MainOne says it is responding to the increase in the adoption of Cloud technology in West Africa by connecting businesses across the region directly to public cloud service providers
MainOne has revealed that its Cloud Connect service ensures direct secure and reliable network connectivity between enterprise data centers or office locations and public cloud providers such as Microsoft, and Amazon Web Services.
A broadband infrastructure company, MainOne is providing innovative telecoms services and network solutions across West Africa.
It also has a partnership with Equinix-Telecity that grants the company direct access to other global providers such as Oracle and IBM thereby giving customers access to the services they need.
With MainOne Cloud Connect, businesses have a cost-effective solution to scale up as cloud resource utilization increases while benefiting from an improved network experience than Internet-based connections. This connectivity solution is backed by MainOne’s private submarine cable and supports direct connections to Cloud services at speeds from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps.
‘Our Cloud Connect service enables businesses in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cote d’Ivoire adapt to the rapid growth of cloud solutions equipped with always-on, secure access to their cloud enabled applications. Businesses across the region are strategically positioned to use our world class connectivity platform coupled with technology from our global partners to support their digital transformation efforts” stated Ololade Shonubi DGM Marketing and Customer Experience.
As stated by one of the company’s customers “MainOne Cloud Connect service allowed our team have direct access to Microsoft Azure services, which means we don’t have to leverage on the shared internet of the bank which was resulting in high bandwidth usage, unpredictable latency and impact on other services. The latency of the service is guaranteed, and the service performance is predictable”.