Raxio Ivory Coast to be commissioned in 2023

Raxio Ivory Coast is the country’s first carrier-neutral Tier III data centre facility and will support the country and the wider region by enabling digital transformation and bridging international and local connectivity.


Village of Innovation and Technology (VITIB)

In Grand Bassam, 30 kms from the city centre of Abidjan


Tier III Standard

Up to 400 Racks

2 – 21 kW per rack


Financial Services





Ivory Coast is the fastest growing economy in francophone West Africa and will serve customers in Abidjan and the wider UEMOA region at a time when digital transformation, data and content consumption, and connectivity are all increasing at historic rates.

Core services

Set to commence operations in Q3 2023, Raxio Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast will deliver much-needed colocation capacity, cross-connection services with local and international carriers, and a series of value-added services to the entire region.



Our carrier-neutral data centre is purpose-built and certified to Tier III standards, and offers 99.9% 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.


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


Design PUE ratio of 1.3.


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


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


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 Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

With the recent acceleration of mobile and internet penetration and an economy largely driven by companies in the services sector, Raxio will support Ivory Coast and the broader region’s digital transformation by providing an optimized environment for IT equipment in a state-of-the-art facility.

The data centre, together with the new upcoming subsea cable landings and investments in terrestrial infrastructure, will drive appetite for data consumption and local content by all digital users. When it opens in 2023, Raxio Ivory Coast will be the first state-of-the-art, privately owned 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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Raphael Konan

General Manager, Ivory Coast

Raphael is the General Manager of Raxio in its Ivory Coast subsidiary. He is in charge of the execution of the strategic plan, operational management, expansion of the group’s activities in the country.

He has accumulated more than 20 years in management of strategic units of mobile network operators and infrastructure service providers (both domestically and internationally) where he has held several positions including AFRIPA Telecom, Côte d’Ivoire Telecom, Alink Telecom, Atlantic Group, PCCW Global, IHS and most recently VIPNET.

He graduated in management from the Ecole de Commerce d’Abidjan (ESCA) in Economics and Marketing Management from the National Polytechnic Institute Félix Houphouët-Boigny (INP-BHRaphael )

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