Teraco Data Environments is the first provider of resilient, outsourced, vendor neutral data environments in South Africa. Clients benefit from the cost savings and improved resilience of securely housing their information systems and networking equipment in a colocation facility purpose built and operated to global best practice standards by an expert organisation with an absolute focus on data centre technology. Founded in late 2007 and backed by leading international investors including the IFC (International Finance Corporation), the DBSA (Development Bank of South Africa) and Treacle Private Equity, a black owned South African private equity group, Teraco is a Level 5 contributor (DTI Codes). Teraco operates facilities in Rondebosch - Cape Town (CT1), Riverhorse Valley - Durban (DB1) and Isando - Johannesburg (JB1) . Teraco data centres are located on the fibre rings of the major licensed carriers in South Africa, including Telkom, Neotel, Broadband Infraco and Dark Fibre Africa all of which have fibre nodes within the facilities.