MDXi has unveiled plans to offer Microsoft’s Azure Stack to its customers in Nigeria as part of its ‘Managed Cloud Services’.
Unveiling the cloud offering at the MainOne’s 5th Nerds Unite event in Lagos, the company said the Stack platform is provided in partnership with Microsoft and HPE.
Daily Trust reports that MDXi is the data center subsidiary of MainOne, a leading West Africa tech company.
“MDXi has been in the business of providing Cloud services to its Enterprise customers for over 5 years, with skilled and certified engineers. We are the data center of choice for Enterprise looking to host data locally in the Cloud.
“With the introduction of the Azure Stack solution, we further demonstrate our ability to invest in Cloud infrastructure to meet the changing and growing requirements of our customers in Nigeria, and indeed across West Africa.
“The partnership with Microsoft and HPE to deploy this platform demonstrates a concerted effort towards accomplishing the vision of being West Africa’s leading communications solution provider, delivering world-class quality services to our local customers,” the Managing Director, MDXi, Gbenga Adegbiji, said.
The company noted that with the introduction of the local offering of Microsoft’s Azure Stack services, “MDXi will be the first data center in Nigeria to offer the Cloud service commercially to customers in Nigeria.”
According to the tech firm, the stack services would enable it offer its customer a broader suite of cloud solutions including managed Cloud deployment on public and private Cloud services in the MDXi data center; management of offshore deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure; and also Express Route services that enable secure, reliable communications to cloud services offshore.
“The new Cloud services platform will offer enterprises and businesses the choice of a scalable, flexible computing platform to enable them to migrate critical applications from legacy technology to modernized and more efficient technology without having to go offshore.
“MDXi builds and operates Tier III data center campuses across West Africa to meet the rapidly expanding global demand for certified data centre facilities,” it noted.