MDXi, a subsidiary of MainOne Group has consolidated its drive for a big share of the data centre market in Africa.
The company which recently launched its Data Centre facility in Appolonia City, Ghana, is now providing businesses in the West African region with data centre services with special focus on delivering world class standards.
The facility in Ghana brings the number of data centres under MainOne to three. These include Tier III Data Centres in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cote D’Ivoire.
These infrastructure investments, according 5o the MainOne, have led to the development of an interconnected ecosystem of Internet Exchanges, Content Providers and Network Operators across the entire region.
In Ghana, the company already operates a network connected to all the major operators, ISPs, and the Ghana Internet Exchange (GIX) where MainOne has been a member for over five years, but the addition of the Appolonia Data Center facility in Ghana was the missing piece to the puzzle. This new Data Center right from the onset is already interconnected via dual fiber providers on dual fiber routes through MainOne’s network to all West African regional operators
In an environment where there is still a dearth of infrastructure, MDXi has used its affiliation with the MainOne Group, presence in multiple countries, and access to all major operators across the region to deliver the best-connected content hubs in West Africa today.
Starting from its entry into the market in 2010 with the deployment of its $240 million, 7,000 kilometer submarine cable from Portugal to Nigeria, MainOne’s arrival has driven the growth of broadband access in the region. Having attained a leadership position as West Africa’s carrier-of-carriers, the company’s investments in Connectivity, Cloud and Data Center infrastructure continues to grow with presence in over 10 countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger, and Cameroun.