Nigeria Communications Week, November 3, 2014 By Bankole Orija
Rack Centre and IS InternetSolutions Ltd. (IS), a division of Dimension Data, the pan Africa and global technology services company, have announced the relationship that sees IS take data centre services and collocation space at Rack Centre’s state of the art data centre facility in Ikeja, Lagos.
This relationship enables them to provide their suite of industry leading connectivity and cloud solutions to their clients and other tenants of the facility.
Rack Centre is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Jagal Group, is a state-of-the-art, Tier III Certified datacenter offering vendor-neutral collocation services while IS InternetSolutions (IS) is a Pan-African telecoms service provider to public and private sector organizations who has established its presence on the African continent.
Olusola Teniola, IS managing director in Nigeria noted that IS needs a world class facility in which to operate to provide the levels of service to its customers.
He said: “We chose Rack Centre as it is the only Tier III, officially certified data centre in West Africa. We studied the market in Nigeria and there really was only one choice. The facilities at Rack Centre are truly industry leading and will help IS maintain our lead in providing innovative client solutions and delivery satisfaction” Ayotunde Coker, the Rack Centre managing director commented that: “ We are delighted and a great privilege to be chosen by IS to provide the facility for their Managed Services . We look forward to working with IS to provide our customers access to world leading managed services and connectivity solutions. Rack Centre is the only truly ‘carrier neutral’ facility in Nigeria, and we aim to raise the bar even further in the Nigerian datacentre market and this partnership will help us do that ”