Zimbabwe: Demand for Digital Infrastructure Surges

Tendo Electronics and Power Engineering Company says the Covid-19 pandemic has seen a surge in demand for digital infrastructure as companies put money into each system upgrades and new installations.

This comes after Tendo not too long ago put in TelOne’s US$1 million information centre growth venture at Mazowe Earth Station.

“Most companies have considerably invested in digital infrastructure throughout the pandemic thereby growing the demand to improve, refresh or set up new information centres to help this drive. We count on demand to proceed rising,” Tendo managing director Mike Kamungeremu mentioned.

This bodes nicely for the sector’s future.

“It is trying very promising. The demand for our companies and options is growing additionally as a result of most companies are going inexperienced and a variety of excellent photo voltaic tasks are arising.

“In addition, the truth that virtually all companies have gone digital means the necessity for us to supply the requisite infrastructure and help for them has develop into essential therefore the rise in demand.

“On the opposite hand the final rise in value ranges even internationally in addition to shortages in overseas forex may even see some tasks being parked by prospects however we hope the Reserve Bank will proceed supporting us by the public sale as they’ve at all times carried out in order that we proceed offering world class options,” Kamungeremu mentioned.

The US$1 million funding injected by TelOne elevated the capability at Mazowe by 150 p.c, having moved from 14 racks to 34 racks able to powering 300kW of IT tools and as much as 6PetaByte of knowledge.