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Digital Parks Africa


Digital Parks Africa is a wholesale data centre infrastructure service provider with its presence in Africa based on modular data centre design methodologies to reduce initial capex costs without compromising on reliability.

DPA Samrand Data Centre facility in Midrand South Africa is Uptime Tier III Design Certified to meet all the requirements and guarantee the highest level of resilience customers need.

The facilities are supported and manned by certified data centre professionals and engineers that span across multi-disciplinary teams to cater for all your data centre infrastructure needs.

Instead of expensive multiple direct links between carriers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs), redundant peering points within Digital Parks Africa allows multiple networks to interconnect using carrier neutral Layer 2 Internet exchange points to increase redundancy, reduce latency and generally improve performance.

Dual fibre routes to the facility's Meet-Me rooms are strategically placed and supported by Tier 1 Carriers as a dark product or as a managed service, and structured cabling is used inside the facility to cross-connect between the customer's network and carriers.

Digital Parks Africa offer a Wireless Colocation shared service on a 60 meter high lattice mast for all wireless and microwave requirements including redundant power where line of sight permits and we insure fibre optic cabling to the data centre.

Digital Parks Africa wholesale data centres refers to relatively large data centres where the provider only wishes to lease large blocks of space and power, typically defined private suites or large cages, to its customers. It does not refer to leasing space only to 'colocation retailers' or companies that specialise in leasing smaller amounts of space. Very often, large enterprises choose to lease wholesale data centres instead of building their own data centre.

While there is no industry or market standard for what power and associated space capacity constitutes a wholesale data centre, most minimum power commitments range from 40 kilowatts to more than 1.5 Megawatt depending on the data centre design and end user demand.