco build brings the total size of the Isando facility to 9 000sqm of white space and 18 500sqm of utility space.

Nov 24, 2015

Access to global cloud providers available at Teraco through Internet Solutions' CloudConnect

Clients get a secure connection to Google, Amazon Web Services, Dimension Data Cloud and Microsoft Azure and Office 365 via IS's CloudConnect product.

Nov 19, 2015

Open access a disruptor that drives value for customers

A shared infrastructure approach and open access are disruptors that will ultimately lead to better business and value for end-users, says Teraco.

Sep 15, 2015

Teraco is interconnecting Africa to the world's financial markets

A fibre link between the JSE and the Teraco Isando data centre provides capital market participants with connectivity required to transport financial data.

Jul 10, 2014

What does the data centre of the future look like?

Teraco Data Environments says the path to 2020 will provide equivalent amounts of innovation and evolution.

Jun 4, 2014

Cloud on Demand moves to Teraco to boost growth plans and expand ecosystems

The move ensures that the company is able to deliver true flexibility through a software-defined data centre.

Apr 22, 2014

African content will fast forward connectivity growth

There's growth on the horizon for African Internet companies, driven by a phenomenon called remote peering.

Internet exchange infrastructure boom boosts African Internet growth
NAPAfrica's predicted growth will result in a 100% increase in peering traffic during 2014, says Lex van Wyk, CEO of Teraco Data Environments.
Feb 27, 2014
Feb 20, 2014

This way if you want to connect to Africa

The vendor-neutral data centre co-locates more than 100 telecommunications companies, says Lex van Wyk, CEO of Teraco.

Teraco increases investment in Cape Town infrastructure as key tech hub
The company has started construction on a third dedicated colocation data centre within Great Westerford.
Nov 14, 2013
Global content on our doorstep as Akamai finds a home in Africa
The Akamai node and infrastructure will be set up in Teraco, connected to NAPAfrica, and leverage the Vox Telecom carrier network.
Oct 2, 2013
Teraco Data Centre Environments co-hosts AFRINIC's training programme in Johannesburg
The training programme ensures participants practice configuring and troubleshooting IPv6 networks and services.
Aug 29, 2013
Sentech shows support for open peering
The signal distributor for the majority of SA's broadcasters is now live on NAPAfrica, says Teraco Data Environments.
Apr 3, 2013
Teraco broadens African horizons through link to major European-based Internet exchange AMS-IX
The connection provides new opportunities through reduced rate connections to Africa and likewise from Teraco's peering point for African carriers to its own exchange, says AMS-IX.
Mar 11, 2013
NAPAfrica brings content giants to Africa
NAPAfrica announces open access for peering members to major international content providers.
Nov 27, 2012
Teraco launches first vendor-neutral satellite earth station in Africa
Teraco Teleport will provide clients positions on which to deploy their receivers at the Isando Data Centre site, says Teraco Data Environments.
Nov 12, 2012
Teraco launches marketplace for financial institutions to connect directly to customers
The secure data centre facility lets institutions connect quickly to their customers, reducing costs and improving latency.
Oct 31, 2012
Free peering facility NAPAfrica fast becoming global exchange for Africa
NAPAfrica offers customers a visible and continuously growing network of peers with just one peering agreement.
Oct 5, 2012
Cloud is reliant on the data centre
The decision to house cloud services within a data centre should involve consideration of connectivity, downtime and the ability to match capacity with the requirement of the cloud, says Lex van Wyk, MD of Teraco Data Environments.
Aug 28, 2012
Data centre environments key to the IT strategy
Data centres are key to organisational IT strategies due to the increased demand of application and content access - anywhere, any time, says Lex van Wyk, MD of Teraco Data Environments.
Jun 28, 2012
Teraco launches Africa Cloud eXchange
The vendor-neutral co-location space provides a secure data centre environment for cloud providers.
May 10, 2012
Teraco appoints business development manager for NAPAfrica
Michele McCann takes on the role of business development manager for the company's national peering offering.
May 9, 2012
Taking peering to the people
Teraco Data Environments unveiled NAPAfrica, its open, free and public peering facility.
Apr 20, 2012
Free peering points target bandwidth budgets
Teraco and NAPAfrica introduce SA's first open, public peering facility with a national presence for network operators and ISPs.
Mar 22, 2012
Co-location will reduce energy consumption
Clients co-locating with Teraco will save on power usage and associated costs, plus further benefits, says Lex van Wyk, MD of Teraco.
Feb 2, 2012
Teraco opens Durban data centre as co-location demand continues to rise in SA
The company has opened its third vendor-neutral co-location facility, in Riverhorse Valley.
Oct 5, 2011
Teraco gets R158m data centre boost
The financing will be used to further support the company`s growth, says Teraco.
Jun 2, 2011
Teraco completes Series-C round of funding
The financing includes a combination of both equity and debt, with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, becoming an equity shareholder in Teraco.
Jun 2, 2011
Teraco appoints CFO to build large enterprise financial structure
Jan Hnizdo is a qualified chartered accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand.
May 10, 2011
Umhlanga data centre boon for Durban
The R35 million facility is set to bring local companies a wide range of connectivity options, says Teraco.
Apr 21, 2011
Teraco steps up global best practice with top international facilities management expert
Brendan Dysel will manage and oversee provisioning from utilities and infrastructure development.
Aug 31, 2010
Teraco powers up Loot.co.za online retail growth
The company`s data centre has become the new home for Loot.co.za`s server infrastructure.
Aug 12, 2010
Teraco lands Broadband Infraco as its latest major carrier
Broadband Infraco will offer tier one backbone services from within two of the company`s national facilities.
Jun 18, 2010
Teraco`s second vendor-neutral data centre goes live
The company`s second vendor-neutral data centre has opened for business in Isando, Johannesburg.
Jan 21, 2010
Teraco brings SA opportunity to UK hi-tech business leaders
The international event highlighted the changes in SA`s telecoms landscape over the last year.
Oct 2, 2009
Teraco sets sail for EMEA customers
The company will co-sponsor a boat in the Silicon Cup with Guy Willner, co-founder and CEO of IXEurope.
Sep 15, 2009
Alliance of the neutrals
Teraco Data Environments and Dark Fibre Africa team up to offer carrier- and vendor-neutral services to data centres.
Aug 21, 2009
Teraco closes Series-B financing round
The company has topped up its operating capital with a further R50 million.
Jul 14, 2009
Teraco begins operations
The data centre operator kicks off in Cape Town, with its Johannesburg facility set to open later this year.
Feb 19, 2009
Teraco opens SA`s first vendor neutral data centre
Customers can connect to any carrier, network operator or service provider without restriction.
Feb 19, 2009
Ex-Storm investors in data centre deal
They made a bundle out of selling Storm to Vox Telecom, and are now looking to make loads more out of data centres.
Aug 27, 2008
Teraco secures R47.5m in first-round funding
Investors in the financing round included Marlow Advisers, Treacle Private Equity, and the Pentangle Group.
Jul 24, 2008