PAIX Dakar

Dakar data centre is located in the Ouakam neighbourhood of Dakar, close to the ACE and 2Africa submarine cable landings. The location is ideal for companies looking to connect to customers and partners on either coast, or in major population centers along the way.

The facility serves the local and African markets as an interconnection hub for cloud, content, and connectivity.

DKR-1 Data Centre key specifications

  • Services

    Cabinets, cages and private rooms

    Interconnection: cross-connects and peering

    Remote Hands and Eyes: 24x7, 365

  • Site Overview

    1.2 MW of IT load ‌

    918 m² colocation space

    300 cabs

  • Security and Safety

    Detection, suppression & Vesda fire alarm

    Multiple physical security layers including CCTV, proximity cards, man trap and biometrics

    Security staff on site with controlled access 24x7x365

  • Power Redundancy


  • Cooling Redundancy


  • Certifications and Standards

    ISO 27001

    ISO 22301


Why choose PAIX Dakar?

  • DKR-1 is the first data centre in Senegal of PAIX Data Centres, a Pan-African operator of neutral data centres.
  • The capacity of 1.2 MW, situated on a plot of approximately 1500m² located in Les Mamelles in Dakar.
  • International connections to the Internet by connecting submarine cables to the Senegalese Internet/digital ecosystem.
  • Neutral infrastructure intended to host the servers of the main national customers and international networks of the Internet promoting connectivity.
Download DKR-1 Fact Sheet

Meet Team Senegal

  • Boubacar Fall Sy

    Managing Director, Senegal

  • Anne Marie Diouf

    Project Manager

Site Location

Lots 48 & 49, Mamelles Fougerolles, Route du phare des mamelles, Ouakam, Dakar