Inside MainOne's MDX-i in Lagos: A photo tour of the first Tier III data center in West Africa

MainOne MDX-i data center in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria

While the internet continues to play a major role in our everyday lives, it’s easy to forget that the billions of data being processed everyday are not stored “somewhere in the clouds”, but in actual, physical data centers all over the world.

One of such data centers is MDX-i, the first Tier III data center in West Africa.

MDX-i was launched in January 2015 by MainOne. Located somewhere in Lagos, MDX-i is shrouded in secrecy, as is typical of data centers the world over.

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