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Construction is now underway on JB4 Phase 2

South African information centre supplier Teraco has damaged floor on a second facility at its Bredell campus within the Ekurhuleni space of Johannesburg.

“Following the completion of Part 1 in November 2022, development is now underway on JB4 Part 2, which is able to additional improve Teraco’s capability to fulfill the rising demand for information centre providers within the area,” the corporate mentioned on LinkedIn this week.

“The JB4 facility affords extremely resilient and safe colocation services, and on the end-state, it’s going to comprise 80,000 sq. meters (861,110 sq ft) of constructing construction serviced by 80MW of utility energy provide servicing 50MW of vital energy load.”

The corporate broke floor on the campus in November 2020. The primary part of JB4 includes 30,000 sqm (322,920 sq ft) of constructing construction, 8,000 sqm (86,110 sq ft) of information corridor area throughout eight halls, and 19MW of vital energy load.

On the launch of the primary part final 12 months, Teraco mentioned it had secured adjoining land and energy for Part 2 growth, which might take the positioning to 60,000 sqm (645,835 sq ft) and 50MW.

Based in 2008, Teraco operates seven different services in South Africa throughout Johannesburg, Cape City, and Durban totalling 75MW and serving greater than 600 prospects. Digital Realty acquired a majority stake in Teraco in January 2022, in a deal valuing the corporate at roughly $3.5 billion.

Throughout Johannesburg, Teraco presently operates 4 information centres and a teleport throughout 4 campuses.

A 30MW facility, generally known as JB5, is presently below development on the firm’s Isando Campus in Ekurhuleni, the place JB1 and JB3 are positioned. The brand new hyperscale information centre facility is scheduled to be accomplished by 2024.