South African data center firm Teraco has completed an expansion project at its Durban facility.

The Digital Realty-owned company this week announced the completion of the expansion project at its DB1 facility, doubling its capacity to 2.2MW.

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– Teraco

The facility now comprises a total of 5,800 square meters (62,430 sq ft) with capacity for more than 700 racks.

Located in Riverhorse Valley, the Durban facility launched in 2011, offering 1MW across 600 sqm (6,460 sq ft). A previous expansion was announced in 2018, taking the site to 1,000 sqm (10,765 sq ft) of white space. The latest expansion means the site now offers 2,000 sqm (21,530 sq ft) of white space.

“Durban is experiencing demand for additional data center capacity and thus a logical destination for Teraco’s continued investment into data center infrastructure on the African continent,” the company said in the announcement.

Founded in 2008, Teraco operates seven facilities in South Africa across Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban, totaling 75MW and serving more than 600 customers. Digital Realty acquired a majority stake in Teraco in January 2022, in a deal valuing the company at approximately $3.5 billion.

Earlier this week Teraco broke ground on a second building at its CT2 campus in Cape Town.