Vodacom Business Nigeria wins double at Beacon of ICT awards
By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria
Vodacom Business Nigeria, at the weekend in Lagos, received more awards, adding ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) to its list of laurels. This year Vodacom Business Nigeria won the Cloud Services Provider of the Year and ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) at the BoICT Award 2015.
The awards were received by Vodacom Business Nigeria’s Director Legal Services; Nkechi Newton-Denila, at the Beacon of ICT Awards Ceremony held in Lagos, an event that brought together leaders in the industry to celebrate the success and achievement of individuals and organizations in the telecoms industry over the past year.
She said: “We are happy to have received the Cloud Services Provider of the Year and ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) Awards. This is testament to our commitment to provide world-class and innovative services leveraging on our local expertise and global track record to support business growth in Nigeria. Our gratitude goes to our customers whose businesses are driving the Nigerian economy and the men and women at Vodacom who work round the clock to enable these businesses.”
This is the fifth BoICT award the company has won in three years, winning Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year in 2013 and 2014 and Cloud Service provider of the Year in 2014 and 2015 consecutively. ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) is the newest addition to the company’s list of accolades. Early last year, Vodacom Business Nigeria’s Software as a Service solution (SaaS) was awarded Enterprise Solution of the Year, a prestigious award at the Cyber Africa Innovation Award 2014.
The awards follows the company’s Enterprise Voice Solution launch event where the company introduced Business Express, a Cloud–based Hosted IPBX solution which enables businesses to save as much as 30% on cost of voice calls to local and international destinations.