• Johannesburg 1 Data Center

Johannesburg 1 Data Center 

Complete solutions for your network systems

With a total of 6,000 m² of IT space and a maximum of 12 MW once fully built out, Johannesburg 1 will offer complete solutions for housing your IT and network systems in a secure, high availability environment. We provide you with the best possible physical and technical infrastructure supported by N+1 UPS systems, N+1 generator backup, as well as highly redundant cooling systems. Our data center will hold multiple certifications and will be connected to the major Internet Service Providers NAP Africa and JINX.

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Johannesburg 1 overview

  • 6,000 m² of IT space
  • 12 MW of critical IT load
  • Fully-fitted colocation space and private suites
  • Shell and core areas available
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform
  • Cross Connects
  • Technology Experience Lab to test and validate new technologies

Take a look inside Johannesburg 1

Main entrance

  • Registration and visitor verification desk
  • In-house security staff to secure the site 24x7x365


  • Offices, storage space and pre-installation rooms
  • Common areas such as meeting rooms and catering area

Technology Experience Lab

  • Validate hybrid cloud services and innovations faster and at lower cost
  • Our Technology Experience Labs provide the perfect hosted environment

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Johannesburg 1 specifications


  • On-site substation delivering 20 MVA of power
  • Maximum client IT load of 12 MW
  • Average power density of 2.0 kW/sqm
  • Power supply at 20 kV level
  • All IT racks supplied with two separate UPS systems (A- and B-supply) with N+1 redundancy
  • Redundantly designed emergency power system with diesel generators N+1


  • 24/7 Security Operations Center and remote Service Control Center
  • Redundant monitoring of all critical functions underpinned by standardized security processes and the multi level security zone principle, secures the rental area and the technical operation
  • Site perimeter fence to be 2,700 mm high ClearVu or similar fence, with extended post to 3,000 mm accommodating an electric fence


  • Carrier-neutral
  • Carrier mix from global tier 1 supplier to regional supplier
  • Inter data center connectivity between NTT data centers for geo-redundant solutions
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform to connect our clients to major cloud service providers
  • Redundant Carrier-Meet-Me-Rooms 


  • Chilled water data suite cooling with aircooled free-cooling chiller systems with a minimum of N+1 redundancy
  • Concurrently maintainable AHUs providing fresh air pressurization and humidity control to data suites
  • Chilled water cooling to MMR and to electrical plant rooms (N+1)

At a glance

At a glance

Experience in South Africa

Johannesburg is part of our growth strategy as we support Africa’s digital transformation. We are partnering with Dimension Data, also part of NTT, which already operates 11 data centers with up to 10 MW of IT load across Africa, as we continue to contribute to economic growth and social development across the region.



Serving the Johannesburg area

The Johannesburg 1 Data Center will be located in the ›Central Point Innovation District‹, in close distance to highway N1 and a 30-minute drive from the Johannesburg Airport as well as the city center. 

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