More Africa NewsAngola: Africell has invested in a data center that will support all of its telecoms activities

October 25, 2021by myles0

A few days after the signing of a partnership with Angola Cables to guarantee its future customers quality connectivity, Africell unlocks a new strategic investment. With its new data center, the company aims to offer cutting-edge digital services.

The mobile operator Africell Angola announced, Wednesday, October 20, the opening of a data center in Luanda. The technological infrastructure, entirely cloud-based, is housed in the Kings Tower building in the center of the capital. It is the result of the technical collaboration of renowned companies such as HP, Nokia, Dell and Oracle. Several local partners took part in the design, construction and implementation of the project. like CPC Africa, Jembas or Prosecurity.

Christopher Lundh, CEO of Africell Angola, explained that “  opening the data center is an important step  ”. He said “  Africell is investing in technology that will provide Angola with faster, more affordable and more reliable digital connectivity than ever before. Africell’s new data center features unique technological features that have been designed in collaboration with world-renowned technology partners and built to the highest standards of efficiency, performance and resilience […] it sets the tone for the future of our network  ”.

Africell’s investment in a data center is one of the last major investments of the telecoms company before the official launch of its activities next December. The company, which has built its telecoms network throughout the year, by associating it with international partners such as Oracle for the monetization system of its services, is putting all the chances on its side to own a network. efficient through which it will provide high quality services.

In addition to supporting Africell Angola’s mobile network, the data center will also benefit Angolan entrepreneurs and innovators by providing them with an open environment in which they can host, integrate and run their applications at low cost. Africell’s cloud-based networking capabilities will also provide rapid global connectivity that will be made available to Angolan companies operating in global markets.

Source: Agence Ecofin

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