Partnership announced to enhance regional cloud services

cloud-computing -cloudtimes.orgFrom AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – MainOne’s Data Centre subsidiary, MDX-I, and Microsoft Nigeria’s has announced the launch of its new cloud-based serviceoffering.

The solution, said to be the first cloud offering MDX-i is launching inpartnership with Microsoft, is built on Microsoft Azure’s enterprise gradeinfrastructure provides flexible, highly available and fully secureprivate computing environments to companies on a Pay-as-you-Go basis.

MDX-i Cloud Services deliver a solution tailored to meet the needs ofenterprise customers in West Africa. Benefits of the Infrastructure as aService (IAAS) solution include access to a wide range of computingresources, such as storage, CPU, memory, security firewalls and networkbandwidth, provisioned on a subscription basis.With this launch, MDX-i is positioned to meet the computing infrastructure needs of companies deploying private, public or hybrid clouds from its Tier III Data Center in Lagos.

This ensures quick andagile provisioning of infrastructure for businesses and governmentagencies as required, thus improving their time to deliver on-demandapplications and services.MDX-i’s Business Development Executive, Rob Lever, said the new cloudplatform is a scalable and cost effective alternative to dedicatedcomputing resources deployed in-house by companies and includes managedvirtual data centers, virtual private servers, and virtual LANs to assure customers of high availability.“Businesses are beginning to embrace Cloud services because it promisesincreased agility in addition to savings in OPEX and CAPEX.

Our IaaS platform reduces complexity, interoperability, and security concerns ofour customers,” Lever said.Kabelo Makwane, Microsoft Nigeria’s Managing Director noted that the CloudOS Network is a worldwide group of select service providers that partnerclosely with Microsoft to offer customers hybrid cloud and Azure-enabledsolutions.“Uniquely combining expertise in Microsoft technology, customerrequirements, and geographic specialization, Cloud OS network membersdeliver the Microsoft Cloud Platform customized to your specific needs,”Makwane said.

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