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MDXi Appolonia achieves Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF)

MDXi Appolonia achieves Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF)

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MDXi Appolonia, a data centre subsidiary of MainOne, an Equinix company in Ghana, has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. 

With this new milestone, MDXi Appolonia becomes the leading data centre provider in Ghana with the top four certifications in the industry: 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 assures information security and quality management at the MDXi Appolonia data centre and further reinforces MDXi’s position as the leading data centre provider in West Africa.

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) that was issued by Uptime following the review of designs of the facility during construction.

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 centre matching international standards.

The 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).

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