Wednesday 19, October 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Dubai Design District (d3) has signed an agreement with du for data centre co-location services in the UAE. The agreement is for a period of five years.
This agreement will enable d3 to connect to du’s world class, always-on, resilient data centre infrastructure supported by du’s high-speed redundant links. In addition to optimising operational efficiencies, d3 will gain direct access to a vital ecosystem where major networks, content and cloud providers, enterprises and business partners, connect with each other.
Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, COO of Dubai Design District commented: “As a strategic partner of SDO, d3 is proud to partner with du, who also are a strategic partner of SDO and a provider of their Smart City Platform. This partnership will help us to realize the vision of making Dubai the happiest city in the world and demonstrate the role of technology in improving the everyday experience of the citizens”
“We are pleased to partner with d3. Our proposition will help the district optimise and consolidate their data centre co-location facilities more efficiently; thus eventually enabling them in their expansion and growth plans including digital transformation,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du.
du’s infrastructure offers customers a secure platform of collocation, connectivity, infrastructure and expertise, to help them grow across the region. It presents a significant opportunity for customers looking to expand upon their existing footprint, and acts as a growth accelerator for digital businesses both in the UAE and the Gulf region. du’s customers also take advantage of its 4G LTE network.