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21st Century Technologies, Nexusguard tackle DDoS with scrubbing center


A leading ICT firm in Nigeria, 21st Century Technologies Limited, has partnered with Nexusguard, a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) security solution provider, with plan to build a DDoS scrubbing centre in the country to provide mitigation service to enterprise and government customers in Africa.

21st Century builds digital infrastructure including most advanced global digital security point of present in Nigeria, Tier 4 data centre, academy, software development centre to help esteem customers, partners and government in Africa to deploy necessary innovation solutions to remain secure, competitive, lead and win in the era of digital transformation and engagement.

Chief Executive Officer of 21st Century Technologies, Wale Ajisebutu, said:”We opted to partner with Nexusguard because of their global reach and robustness of their platform. They have helped many companies and governments globally defend against cyberattack. Nexusguard is consistently recognised by analysts such as Gartner and Forrester as a market leader. “Customers choose to take advantage of our new compelling cybersecurity solution will surely capture enormous opportunities for unlimited growth.”

With DDoS risk increasing worldwide, service providers are updating their capabilities to provide not only bandwidth and subscriptions, but also cybersecurity. That transformation, known as Telco 5.0, demands the methodology and mechanics to shift platforms, people and processes to provide optimal security.

Nexusguard fulfills that need with its global scrubbing cloud. Paired with 21st Century Technologies’s local capacity, the companies will provide a seamless “global+local” scrubbing network that detects and mitigates both international and local DDoS attacks, simultaneously.

According to Nexusguard CEO, Andy Ng, Communications service providers (CSP), have a new opportunity to help create a global DDoS defence network to protect internet users.

“Our partnership with 21st Century Technologies in Nigeria, as with other Telco 5.0 providers around the globe, are critical to not only helping enterprises fortify themselves against future attacks but also to telcos transforming their business,” he added.He disclosed that Nexusguard was founded in 2008 to provide security solution to fight malicious Internet attacks. Nexusguard ensures uninterrupted Internet service, visibility, optimization and performance.

Nexusguard is focused on developing and providing the best cybersecurity solution for every client across a range of industries with specific business and technical requirements. Nexusguard also enables communication service providers to deliver DDoS protection solution as a service. Nexusguard delivers on its promise to provide you with peace of mind by countering threats and ensuring maximum uptime. Visit for more information.

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