Vantage Data Centers has broken ground on its first African campus, in Johannesburg, leveraging a $1 billion investment from existing financial partners.
The 80-megawatt campus will be located in Johannesburg’s Waterfall City, a thriving business and data center ecosystem in the heart of the continent’s largest data center market.
This marks Vantage’s entry into its fifth continent. From its initial U.S. roots, Vantage previously expanded to two Canadian markets in early 2019, to six European markets in 2020 and to five markets in Asia Pacific in 2021.
“Vantage has seen strong demand from our customers for high quality, hyperscale data center facilities across the globe, and we are excited to meet this demand by expanding to Africa’s largest market,” said Sureel Choksi, president and CEO, Vantage Data Centers. “With our global expansion over the last two and half years, we have become one of the fastest growing hyperscale data center providers in t