Addax selects Rack Centre for carrier neutral data centre colocation

15 June 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Addax Petroleum, a leading oil and gas exploration and production company with focus on Africa, the Middle East and the North Sea, has successfully completed the migration of its business data to Rack Centre’s world class data centre.

addax-logoAddax Petroleum has grown significantly since it began operations in Nigeria in 1998, becoming within the period, one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria.  With its current growth and expansion, it needed more space to expand its IT footprint to support its mission-critical operations.

Rack Centre, with its data centre colocation offering, Tier lll facilities, its scalability, flexibility, full redundancy and connectivity capabilities, has provided Addax Petroleum the platform to house its business data.

Mr Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director of Rack Centre, commenting on the migration said, “Rack Centre offers 100% uptime for Addax business data platform, and its scalable modular technology gives Addax the flexibility and room for further growth.  Rack Centre’s carrier neutral data centre provides Addax Petroleum the widest choice of robust effective telecommunication, local connectivity and access to all undersea cables for international connectivity.”

Addax Petroleum wanted a reliable partner that can mitigate the pain that comes with major data centre migrations.  Rack Centre’s Migration Assessment and Assistance Programme provided Addax the efficient, risk managed migration of Addax business data to Rack Centre data centre facility ahead of schedule, giving Addax the peace of mind it needed pre and post migration.

Rack Centre is 100% owned by Jagal, a Nigerian conglomerate holding that operates leading energy businesses and manages a diverse portfolio of investments. Rack Centre, is a state-of-the-art, Tier III Design Certified data centre offering carrier-neutral colocation services. 

The data centre provides over 6,000sqm (65,000sqft) of energy efficient and secure data centre space. The technology invested provides clients guaranteed levels of uptime, power and service availability. Co- locating within Rack Centre allows companies to avoid fixed infrastructure investments and to leave the growing complexity of managing power and environmental issues to specialists.

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