MDXi Appolonia, the data centre subsidiary of MainOne, an Equinix company in Ghana, has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute.
The company, a subsidiary of MainOne, builds and operates data centres across West Africa. With this new milestone, MDXi Appolonia becomes Ghana’s leading data centre provider with the top 4 certifications in the industry.
These certifications include the Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF; the PCI-DSS certification, which certifies the Data centre to process payment card information; ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications, which assure information security and quality management at the MDXi Appolonia Data Center.
The MDXi Appolonia facility receives this TCCF following onsite testing by the Uptime team and is a progression from the Tier Certification of Design Documents (TCCD) issued by uptime following the review of designs of the facility during construction.
Read also: MainOne’s MDXI Appolonia Data Center Achieves Uptime’s Institute’s Tier III Certification
“MDXi Appolonia Data Center receiving this certification just a year after launch provides assurance of the quality of the data center infrastructure and ability to manage disruptions even under unprecedented circumstances”, stated Emmanuel Kwarteng, Country Manager, MainOne Ghana.
More about MDXi Appolonia Data Centre
MDXi Appolonia 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 centre 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, has maintained 100% uptime since launch and is managed by highly trained, best-in-class engineers operating from a state-of-the-art Operations Center matching international standards.
MainOne, an Equinix Company, is a leading West African data centre and connectivity solutions provider in Nigeria, Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire. The company provides highly reliable services to major telecom operators, ISPs, government agencies, small to large enterprises, and educational institutions.
Read also: Equinix expands to Africa, closes US$320 million acquisition of MainOne
Equinix Inc completed the deal to acquire West African data centre and connectivity solution provider, MainOne for $320 million in 2022, marking the beginning of Equinix’s long-term strategy of expanding into Africa.
Equinix enables organizations to access all the right places, partners and possibilities to scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences and multiply their value while supporting their sustainability goals.
Digital leaders harness Equinix’s trusted platform to bring together and interconnect foundational infrastructure at software speed.
Get the best of Africa’s daily tech to your inbox – first thing every morning.
Join the community now!