Rack Centre listed as only African finalists in the UK Data Centre Solutions 2017 Awards


Rack Centre, Africa’s premium Data Centre, is a finalist in two categories in the internationally acclaimed Data Centre Solutions (DCS) awards in the UK, the only African based Data Centre provider to be finalist in the award’s seven years of existence.
Rack Centre, Lagos Nigeria was nominated in the hotly contested category ‘Consolidation/Upgrade/Refresh Project of the Year’ and the highly coveted ‘Data Centre Hosting /Colocation Supplier of the Year’ category with other respected providers   in the global data centre colocation field.
Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre commenting on the prestigious nominations “We are honoured to be finalist, keeping excellent company with other respected players as Equinix the global data centre colocation provider and other leaders in the data centre field from United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada and Sweden. Rack Centre is world class and operates at international quality standards.  Rack Centre was nominated after an initial judging process by international industry experts, this is an affirmation of Rack Centre’s global recognition.”
The DCS awards are designed to reward product designers, manufacturers, suppliers and providers operating in Data Centre area.
Rack Centre has been recipient of various awards, both local and international and in 2015 was the first African based Data Centre to win a category in the highly-coveted Data Centre Dynamics, EMEA Awards and finalist in an unprecedented four different categories over three consecutive years.
The DCS award creates the opportunity to showcase Nigeria and Africa in a strategic and hotly contested international award, said Mr Coker, and “therefore a vote for Rack Centre creates an opportunity for an African based Data Centre to be a winner.”
Voting has commenced, closes on 28 April 2017 and is open for all using a business email, address, Email domain names such as Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc. are not accepted for voting.
To vote for Rack Centre, http://www.dcsawards.com/

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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