Cloud Exchange West Africa, formerly known as Dimension Data Nigeria Limited, has signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technology Company Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Huawei International, making Cloud Exchange Huawei’s only Tier 1 Value Added Partner in Nigeria and West Africa.
According to a statement from the firm, the partnership is a milestone for both Cloud Exchange and Huawei, as it positions Cloud Exchange for significant growth by leveraging Huawei’s technology and Information and Communication Technology infrastructure expertise.
It is also the first long-term strategic deal that Huawei had struck with a local company in West Africa, the statement added.
The statement read in part, “Cloud Exchange West Africa is the leading West African systems integrator and virtual computing IT company with the ability to provide end-to-end world-class IT solutions adapted to the local terrain. It is a fully indigenous West African company.”
The agreement, according to the statement, was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Cloud Exchange, Mr. Glad Dibetso, and the Executive Director of Huawei Nigeria, Mr. Welsion Yang.
It added, “Huawei is the leading global ICT solutions provider, also recognised as the fastest growing and most innovative company in the world.
“Huawei products and solutions have been deployed in more than 170 countries, serving one third of the world’s population, with a ranking of 128th on the Global Fortune 500 list in 2015.
“As one of the three major business groups of Huawei Technologies, its Enterprise Business Group has a clear vision and a well-defined business strategy and promotes a technical concept called “Leading New ICT.”
Dibesto was quoted as saying, “Our partnership with Huawei as the very first and the only tier 1 partner in West Africa will unlock value for our clients who are currently looking for quality, agility and different financing models to accelerate their ambitions in challenging economic times.”
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