TelOne Commissions US$1 Million Mazowe Data Centre Extension

State-owned telecommunications firm, TelOne on Thursday commissioned an extension to the Mazowe Data Centre at a colourful occasion attended by authorities officers and the company world.

The US$1 million venture accomplished Mazowe’s fourth Performance Optimised Data Centre, growing its capability by 150% – a transfer from 14 racks to 34 racks able to powering 300kW of IT gear and as much as 6PetaByte of knowledge.

Speaking throughout the launch, TelOne managing director, Chipo Mtasa stated the ability will assist organisations consolidate their info know-how assets and features for enhanced effectivity.

“The Mazowe Data Centre growth venture for which we’re gathered is in response to the demand that has been spurred by the premium website and safety that it provides. We satisfaction ourselves with this facility, which is a premium catastrophe restoration website with 100% energy, cooling, and safety. Through this, TelOne will assist organisations consolidate their IT assets and features for enhanced effectivity, profit from the higher economies of scale and elevated compliance measures,” she stated.

The growth additionally strengthens TelOne’s capability to supply cloud-based providers comparable to digital personal servers, internet, and e mail internet hosting. It additional permits the parastatal to supply a various portfolio of future proof providers leveraged on information centre and cloud environments thereby permitting the event of recent and thrilling merchandise to reinforce the digital panorama in Zimbabwe.

Telecommunications minister Jenfan Muswere applauded this improvement citing that it’s equally important at different primaries.

“From a Government perspective, we actually are eager on seeing a good faster improve of this type of infrastructure in our nation – it’s as important as roads, airports, and different infrastructure within the digital financial system.”

The growth of the Mazowe Data Centre is a agency basis for the implementation of the National Development Strategy One (NDS1) which requires that we arrange a sound digital financial system.


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