MDX-i?s Tier III Lekki Data Center which is the first of many planned data centers investment by the company in Nigeria has a capacity for 600 racks.
The facility is expected to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa.
In an address, the Chairman of MainOne, Fola Adeola stated, that the purpose built facility designed to international TIA 942 standards will be managed under a new subsidiary branded as MDX-i.
He re-echoed the company?s commitment to the provision of high-quality infrastructure to power businesses and governments across West Africa.
The Chief Executive Officer, MainOne, Funke Opeke noted that the investment reaffirms the company?s readiness to meet the needs of business globally.
He stated that MainOne?s world class submarine cable system running down the coast of West Africa, state of the art IP NGN network, growing regional and metro terrestrial fiber optic networks, and data center facilities enable broadband services for businesses needing solutions in West Africa.
Since its launch in 2010, MainOne has developed a reputation for highly reliable services to become the preferred provider of wholesale Connectivity services to major telecom operators, ISPs, government agencies, large enterprise, and educational institutions in West Africa.
Declaring the facility opened and ready for service for Enterprises & Government in West Africa, Nigeria?s Minister of Communications and Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson 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.?? She added.