South Africa: Cloud and Data Centre Growth in South Africa - 2021 to 2025

South Africa: Cloud and Data Centre Growth in South Africa - 2021 to 2025

  • June 2021 •
  • Report ID: 6097278 •
  • Format: PDF
About the Report

This new report considers the growth of space, power, pricing for South Africa. The report forms part of the Emerging Market report covering also Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Turkey and Vietnam.

The report shows the revenues for Cloud and Data Centre Market forecast over the period from the beginning of 2021 to the beginning of 2025 and provides profiles of the key Public Cloud and Data Centre providers for South Africa .

About South Africa

South Africa has a wide range of domestic fibre network providers, with new fibre network providers like Vuma providing an open access fibre network resold to a number of retail service providers, with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps (the highest in Africa). There are five key international subsea cable systems connecting South Africa.

South Africa has seen a rapid introduction of new CSPs, with Microsoft Azure Cloud and AWS entering the market as a gateway for the rest of Africa. Amongst new CPS is Alibaba Cloud which said it intended to enter the South African market but as yet has not entered.

South Africa has 12 DC providers with over 40 Data Centre Facilities. There has been new Data Centre build announcements with one of them being Global Data Centers, a subsidiary of NTT Ltd, announcing at the of September 2020 the build build a new Data Centre facility at the Central Point Innovation District in Johannesburg called Johannesburg-1.