West Africa’s MainOne launches data centre in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne, a West African data centre provider, has announced the opening of its extended open access, carrier-neutral, Uptime Tier III standards data centre, AB1.2, in Cote d’Ivoire. This expansion seeks to address the growing demand for data processing, storage, and communication in Cote d’Ivoire and Francophone West Africa. Etienne Kouadio Doh, MainOne’s country manager in...

MainOne’s MDXi Ghana gains competitive advantage with TCCF certification

MainOne’s datacentre subsidiary MDXi Appolonia has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. In a statement released to the media, MDXi Appolonia said the milestone confirms its status as “the leading datacentre provider in Ghana” with four industry certifications – including the Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF; the PCI-DSS...

Equinix acquires MainOne for US$320m

Acquisition signals the first step in Equinix’s long-term strategy to become a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company, enabling organizations to accelerate digital transformation throughout the continent Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today announced it has completed its deal to acquire West African data center and connectivity solutions provider MainOne (www.MainOne.net)...

MainOne expands Global Cloud Connect services

MainOne, the leading provider of connectivity solutions for businesses in West Africa is empowering enterprises to adopt Cloud technology by connecting businesses across the region directly and privately to public cloud service providers. The MainOne Cloud Connect service ensures direct, secure, and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centers or office locations and public cloud...

Equinix to Expand into Africa with Acquisition of MainOne

 Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world’s digital infrastructure company™, today announced its expansion into Africa through its intended acquisition of MainOne, a leading West African data center and connectivity solutions provider, with presence in Nigeria, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. The acquisition is expected to close Q1 of 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions including the requisite regulatory approvals. The transaction has an...

Nigeria: MainOne, Microsoft Collaborate On Cloud Services

MainOne, a communications services company for business, has announced that it has become the first Microsoft Azure Peering Services partner for West Africa, providing enterprises using Microsoft Cloud services with a secured, reliable and high performance experience relative to what is currently available in the market. MainOne now offers enterprises improved performance in accessing Microsoft...

MainOne Marks 10th Anniversary

MainOne, a provider of wholesale and enterprise connectivity and data centre services, is celebrating 10 years of delivering innovative, world-class service in West Africa. The company, in 2010, launched its operations with the inauguration of the first private submarine cable on the West Coast of Africa. According to MainOne, the company had invested over $400...

MainOne’s entry into the Cote d’Ivoire market will facilitate world-class infrastructure availability and accessibility that meets market needs at any time MainOne (https://www.MainOne.net/) today announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will...

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