Nigeria: MDXI Becomes Leading Data Centre in West Africa

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MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just been awarded its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from Uptime Institute. With this development, MDXI has become the leading Data center in West Africa with the top 5 certifications in the industry which are the Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF, the PCI-DSS certification which certifies the Data center to process payment card information, the SAP Infrastructure Services license which certifies the Data Center as fit for running SAP applications and infrastructure, and ISO 27001 and 9001 certifications.

Gbenga Adegbiji, General Manager of MDXI, said, “With the increased recognition of Africa as the home of fast-growing economies, it is important that we have the infrastructure required to establish, enhance and sustain effective business performance in today’s global digital economy. Outsourcing of Data Center services to a reputable provider such as MDXI ensures businesses can adopt more cost-effective models of consuming technology to allow increased focus on business development and growth. As we build a data centre ecosystem spanning facilities across West Africa, we plan to launch new Tier III data centres in Sagamu, by Q4 2018, Ghana in 2019 and Cote I’voire in 2020.”

During the presentation of the Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) award, President of Uptime Institute, Lee Kirby said, “We congratulate MainOne’s Data Centre Company, MDXI on receiving their Tier III Constructed Facility Certification Documents. This is indeed a significant step for the region and we look forward to working with them as they build multiple facilities across West Africa”.

MDXI is the largest full-scale data centre provider in West Africa which offers colocation, interconnection and cloud services to OTTs and major network, content and financial providers. It also provides access to multiple Internet exchange points in Nigeria, Amsterdan, Ghana, and London.