Dubai – MENA Herald: UAE-based telecommunications service provider -‘du’, has been selected by Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) to deliver opex-driven co-location services in the UAE. ADIB benefits from world-class data centre infrastructure that is ready to support its business with maximum reliability and availability.
ADIB will be able to grow and develop its operations with a foundation in secure data centre infrastructure as well as flexible and scalable network options. du’s highly connect data centre services give its customers access to an ecosystem of service providers, content and cloud providers, enterprises and business partners. ADIB will drive new cost-efficiencies while benefiting from infrastructure that is ready to scale and adapt as its business grows.
“Our Data Centre and Managed Services are designed to enable rapid growth. We give our customers all of the infrastructure they need to develop their ICT services in the long term and maximise its potential in their businesses. As ADIB positions itself as a leading financial institution in the Middle East, we are ready to support it with infrastructure and Managed Services that make it simple and easy to grow,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du.
du operates three data centre facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. These facilities provide redundancy across the UAE with high performance and highly secure networks to support mission-critical applications and services. It provides 99.999% uptime as well as an ecosystem of network infrastructure to give customers easy access to Cloud service providers and markets across the MENA region. du’s data centre services won the best Enterprise Service award at Telecoms World Awards 2016.
“In a market that is constantly changing, we believe du has the infrastructure and expertise to be continually evolving and adapting to our changing demands. We were impressed by du’s vision for co-location, Cloud and the communications market and its ability to scale its offering to our growing demands. Its unique proposition and opex-driven model ensures that du will remain a trusted partner throughout our decade-long agreement,” said Sagheer Mufti, Chief Operating Officer at ADIB.
ADIB was incorporated in 1997 to serve as first Islamic Bank in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It has 88 Branches and 771 ATMs din the UAE and presence in UK, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Sudan and Egypt. The Bank is heavily investing in its digital platforms to provide its customers with a superior banking experience.
du’s facilities offer customers a world-class hub for delivering the next-generation of Cloud, Content and Communications services. As organisations of all kinds deploy next-gen solutions, it delivers critical data centre hosting infrastructure that they can trust to help them to successfully deploy new services.