Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Capital Business
Capital Business


MTN Business Kenya unveils a Sh1.33 billion data center

MTN Kenya Data Center tour with Microsoft Country manager Kunle Awosika, MTN Business Kenya Managing Director Kennedy Chinganya and PS Eng Kyalo

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 – MTN Business Kenya has launched a US$13 million – Sh1.33 billion- Tier three Data Center in Nairobi.

According to the company, the center is expected to serve the country’s service economy, especially Small Medium Enterprises who include online retailers, service providers, over-the-top content companies and video on demand providers.

MTN Business Kenya Managing Director Kennedy Chinganya says the center features includes data security, immediate access and lower operational costs for companies in the country.

Additionally, the center will allow cloud computing, virtualization and convergence.

“The state-of-the-art center that we have just launched will be very instrumental in the country. As such, companies will no longer need to store their own data as it can be very tedious. That is where we come in,” Chinganya said.

Chinganya said that the center is built on technology that based on Uptime Institute  and Telecommunications Industry Association 942 standards.

“We have established this center using the most rigorous engineered IP networks, in order to meet the business needs of our customers.”

The Nairobi center becomes MTN’s 48th  data center.

Click to comment

More on Capital Business

Executive Lifestyle

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 12 – The country’s super wealthy individuals are increasing their holding of bonds, gold and cash, a new report by Knight...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 9 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi has urged members of the public to exercise extreme caution when making any...

Ask Kirubi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 – Businessman and industrialist Dr. Chris Kirubi is set to own half of Centum Investment Company PLC, following a go-ahead...

Ask Kirubi

It is without a doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has caught the whole world by surprise. Although its full impact is yet to be...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Commercial Banks have been ordered to provide relief to borrowers on their personal loans, with loans eligible from March...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun17 – Kenya’s tea leaves manufacturer Kericho Gold, has been awarded the Superbrands Seal by Superbrands East Africa for their quality variety...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 – As the local telecommunications industry gears up to roll out 5G networks in the country, the Communications Authority of...


NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Airtel Kenya is offering free internet access for students in order to enable continued learning at home in the...