Layer3, a leading provider of ICT solutions, has won the
Cloud Solutions Provider of the Year Award for the third year in a row. This
was presented to it at the Beacon of ICT Awards, held on Saturday 24 July 2021.
The Beacon Awards and Lecture Series, which takes place
annually, brings together important figures and stakeholders from across
Nigeria’s ICT landscape, to deliberate on present issues in the industry. This
year’s event was themed 5G: Exploring New Frontiers for Superior Service
In a statement, Ken Nwogbo, Editor In Chief at
Communications Week Media, the event’s organizers, said that Layer3 had emerged
as the winner in the Cloud Solutions Provider category due to the strength of
its service delivery.
“This is a testament to your talents, innovation,
contributions, and commitment to the growth of the ICT industry, and we are
happy that Nigerians have recognized your hard work, sincerity, and dedication
towards the development of the ICT industry,” Mr. Nwogbo said.
Reacting to the award, Oyaje Idoko, CEO of Layer3, said that
Layer3 was always striving to improve the quality of its services, including
its cloud products.
“Layer3 offers secure, flexible, and efficient cloud
services, which enables organizations at various growth stages to build and
scale enterprise solutions at their own pace,” Mr. Idoko explained.
”They range from virtual data centers and virtual servers,
to backup and disaster recovery as a service, as well as cloud storage
solutions. These guarantee near-perfect uptimes, are scalable, and come with
“Our products guarantee that our clients can plug into these
benefits without the costs and limitations attached to maintaining and
According to him, the award will spur Layer3 on to continue
delivering the best possible ICT solutions to its clients.
Layer3 provides a suite of IT services, including cloud,
network, broadband, fiber access, security, and data center solutions. Founded
in 2005, the company has grown to become a leading firm in Nigeria’s IT space
and serves clients in the energy, finance, healthcare, education, and service
industries, as well as the public sector.
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