IT NEWS NIGERIA:
Layer3, a leading IT Solutions provider in Nigeria, emerged winner of the keenly contested Cloud Based Solution Provider awards at the 2019 Beacon of ICT Distinguished lecture / award series. The event held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the prestigious Eko Signature Suites, Lagos.
Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards is widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria and is in its tenth edition. The lecture series is aimed at charting the way forward for the country’s ICT sector while the award ceremony rewards best practices and recognizes outstanding contributions to the growth of the sector. The theme for the event was “Telcos and Banks Partnership to Drive Financial Inclusion.” It examined efforts to empower Nigerians to boost financial growth and development.
Commenting on the awards, Mr Stephen Agogo, Head Business Development and Strategy, said “Layer3 Cloud is a fully automated Infrastructure–as–a-Service (IaaS) platform that has aided entrepreneurs, start-ups, businesses and organizations of all types and sizes to remotely and virtually build, manage, store and deploy diverse enterprise solutions all without the financial outlay on hardware, maintenance and replacements, retaining the ability to manage their resources themselves and most importantly giving them speed to market. Layer3 Cloud is the most robust and secure cloud platform available in the country and runs out of top tier data canters in Abuja and Lagos.”
During the award ceremony, the CEO of Layer3, Mr. Oyaje Idoko, was inducted into the BoICT Hall of Fame as a recognition of his contribution to the ICT sector in Nigeria. Mr. Idoko was one of six other industry stalwarts that received the prestigious recognition and induction.
Presenting the award to Layer3, the Chairman Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Mr Gbenga Adebayo, stated that Layer3 is consistently reeling out innovative offerings and have the potential to be the market leader in the next 5 years.
Layer3 is a leading provider of a wide portfolio of network and IT solutions including broadband and VPN services, managed services, data center and network infrastructure solutions and Layer3 Cloud.