MainOne, a West African provider of connectivity solutions, is enabling businesses in the region to adopt cloud technology by connecting them directly and privately to public cloud service providers.

The MainOne Cloud Connect service provides direct, secure, and dependable network access between enterprise data centers and public cloud providers like Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. MainOne also has a collaboration with Equinix-Telecity, which gives them direct access to major worldwide suppliers like Oracle and IBM, allowing customers to get the services they require.

MainOne Cloud Connect solution is backed by MainOne’s private submarine cable and supports direct connections to Cloud services at speeds from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps. According to the Head, Technical Solutions & Managed Services, Oluwasayo Oshadami, ”Our Cloud Connect service enables businesses in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cote d’Ivoire to adapt to the rapid growth of cloud solutions with always-on, secure access to their cloud-enabled applications. Our investments in a world-class connectivity infrastructure coupled with technology from our global partners is strategically positioned to support the digital transformation efforts of our customers.”

With MainOne Cloud Connect, enterprises can collaborate seamlessly while adopting remote work (Work from Home) policies. Collaborating across phones, emails, and applications has been made easier through cloud-hosted team collaboration applications with MainOne Cloud Connect providing additional security and compliance benefits for industries in the Financial, Oil and Gas, and Manufacturing sectors.

One of MainOne’s Cloud Connect customers said, ”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.”


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