Equinix is a US digital infrastructure company, the largest globally, connecting top organizations in finance, manufacturing, mobility, transportation, government, healthcare, and education. MainOne is the leading innovative telecom service and network solution for West African companies. It has four operational data centers and enabled connectivity for the Nigerian business community.
Equinix, a US digital infrastructure company, completes a $320 mill acquisition of MainOne, a West African data center. Acquiring MainOne allows Equinix’s platform to expand into West Africa to allow Africans access to global markets. Equinix believes that MainOne is one of the most exciting technology businesses to emerge from and is rapidly becoming a key connectivity hub for the wider West Africa region.
Equinix‘s long-term strategy aims to be a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company for Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, and Ghana. Since Nigeria has the largest population and economy in Africa, it provides Equinix with an excellent opportunity for digital services growth.