Meet Funke Opeke, Founder and CEO of Main One Cable Company Nigeria Ltd. Main One is a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa. Main One is West Africa’s first privately owned, submarine cable system interconnecting Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; and Seixal, Portugal

Funke Opeke

MainOne recently announced the opening of it’s premier Tier lll Lekki Data Center.

The Data Center, valued at N 7 Billion ($37.7 million) is aimed at addressing the growing demand for Co-location, Cloud and Disaster Recovery services in West Africa. It’s West Africa’s largest and best connected data center..says Funke Opeke, Main One’s CEO at the launch of the center in Lagos, Nigeria.

“We are delighted to launch West Africa’s largest and best-connected data center,” said Funke Opeke, MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer at the launch in Lagos, Nigeria. “This reaffirms our capabilities in meeting the needs of business for reliable connectivity and data center services in a dynamic and fast paced global economy.”

The Nigerian company explained that the purpose built facility designed to International TIA 942 standards will be managed under a new subsidiary branded as MDX-i. It is fitted with capacity for 600 racks.

 Fola Adeola, chairman of the company stated that 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 government across West Africa. This data center makes them capable to meet the needs of business for reliable connectivity and data center services in a dynamic and fast paced global economy.   For more on MainOne click here.

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Photo Credit: Funke Opeke/ Source: Africanglobe


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