By Stellamaris Ashinze
Lagos – MainOne, leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider and its subsidiary, MDXi, have won two prizes at the 2019 edition of Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit and Awards held in Accra, Ghana.
A statement issued by the General Manager, Mr Gbenga Adegbiji, said that MDXi won the “Excellence in Data Centre: Africa” and “Africa Cloud Service Provider of the Year” awards.
He said that the awardees were selected by an independent panel of global data centre experts recognized for being world-class data centre and connectivity providers and innovators.
According to him, MDXi bagged the awards in recognition of its excellence in providing regional colocation services in Africa.
He said that MDXi’s Lekki Data Centre was recognized for its world-class data centre infrastructure designed with a strong focus on high availability, security, open access connectivity and operational excellence.
“We are immensely appreciative of the recognition by the international community for the role we play in the West African digital ecosystem and we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to continued service excellence by providing reliable colocation and cloud solutions.
“The data center business is about giving our customers peace of mind to run their businesses from wherever they may be, and we do not take the responsibility lightly,” Adegbiji said.
The general manager said MDXi had just launched its Abidjan Data Centre and announced Accra Apolonia Data Centre where it planned to bring its operational expertise and processes to ensure the highest quality standards are put in place for customers in those markets.
“We are firmly looking forward to serving more businesses as the region continues to grow its digital economy,” Adegbiji said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that it was the first time Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit and Awards was held in West Africa sub region. (NAN)