“I didn’t see it as a risk but as an opportunity”. When Amine Kandil launched N+One Datacenters, a Moroccan pioneer in the datacenter industry, in 2008, the Cherifian economy was still little digitized, and companies reluctant to outsource their information systems. “I couldn’t imagine an economy going digital without a data center. Morocco needed technologies and services at international standards,” he recalls.
A bet that turned out to be a winner. In 2017, after an initial infrastructure with a capacity of 2 megawatts installed in Casablanca, the Moroccan engineer created a second data in Bouskoura, a town located about 20 kilometers from the economic capital of the kingdom, for an investment of 150 million dirhams (just over 14 million euros). With a capacity of 4 megawatts powering 10,000 servers, the new data center allows N+One to dilute risks while continuing to meet the needs of the market Moroccan.
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