GigaLayer

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Type: Privately Held
Industry: Web Hosting, Domains
Founded: 2007
Founder(s): Ahmad Mukoshy
Country: Nigeria
Employees: 7
Website: gigalayer.com
Blog: gigalayer.blog
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@gigalayer

GigaLayer is an pan-african domain name and hosting service provider. GigaLayer also provides African CcTLD for world-wide registrants, accepting online payments in multiple currencies and gateways. The company boasts of virtual presence in over 11 countries including Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, South-Africa, Ghana, Cameroon, and more.

History

GigaLayer, formerly known as Aimtech HostingCo, was founded in 2007. It was a side project of Ahmad Mukoshy, a web developer and freelancer at the time a student at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto in Nigeria. The business grew and was rebranded to GigaLayer.com in 2013 to position it self for the Global and African market. It's first office opened in Lagos, 2014 with a workforce of a few people within a technology innovation hub called iDEA Nigeria. In 2015, GigaLayer moved to it's own premises in Lagos, Nigeria with full operations and expansions to reach the entire African market.

Between 2013 and 2017, GigaLayer also made a few acquisitions to boost its market share in Nigeria.

Acquisitions

  • 2014 - LagosHost, Nigeria [1] owned and managed by RealArts Systems
  • 2017 - Server22, Nigeria [2] owned by Voguepay Solutions

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