Data Centre Services

Disasters come unannounced and IT operations are critical for business continuity. In today’s world, businesses cannot afford such events affecting their operations and they have to be prepared in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Secure your digital assets by housing your IT infrastructure in our Data Centre.

The Emtel Data Centre is a state-of-the-art infrastructure that caters to the needs of any enterprise for data security. Emtel provides colocation services with the required safety and reliability, while keeping your business running smoothly.

Strategically situated in Arsenal (North Mauritius), location chosen for its easy road access, 4 access routes, safe environment, flood free region and ideally placed far from all busy commercial and business zones. Emtel Data Centre has been built to house not only Emtel’s Telco grade equipment but also to provide world-class infrastructure facilities for Emtel’s customers. The location has also been carefully chosen so that the Disaster Recovery services may be offered to customers having their main business in high residential and/ or corporate locations. Connectivity to Data Centre is assured by Emtel fibre backbone both locally and internationally on SAFE and LION/LION2 submarine cables. The EMTEL Data Centre is also the cable landing station to the METISS, a next-generation sub-marine cable connecting Mauritius, Reunion Island, Madagascar to South Africa.


More than ever, your business needs to be readily prepared when disaster strikes! The Emtel Data Centre is the answer to protecting and safeguarding business.


Features & Benefits

  • Cost optimization

    • Lower upfront and ongoing capital expenditure.
    • Competitive pricing
  • Infrastructure

    • N + 1 prime run generators.
    • Dual 1MW HT Grid Transformers.
    • Reinforced concrete structure and ancillaries.
    • Accessibility via diverse routes.
    • Designed to resist cyclonic conditions - up to 300Km/h
  • Network Connectivity

    • Emtel Data Centre provides all connectivity till the Business workplace to enable the customer to focus on its core business.
    • Nation-wide Gigabit fiber ring.
    • Global connectivity with LION2 and SAFE cable system.
    • Connectivity to the new-generation METISS fiber optical cable.
    • Carrier neutral
  • Certifications

    • Certificate of Conformance Constructed Facilities – ANSI/TIA-942-B:2017 Rated-3
    • Certificate of Conformance Design Documents  – ANSI/TIA-942-B:2017 Rated-3
    • Energy Efficient Data Centre – EuCoC for Data Centre
    • Data Protection Office
    • MS ISO 27001:2013
    • MS ISO 9001:2015
  • Addition

    • Unloading / loading facilities.
    • Meeting room to simulate any drill or crisis.
    • Double wall on perimeter wall to reduce heat waste and prevent water ingress during cyclonic conditions.
    • Dormitory facility for emergency situations.
    • 2 barrier separation walls in between each server rooms.
  • Service Level Agreement

    • Guaranteed uptime of services as per Tier 3 requirements.

Safe and Secure Environment

  • Safety

    • Certified by design and built as per ANSI/TIA-942-B:2017 standard, with a guarantee uptime of 99.982%
    • Reinforced concrete structure and ancillaries designed to resist cyclonic winds of over 300 Km/Hour.
  • Safe Infrastructure

    • Double block walls on the perimeter wall to reduce heat waste and water ingress. Extensive drainage system is built around the building & above ground level to reduce any risk of flooding.
  • Security

    • 24/7 manned security with perimeter wall intrusion detection system.
    • Infra-red CCTV system covering 100% of all critical systems.
    • Sophisticated automatic fire protection with multi-zoned detectors.
  • Controlled Access

    • Controlled access as per TIA requirements.
    • Strategic remote location far from high risk areas.
  • Monitoring

    • Monthly reports available for clear visibility on intervention done in the Data Centre.
    • Trained professional 24/7 monitoring & dedicated Enterprise Team.
  • Failover

    • Optimized security with caging set up (Optional)
    • Spare parts readily available for all critical systems hence reducing MTTR.