MDXi Appolonia, the data center subsidiary of MainOne, an Equinix company in Ghana, has received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute
In doing so, MDXi Appolonia becomes the leading data center provider in Ghana with the top four certifications in the industry and further reinforces MDXi’s position as the leading data center provider in West Africa, according to MainOne.
The MDXi Appolonia facility has received the TCCF following onsite testing by the Uptime team and is a progression from the Tier Certification of Design Documents (TCCD) that were issued by uptime following the review of designs of the facility during construction.
“MDXi Appolonia Data Center receiving this certification just a year after launch provides assurance of the quality of the data center infrastructure and ability to manage disruptions even under unprecedented circumstances,” stated Emmanuel Kwarteng, country manager, MainOne Ghana.
The data center features private data center suites, enterprise-grade 24×7 multi-level security and video surveillance, precision cooling, safety and fire suppression systems with multiple redundancies built into the power, cooling and security infrastructure. It has maintained 100% uptime since launch, and is managed by highly trained engineers operating from an operations center that matches international standards.
MDXi Appolonia data center offers open access connectivity options to all the leading telecom networks in Ghana and direct access to MainOne and other submarine cable systems. It also offers access to various Internet Exchanges.