Rack Centre, Africa’s premium colocation Data Centre was awarded the Business Continuity Management Certification, ISO 22301:2012 by the globally recognised British Standard Institute (BSI).
The certification marks Rack Centre as part of an elite number of Data Centres in the world to achieve such a feat.
It also attests to Rack Centre’s evolved robust and holistic system for business continuity management.
The ISO 22301:2012 is designed to protect a business from threats to business continuity and proactively put plans in place ahead of time to prevent such threats impacting on the smooth running of that business or to keep the business running during crises and improve recovery time.
Theuns Kotzé, Managing Director BSI Middle East and Africa said: “In today’s volatile world, understanding what it takes to ensure the survival and prosperity of an organisation can be more challenging than ever.
“By achieving ISO 22301:2012 Certification for Business Continuity Management, Rack Centre demonstrates its commitment to improve information resilience and minimize the operational impact of disruptive incidents,” he added.
“On behalf of BSI, I would like to congratulate Rack Centre for achieving ISO 22301:2012 certification and for your ongoing commitment to continual improvement.”
Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre, was elated to attain the sought after certificate.
He said this is a key milestone for Rack Centre and underpins their commitment to excellence and business continuity.
Rack Centre partnered with Deloitte, the internationally recognised professional services firm which provided consulting, implementation and certification services to obtain the certification.
Deloitte in its congratulation, said “we understand that this marks a turning point in Rack Centre’s journey in maintaining the competitive edge and customer’s delight.
“It had been a tremendous learning experience for us all and it is heart-warming to see all the hard work resulting in this success.”
About Rack Centre
Rack Centre is the state-of-the-art, Tier III Constructed Facility Certified data centre offering carrier neutral colocation services.
It is the most connected in Africa with connection to over 27 of the major carriers and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country and direct connection to all undersea cables serving the South Atlantic Coast of Africa.
Rack Centre is 100% owned by Jagal, a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments.