Etisalat Nigeria has launched a massive Data Centre in Abuja in a move the firm says will help give its users the most reliable network in the country as well as help it address its growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services, the firm said in a statement.
Matthew Willsher, chief executive officer, Etisalat Nigeria, said:“Our goal is to create more value for our customers by improving quality, reduce costs, introduce innovation and increase speed of delivery. This data centre will ensure that we remain innovative and that our customers will have continuity of service.”
The data cebtre has an uninterrupted power supply, is located at secure and fireproof to ensure safety of users data and its equipment. Etisalat aims to see this move help it to reduce redundancy and improve the quality of its services to its customers in Abuja.
In January, Main One launched its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa. The firm said the purpose built facility designed to international TIA 942 standards will be managed under a new subsidiary branded as MDX-i.
Speaking at the launch, the Chairman of MainOne, Fola Adeola reiterated the company’s commitment to nurture the growth and impact of the Internet ecosystem through the provision of high-quality infrastructure to power businesses and governments across West Africa.
MainOne and Etisalat move reaffirms Nigeria’s growing capabilities in meeting the needs of business for reliable connectivity and data center services.