This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here

Tracking global change in IT Infrastructure
  • DataCloud 2015 Global Congress & Exhibition
  • DataCloud 2015 Global Congress & Exhibition
  • Data Centres Europe 5
  • Datacenter Photo Contest

News Archive

Kenya's Equity Bank eyes data centre cost cuts

Kenya's Equity Bank will outsource the management of its data centre and may lease out some capacity in order to reduce the costs of running it, its chief executive has said. James Mwangi said the bank has the only level 4 data centre -- hosting the highest level of system -- in the region, built at a cost of 8 billion shillings ($95.41 million) over the last three years.

"ICT infrastructure is nothing to be competitive about, we are asking for more sharing of the infrastructure so all of us can reduce the costs," he told reporters on the sidelines of an ICT conference. "Our core business is banking, not IT, If we got a competent person who could manage that data centre, we would be willing to outsource ICT services such that we focus on our core business."

Source: Reuters

Here for full article
 

Expect Solutions

Get the latest Datacentre industry news

Subscribe now to receive your daily news email with insights, worldwide headlines & much more, and it's FREE.

Sign-up today and receive a free detailed overview of the acclaimed "Western Europe Data Centre Market" Report plus unique 25% discount off the full price.

  • RF Code
  • MigSolv
  • DigiPlex