MainOne expands West African digital footprint, launches MDXi Data Centre


Leading provider of wholesale and enterprise connectivity solutions and colocation services, MainOne, has expanded its digital footprint with the inauguration of its subsidiary, MDXi Data Centre in Appolonia City, Accra.

The 100+rack data centre facility offers customers the opportunity to host infrastructure in an environment guaranteed to provide high levels of availability and rich connectivity with a global network base, partners and suppliers, ensuring reliable delivery of services to businesses across multiple sectors.

Veronica Rita Sackey, Director, PPBME, Ministry of Communication, who represented the Minister of Communication, commended MainOne for the strides made, adding that the new data centre ties into the government’s digitization agenda.

For his part, Africanus Mensah, Chairman, MainOne Ghana, said: “For decades, Ghana has waited for a premium and world class facility with the capabilities of the data centre that we are launching today at MDXi Appolonia City .

We are confident that this world-class data centre will positively impact business growth in Ghana as it expands the frontiers of the digital revolution and transformation in our country,  and I am immensely proud as a Ghanaian national to be a major part of this  future enhancing benefits and development for our various business industries and ultimately our  beloved country.”

In line with its parent company’s leadership in the telecoms sector, the new MDXi data centre offers open access connectivity options to all the leading telecom networks in Ghana and direct access to MainOne and other submarine cable systems. It offers access to various Internet Exchanges including the GIX (Ghana), IXPN (Nigeria), LINX (London), DECIX (Frankfurt/Lisbon), and Cote d’Ivoire Internet Exchange (CIVIX), as well as the West Africa Internet Exchange (WAF-IX).

The data centre which features private data center suites, enterprise-grade 24×7 multi-level security and video surveillance, precision cooling, safety and fire suppression systems with multiple redundancies built into the power, cooling and security infrastructure, is an addition to MDXi’s list of data centres providing exceptional services within West Africa.

“This data centre is primed to host content from international and local businesses in a secured environment for distribution in Ghana and West Africa,” says Country Manager for MainOne, Emmanuel Antwi Kwarteng.

MDXi operates a network of data centre campuses across West Africa poised to meet the rapidly expanding global demand for certified data center facilities. Its facilities are 100 percent compliant with uptime since inception.

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