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MDXi Appolonia achieves Tier III constructed facility certification in Ghana

MDXi Appolonia achieves Tier III constructed facility certification in Ghana

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MDXi Appolonia the datacentre provider in Ghana has top 4 certifications in the industry

MDXi Appolonia, the datacentre subsidiary of MainOne, an Equinix company in Ghana, has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF from the Uptime Institute. With this new milestone, MDXi Appolonia becomes the datacentre provider in Ghana with the top 4 certifications in the industry; the Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF; the PCI-DSS certification which certifies the Datacentre to process payment card information; ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certifications.

This assures information security and quality management at the MDXi Appolonia Datacentre, and further reinforces MDXi’s position as the datacentre 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 datacentre which features private datacentre 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.

MDXi Appolonia datacentre offers open access connectivity options to all the 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.

MainOne, an Equinix Company, is a West African datacentre and connectivity solutions provider with presence in Nigeria, Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire. MainOne provides highly reliable services to major telecom operators, ISPs, government agencies, small to large enterprises, and educational institutions. MDXi, a subsidiary of MainOne, builds and operates datacentres across West Africa.

“MDXi Appolonia Datacentre receiving this certification just a year after launch provides assurance of the quality of the datacentre infrastructure and ability to manage disruptions even under unprecedented circumstances”, stated Emmanuel Kwarteng, Country Manager, MainOne Ghana.

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