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The award recognises datamena’s innovation in on-demand networking with the deployment of the Infiny by Epsilon platform in the Middle East

Dubai, 6 June 2017: datamena – a subsidiary of Emirates Integrated telecommunications Company PJSC (EITC), was awarded Excellence in Regional Data Centre Connectivity at Data Center Dynamics Middle East 2017 (DCD Middle East). A certificate of excellence was awarded to datamena for its work in delivering on-demand connectivity in the Middle East. datamena deployed the Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform in March 2017 to give its partner and customers direct access to world-leading Cloud service providers and destinations around the world.

Customers and partners present in datamena can connect their Cloud-based apps and services with new agility and guaranteed Quality of Service and Experience. datamena can procure and manage Epsilon’s services via Infiny’s web-based portal, APIs, and Android and iOS mobile apps. It can use the self-service platform to procure port-to-port, port-to-Cloud, port-to-Internet Exchange, SIP Trunking and last mile DIA and SD-WAN services.

Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du, said, “We are proud to be recognised by Data Center Dynamics for our work in delivering on-demand connectivity in the Middle East. Deploying Infiny by Epsilon has been an important step forward for the datamena platform and our vision for Cloud enablement. On-demand connectivity delivers the agility and scalability to maximise the potential of the Cloud. It is a key addition to our platform and a first for the Middle East.”

datamena seamlessly integrates data centre, satellite, the UAE Internet Exchange (UAE-IX), on-demand connectivity and an ecosystem of partners to give customers and partners a true platform for Cloud enablement and Digital Transformation. It offers a single customer experience while removing traditional ICT silos. datamena is providing a world-leading approach to local, regional and global infrastructure.

Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO, Epsilon, said, “datamena is a world-leader in Cloud Enablement and Digital Transformation. It’s deployment of Infiny by Epsilon positions it to accelerate its customers and partners’ growth while offering a truly dynamic platform. We are proud to be a long-term partner of datamena and look forward to collaborating and innovating together.”

DCD Middle East is a forum for business, operations and technology executives from the region’s data centre-scale organisations to discuss Cloud and data centre infrastructure build-outs in the Middle East. Its awards recognise stand-out projects from across the region and were handed out at its Digital Infrastructure Leaders’ Dinner.