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PAIX Data Centres Increases Its Capacity in Ghana to 1.2 Megawatts

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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PAIX Data Centres has expanded its capacity in Ghana to 1.2 MW. This development is to accommodate the increasing demand for access to digital infrastructure. 

The expansion has made the data center one of the largest in Ghana. It will also ensure internet service providers, cloud providers, and enterprises get access to vital digital infrastructure. 

Paix Ghana Expansion

PAIX Ghana Expansion To Offer Reliable Internet Connectivity

One key benefit of this expansion is the enhanced connectivity. The collective benefits will allow online businesses to thrive in this digital era. The expansion comes at a pivotal time as the demand for reliable and scalable data centers in Africa is expected to exceed supply by 300% over the next two years. 

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The current installed capacity of 250 MW will need to be significantly increased to 1,200 MW by 2030. This ensures it meets the rapidly increasing demand for data, with consumption expected to rise by 40% each year. This is according to industry estimates.

PAIX expansion Positions Ghana As An Attractive Gateway

PAIX stated the data center will help Internet service providers, cloud providers, and enterprises. It will ensure they take full advantage of robust digital infrastructure and improved connectivity.

The upgraded facility features advanced cooling and waste management systems. Not forgetting the increased integration of renewable energy as a power source.

Wouter van Hulten, CEO of PAIX Data Centres, said, “PAIX’s investment in our ACC-1 data center positions it as the leading network hub. It is created by the aggregation of multiple undersea cable landing points connecting to terrestrial cables. Also, this makes Accra a highly attractive gateway to West Africa.”

He added: “We are working closely with our connectivity, and content delivery networks. Not leaving out social media, and cloud customers seeking to serve this emerging market. Also, we are developing a thriving magnetic cloud and content hubs in Accra.”


The expansion will also develop Ghana into a thriving digital society, driving innovations and economic growth in the country. 

Bright Tawiah, MD at PAIX in Ghana, said: “This expansion reaffirms our dedication to providing best-in-class data center solutions to our customers in Accra and beyond. As one of Africa’s digital economy hotspots, Accra plays a vital role in driving innovation and growth across various industries.”

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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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