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MainOne launches its tier III datacenter for West Africa

MainOne launches its tier III datacenter for West Africa

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main-one-data-centre-launchTo address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa, nigeria’s leading telecom and internet service provider In addition, MainOne launched Premier Tier III Lekki Data Center.

The new data center is designed to TIA 942 international standards and will be managed under a new subsidiary branded as MDX-i.

At the launch ceremony, which was presided by the Honourable Minister of Communications Technology for Nigeria, Dr. (Mrs) Omobola Johnson and said that “The launch of MDX-I data center facility is a notable accomplishment that complements initiatives required to further drive the realization of the National broadband plan Nigeria. Availability of world class Data centers in Nigeria is critical infrastructure required for the implementation of our Broadband initiatives. The accomplishment by MainOne is indeed significant as it provides an outsourcing and cost effective model to further drive ICT adoption.”

The Chairman of MainOne, Fola Adeola also reiterated company’s commitment to nurture the growth and impact of the Internet ecosystem through the provision of high-quality infrastructure to power businesses and governments across West Africa.

Speaking at the occasion, Funke Opeke, CEO at MainOne, said, “We are delighted to launch West Africa’s largest and best-connected data center. This reaffirms our capabilities in meeting the needs of business for reliable connectivity and data center services in a dynamic and fast paced global economy”

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