Dubai, UAE, 2nd July, 2019: datamena, the fastest growing carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform based in the UAE and serving the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been named the ‘Data Centre Project of the Year 2019’ at the latest edition of the Network Middle East Awards.
Taking place at Rhodes W1, Grosvenor House, Dubai, the awards evening saw datamenago head-to-head for the highly coveted prize against competitive entries from across the Middle East region.
‘Putting the UAE on the map’
Hany Aly, Executive Vice President Enterprise Business, Commercial, du, said: “By continually refining datamena’s connectivity solutions, data centre offerings, teleport services, and UAE-IX, our role in digitally transforming the UAE is effectively amplifying the country’s growing presence as a global connectivity hub. This award bolsters datamena’s credibility in the marketplace and reflects our vision forproviding truly networked data centre facilitates for telecom operators, cloud and content providers, and enterprises in the Middle East.”
‘Enabling customers to thrive’
By winning the ‘Data Centre Project of the Year Award’, datamena’s effortsreflect the continual drive towards setting new benchmarks for success in the data centre realm.
The accolade also restates datamena’sunparalleled commitment towards delivering a highly secure and reliable environment for next-generation mission-critical infrastructure.
By placing client infrastructure with datamena, over 165 customers have gained direct access to a fast-growing ecosystem of Carriers, Cloud and Content Providers, and Enterprises co-located within the same facility. This has resulted in over 1000 Gbps of data traffic being exchanged.
The Network Middle East Innovation Awards celebrate the achievements of networking professionals, service providers and vendors that have worked on the most challenging of projects and implementations in the last 12 months.