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MainOne expands global interconnection capabilities using Equinix Fabric

MainOne (, West Africa’s leading connectivity and data center services provider, has enhanced its interconnection capabilities by leveraging Equinix Fabric to extend its network reach and provide its enterprise customers with agile, on-demand, and seamless connectivity to cloud providers, remote markets, and local infrastructure across the MainOne network and onto Platform Equinix.

Equinix Fabric is a software-defined interconnection solution that gives global reach to the Equinix network of approximately 245 International Business ExchangeTM (IBX®) data centers in 71 major metros and 32 countries worldwide. Equinix Fabric integrates distributed infrastructure and digital ecosystems on Platform Equinix® in a direct, secure, and dynamic manner.

Anil Verma, Chief Technical Officer at MainOne, commented on the expansion, saying, “As a long-time customer of Equinix Fabric, MainOne has used the global footprint of data centers and services to establish connections to Cloud service providers and enable private, dedicated connections for customers in West Africa.” As an Equinix company, we can now ensure improved SLA and lower latency for important services and applications by expanding our network to Equinix Fabric. This is part of our commitment to providing world-class interconnection services to our customers in order to speed their digital journey

MainOne will use Equinix IBX data centers in Lisbon (LS1) and London (LD5) to create geographic diversity, allowing its customers to connect their IT infrastructure to a dynamic and rich ecosystem, enjoy more direct access to Cloud services, and achieve higher performance, ensuring they can stay ahead of their competitors with low-latency and secure IT infrastructure.

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