G-Core Labs, the international provider of cloud and edge solutions, has opened a new point of presence of its network infrastructure in Johannesburg.
The economic capital of South Africa complements the global architecture of the company’s content delivery network with an average response time of up to 30ms, and also provides businesses of any size and profile with hosting services in the format of dedicated servers.
“The African continent is showing fairly good dynamics in the development of Internet technologies,” says Dmitry Samoshkin, vice president of products at G-Core Labs. “Today, 525 millions people are connected to the network here, which is about 12% of all users of the global web. Internet penetration in South Africa is about 56%, so more than a half of nearly 59 millions population here watch live broadcasts, videos on demand, play games and buy online. If you want to deliver your content to local users earlier than your competitors or are looking for a dedicated server in South Africa, we’ll be happy to help you.”
The point of presence is located in a certified Tier III-class data center in Johannesburg and guarantees a speed of access to a dedicated server of 200 Mbps.
The functionality of the automatic installation of the most popular operating systems (OS) (Windows and Unix), installed when ordering the server, is provided company’s dedicated servers. It significantly saves time for system deployment. You can also connect your own ISO image and install the necessary OS yourself. All G-Core Labs servers are protected from DDoS attacks using G-Core Labs unique technology for intelligent filtering of network traffic.
The dedicated servers of the company provide constant free access to their IPMI (note – abbr. from the intelligent platform management interface), which allows to quickly solve any issue with hosting in a remote format even in case of a emergency situation.
The global architecture of G-Core Labs content delivery network, located on 5 continents, was created by experts on high-load systems. Today, it includes more than 50 points of presence, 5000+ peering partners, 200+ cash servers and operates daily with a traffic volume of 10+ Tbit/s.