Monday, April 28, 2014

Vodacom Business Nigeria Wins Big at the Beacon of ICT Awards 2014

Vodacom Business Nigeria’s outstanding contribution to connecting and enabling enterprise businesses in Nigeria was recognized at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards ceremony held last Saturday in Lagos. Vodacom emerged winners in Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year and the Cloud Service Provider of the Year categories.

The BoICT Awards is an annual ceremony which recognizes stakeholders, contributions and commitments to the growth of the Nigerian ICT industry. This year over 250, 307 Nigerians voted in different categories with Vodacom Business Nigeria emerging as the clear winner of the Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year category for the second year running.  In addition Vodacom emerged as the winner of the Cloud Service Provider of the year.

Vodacom Business’ core infrastructure connects over 580 million people across more than 40 African countries and includes over 50 satellite transponders, 24 dedicated teleports and access to multiple sub-sea cable landing ports. By utilizing on-the-ground support, Vodacom Business provides system integration and maintenance, Broadband Internet, Dedicated Hosted services, Cloud Services, International and Pan-African data networks, Enterprise Voice and a host of other Value Added Services to its customers.

“We are honored to receive this award, as a customer centric organization, we are passionate about our customers' business and we will continue to support them with enterprise-class Communications solutions to help them grow their businesses. What makes this award special to us is that we are receiving recognition not only from the Telecoms industry but from businesses that have come to realize the benefits of using our solutions. We have continuously provided tailor-made solutions that fit customer’s needs backed by excellent customer services. Our aim is to enable and empower Nigerian businesses through cutting edge solutions for Small, Medium and Large Enterprises in Nigeria” said Guy Clarke, Managing Director of Vodacom Business Nigeria

Dignitaries from the industry and regulators which includes Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, Chairman OpenMedia group among others were in attendance to celebrate the winners of the BoICT Award on 26 April 2014, at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos.