Raxio DRC to be commissioned in 2022

Raxio DRC is the country’s first carrier-neutral Tier III data centre facility and will support the country’s digital transformation and bridging international and local connectivity.

Location

Kinshasa
Close proximity to the Central Business District

Core

Tier III Standard
Up to 400 Racks
2 – 21 kW per rack

Industries

Telcoms
Financial Services
Enterprise
ISPs
CDNs

The DRC is one of Africa’s largest and fastest-growing markets, with demand for digital products and services forecasted to soar in the coming years with new subsea cables landing and expansion of inland terrestrial fibre networks.

Core services

Set to commence operations in Q2 2022, Raxio DRC will offer its customers an optimized environment for their IT equipment in a state of the art, modular facility, fully equipped with industry best in technology, security, AC/DC power compatibility and redundancy. Raxio DRC will facilitate internet traffic amongst content providers locally and make the internet experience faster, more resilient, and more affordable for all digital users.

Colocation

About

Our carrier-neutral data centre is purpose-built and certified to Tier III standards, and offers 99.99% uptime and best-in-class equipment.

The facility offers customers affordable, secure colocation spaces and hosting environments of up to 400 racks to hold all mission-critical IT infrastructure in a 24/7 redundant environment.

Carrier neutral

Allowing customers to interconnect and choose from a diverse range of carriers.

Tier III standards

To ensure a 24/7, concurrently maintainable and redundant environment with no single points of failure.

Modular

Phased capacity rollout to meet current and future customer demands, with the ability to grow within the facility as needs require.

PUE

Design PUE ratio of 1.3.

Cooling

Energy-efficient indirect adiabatic cooling technology with hot aisle containment.

Power distribution

Power distribution via redundant overhead tap-offs fed by busbars.

Power density

Able to accommodate racks from 1 kW up to 21 kW per rack.

Racks

Racks Standard 600 x 1200mm racks up to 55U. Custom solutions available.

Monitoring

24/7 NOC to ensure optimal performance and prompt troubleshooting.

Security

24/7 CCTV monitoring in addition to onsite security. Up to 7 layers of physical security between the entrance and the servers.

Our story

Raxio Data Centre is an enterprise-grade data centre coming soon to Kinshasa, DRC.

With daily internet traffic doubling in 2020, and more companies moving towards digital products and services in the DRC, Raxio data centre will provide a critical and missing part of the country’s digital infrastructure needed to support the country’s digital growth with affordable, high quality, co-location environment.

The data centre will facilitate internet traffic amongst content providers locally and internationally and make the internet experience faster, more resilient, and more affordable for all Congolese digital users. When it opens in 2022, Raxio DRC will be the only Tier III certified facility in the country and will operate as carrier-neutral and cloud-neutral with the ability to house around 400 racks at full capacity.

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