MainOne, a leading provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has announced its Data Center, MDXi is now a SAP-certified provider of Infrastructure Services for SAP solutions – the first West African Data Center to attain this!
The certification means MDXi can host and manage SAP applications utilizing the company’s enterprise cloud platforms across its private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, via a consumption-based delivery model.
As a SAP-certified provider of hosting services, MDXi will offer a cost-effective yet reliable delivery model for mission-critical applications for customers of SAP.
These SAP customers will be empowered to focus on the business value of their solutions and benefit from reduced operational expenses that a commercial data center provides.
“We are pleased to receive the SAP certification for Infrastructure Operations Services, as it validates our commitment to providing world-class data center and cloud solutions in Nigeria,” said Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer of MainOne.
She added, “With this certification from SAP, it is now possible for Nigerian enterprises and businesses to host SAP applications in-country on MDXi’s Cloud platform and optimize their accounting processes, data analytics and sales chain management. This will improve response times for SAP applications, ensure data security and assure more cost effective subscription charges.”
To get certified, MDXi underwent a rigorous process which culminated in an onsite audit session to determine if it can meet all the local and global requirements as stipulated by SAP to run its applications.
Some of the criteria include quality and knowledge management, data center, network and connectivity, back up and data recovery, IT service management and project management.
The certification confirms MainOne’s ability to deliver high-quality cloud and infrastructure operations services for customers running SAP solutions.
Managing Director of SAP West Africa, Kudzai Danha said, ”More than ever, SAP Africa is excited about the SAP HANA® certification of partners like MainOne. The current market demand for attractive business applications in the cloud presents great business opportunities and through SAP HANA®, customers can innovate and redesign business processes, capitalizing on the agility of this unique platform.”