Wingu Africa’s Tier III Certification Boosts Ethiopia’s Digital Appeal

Wingu Africa Group Limited's data center has been awarded the prestigious Tier III certification by the Uptime Institute, solidifying its position as the first facility in Ethiopia to meet these rigorous international standards.

This achievement signifies a major leap forward for the country’s digital infrastructure and attractiveness to foreign investors.

The Uptime Institute is a globally recognized authority on data center reliability, similar to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for product and service standards. Earning a Tier III certification demonstrates that Wingu Africa’s data center is built to withstand critical infrastructure failures while maintaining continuous operation for its clients. This translates to maximized uptime and unwavering reliability for businesses entrusting their data to the facility.

“This acknowledgment not only highlights the data center’s excellence but also enhances Ethiopia’s capacity to attract further investment,” stated Yeshurun Alemayehu, the state minister of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MiNT). Wingu Africa’s achievement is seen as a significant milestone in the country’s technology sector, paving the way for a more secure and reliable digital environment for Ethiopian businesses.

The enhanced data center infrastructure is expected to encourage cloud computing adoption, improve data security, and contribute to the nation’s overall economic growth.

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