Africa Interconnection Report 2020

Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa's Cloud & Data Centre Ecosystem

Africa Interconnection Report

New version of this report is now available here.

It has been a transformative year for Africa’s cloud ecosystem. Considerable new investment is going into carrier-neutral data centres across the region and slowly but surely the adoption of cloud services is gathering pace. 

Meanwhile, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led many businesses to accelerate adoption of cloud services, and reaffirmed the need to push ahead with digital transformation initiatives.

To gain a deeper insight into all these trends, Console Connect commissioned consultancy firm Balancing Act to gather market research on the region’s data centre and cloud ecosystem

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In this report, you will:

  • Learn about the broader global and local trends that are driving growth in data centres and cloud services in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Gain insight into the region’s main data centre hubs.
  • Discover how the arrival of hyper-scale cloud providers to the region will impact local businesses and infrastructure.
  • Explore likely growth sectors for cloud and data centre services.
  • Discover how interconnection and network automation can improve access to clouds and data centres in the region.