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Leading connectivity and communication infrastructure provider confirms strategic local presence in data hub

Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2016: datamena, the pioneering carrier neutral data centre and connectivity platform based in the UAE and servicing the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its collaboration with Epsilon Telecommunications, a privately owned global communications service provider, at Capacity Middle East.


By deploying its infrastructure in datamena, Epsilon will add a point of presence to its Global Network connecting Europe, Asia and the USA, allowing it to bring its services closer to its clients in the Middle East. This deployment enables Epsilon customers to directly connect with CloudLX, a newly launched on-demand Ethernet connectivity portal. As Epsilon continues to innovate and help customers to seamlessly deliver mission critical solutions and, high performance applications, the presence in Dubai is critical for growth in the region.


Hany Aly, EVP, Enterprise Business for du, reiterated the company’s commitment to contributing to the success of its datamena customers in the Middle East.


“We are thrilled to welcome Epsilon to the datamena ecosystem. As a leading provider of connectivity and infrastructure, Epsilon will benefit from the extensive ecosystem of carriers, content and cloud providers to enable new services and improve end-user experience. Our datamena facility enables customers from around the globe expand their global footprint and we look forward to continuing to push the boundaries of the data potential in the region.”


“Dubai has emerged as a hub for telecommunications solutions in the Middle East and Asia, and we are using the most robust and reliable infrastructure available to serve our increasing customer base. Partnering with datamena enables us to further extend our cross-border connectivity capabilities to our international clients”, said Clint Collins, Regional Director, Service Provider Markets – EMEA at Epsilon.


“There is also growing demand for virtualized on demand network and connectivity solutions and this new deployment of cutting edge technology brings this capability to datamena, facilitating and meeting the next wave of international connectivity requirements” states Collins


Launched by du in 2012 and based in the UAE, datamena offers customers a secure ecosystem of space, connectivity, infrastructure and expertise, to help them grow across the Middle East and the world. It presents a significant opportunity for customers looking to expand upon their global footprint, and acts as a growth accelerator for digital businesses both in the UAE and the Gulf region.


Epsilon and datamena announced the partnership at Capacity Middle East 2016 – the 11th edition of the annual flagship event for the industry, bringing together over 1,400 delegates over three days of exhibitions, conferences and networking.