Africa Data Centers Partners with Nigeria’s Leading Internet Exchange Point (IXPN)
1 Africa Data Centers (www.AfricaDataCentres.com), the largest network of interconnected, cloud-independent and carrier-neutral data centers in Africa, and part of the Cassava Technologies group, has reached an important milestone in its large-scale expansion in Africa (https://bit.ly/3DlgNb4) by partnering with Nigeriafirst Internet exchange point of: IXPN (http://www.IXPs.net.ng/).
2 “IXPN is arguably the leading internet exchange point in Nigeria, providing data centers in Africa with the connectivity they need to provide customers with a market leading service“, explains Dr. Angus HayLeader of the Africa Data Centers group: IT and associations.
3 “The partnership will enable Nigerian entities to migrate their systems to a world-class data center with confidence, knowing that they will have access to a highly available, secure and connected ecosystem of strategic partners.”
4 In the digital economy, businesses are migrating to cloud and internet-centric technology, but find the expense associated with operating their infrastructure, including backup generators and physical security, too high.
5 Shared data center resources reduce total cost of ownership while increasing availability and connectivity and providing new opportunities for partnership and innovation.
6 “Organizations are moving away from their local teams to promote greater business agility and scalability.
8 partner and provide excellent local and international connectivity,” adds Hay. Effective cloud services cannot be implemented without stable Internet access and strong and reliable data centers.
9 This is the essence of the partnership between Africa Data Centers and IXPN: they bring internet interconnection to the table and the data center provider offers the local ecosystem for customers.
ten IXPN, Nigeria’s leading internet exchange provider, allows local content and service providers to connect directly to exchange local internet traffic instead of having their data travel long distances.
11 They increase the speed at which end users can access online resources by bringing content closer to the customer, resulting in significant improvements in business efficiency.
12 In a press release, IXPN CEO Muhammed Rudman expressed his joy in partnering with Africa Data Centers, saying, “We are delighted to partner with Africa Data Centers to provide an additional point of presence for our members in the new Eko Atlantic City.
13 “Our partnership with Africa Data Centers gives our members access to more interconnection facilities, especially in Lagoswhich will significantly improve connection performance, reduce bandwidth costs and reduce latency for Nigerian internet traffic.
14 “, he concluded.