Case Studies

Leading Healthcare Company

As UAE's premier Healthcare Informatics and Consulting firm, the company assists private and public sectors establish high standard healthcare systems. They cater to more than 2,600 healthcare facilities in the region with over 2.3 million patient records in their systems, and also manage medication dispensing for more than 1 million lives through its other specialized portals. Owing to huge data volumes and the need for their portals to be available 24/7, the company decided to work with eHDF to host these critical portals at a secure data centre. eHDF is also providing managed services which include Managed Security services such as Network Intrusion Prevention System (NIPS), Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), Server administration, SAN storage management & Vulnerability & Remediation Services.

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Leading Publishing House

One of the oldest publishing houses in the UAE which publishes major English and Arabic dailies and several monthly and weekly magazines in both languages decided to work with eHDF to host its major news portals at a secure data centre.
Given its massive website traffic, maintaining availability and news flow during any potential security attack was critical for the publishing house. The implications that any disruption could have on its large user base prompted the publishing group to co-locate its servers and host its websites at eHDF’s datacenter in Dubai.
Apart from data centre colocation services, eHDF also provided the publishing house with managed services, which include monitoring services, server management, security services, network management and backup services for both news portals.

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Fleet Management Company

The company handles over 400,000 vehicles worldwide and provides integral data to clients to manage fleets effectively. Their regional headquarters are located in Dubai and they are hosting their critical business application with eHDF. This application requires very low latency and round-the-clock live fleet data. The team chose eHosting DataFort as its fully managed hosting services provider in Dubai. eHDF was able to offer a locally-based cloud hosting services solution hosted at their data centres in Dubai with very fast response time and minimal latency to the server.

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Stock Exchange Company

As a financial and trading center, it is critical for the company to keep its trading systems live and constantly connected to international stakeholders. Apart from the brokers and traders housed at the exchange, they also cater to investors who operate remotely, via the trading platform. Requiring 99.98 per cent data center availability and a secure server for the web application disaster recovery platform, the company opted for UAE based data centre, managed hosting and cloud infrastructure services provider eHDF as its web hosting partner. The eHDF tier-3 datacenter in Dubai, UAE hosts the complete replication and backup for their website, along with other managed services, to provide a backup in case of service interruption, high levels of demand or other occurrences that could risk the availability of the service. Data is transferred to the eHDF data centre facility in real time, using an MPLS connection to update the servers, storage and applications to help the trading company maintain data security.

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Engineering Solutions Provider

With over 3,000 employees and several regional and international clients, the company specializes in offering integral and innovative engineering solutions within the GCC. Since they needed to upscale its existing connectivity and speed to match the growing demands of its group companies, they decided to work with UAE based data centre, managed hosting and cloud infrastructure services provider eHDF as its hosting partner. eHDF enhanced the speed and connectivity of its network, fully managed off-site at its data center in Dubai, UAE and controlled from a central hub. The engineering services provider can now serve hundreds of clients with eHDF’s connectivity speed and solutions.

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E-commerce Company

Based on their requirements, the online mall decided to work with UAE based IT services provider eHDF for providing cloud-based infrastructure services within UAE using the complete Microsoft technology stack. eHDF is delivering a comprehensive managed hosting solution for the e-commerce company by offering infrastructure as a service (IaaS) for hosting the customized application within eHDF’s private cloud. eHDF addressed the company's growing IT priorities including the need for agility, responsiveness, performance, and latency within eHDF’s private cloud. Additionally, eHDF also manages their website security, which was recognized as one of the most secure sites following vulnerability and hacking tests. The eHDF solutions helped the company develop e-retail and commerce platform by providing reliable and user friendly cloud solutions.

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Finance Company

The company analyzes customer needs to offer relevant financial solutions and required an IT framework that focused on customers and communications. They entrusted UAE based cloud and managed services provider eHDF to transform its IT architecture into a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) based platform. The finance company hosts their complete production and development IT infrastructure at eHDF which includes hosting of all application environments, maintenance and management of firmware and operating systems, on-demand storage and backups. This solution ensures that all their IT systems are available 24/7 in order to deliver seamless client relationship management and instant customer information access contributing to the overall business growth.

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Facilities Management Company

The leading facilities management company handles diverse and large-scale projects throughout several sectors in the Middle East. They chose to work with eHDF, one of the most trusted cloud computing companies in Dubai to transition their IT to hybrid-private cloud in order to effectively deliver infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) without compromising the bottom line of depleting project budgets. eHDF provided them with high-end computing hardware and security like servers and firewalls, leased data center infrastructure including core switching, perimeter security, load balancers and storage area networks. eHDF’s cost-optimized IT solutions enabled the company to maintain data confidentiality and to focus on their core facilities management operations.

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Provider of Digital Payments

The company is a specialized provider of digital payments, voice biometrics and other identity-based management solutions. They opted to work with eHDF as its data centre hosting partner in UAE. eHDF was selected for its ability in hosting and managing production environments, systems maintenance and monitoring, OS level updates, security monitoring, firewalls and load balancing, support resources, redundancy, high availability (99.99%), SLA based service delivery and 24x7 support. eHDF hosted their payroll and digital payment services to meet the demands of Middle East operations.

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Investment Management Company

The company is a regional asset manager dealing with investments in equity, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives. They worked with eHDF to establish a disaster recovery site which is integral to its business continuity strategy. eHDF, which is a disaster recovery service provider based in Dubai, UAE, provided them with a highly secure network infrastructure including secure firewalls, routers and disaster recovery for risk mitigation. eHDF also assisted their operations through its cost effective solutions, market reputation, immediate set up capabilities and 99.9 per cent availability.

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Commodities Trading Exchange

eHDF is managing the newly launched online transactional platform of the company, covering a broad range of commodities (precious metals, steel, oil), 34 companies and 150 users registered on the system. The platform offers a secure and transparent central registry of ownership for commodities stored in Dubai. The company required a 99.99 per cent service availability and maximum user connectivity. To achieve the same, they appointed eHDF to fully manage their hosting requirements within eHDF’s data centres. The key requirements for the company included the availability of expert OS, 24x7 staffing, an enterprise management, tier-3 data center requirements, secondary data centers and data security - all of which eHDF provided at optimum cost.

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Luxury Resort

The internal IT team of the resort saw its unique location as a structural IT challenge, and identified that an in-house server could be affected by potential natural calamities. They chose eHDF as their co-location disaster recovery provider and eHDF provided a disaster recovery site at its Data centres in Dubai. Real time replication, duplication, backup and full mirroring were among the services provided to resort. This project has enabled the staff of the resort to focus on their core business i.e. selling luxury hotel experiences and leverage IT to attract new customers and provide enhanced engagement and experience to existing customers.

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Freezone

The freezone authority aimed to implement a disaster recovery solution including secondary site with real-time data replication. eHDF provided them with a disaster recovery hosting environment at eHDF’s secure data centre in Dubai, UAE. eHDF’s partner Double Take supported the implementation with its replication software installation and configuration. The disaster recovery site is as an exact replica of the production site and in case of any disaster, there would be a seamless failover to the disaster recovery site. eHosting DataFort offered the company 24x7 monitoring and managed security, which helped identify potential threats and their impacts, while providing a framework for building resilience and safeguarding key stakeholder interests.

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Events and Exhibition Centre

One of the largest organizers of events in the UAE, the company depends heavily on the venue and exhibition management systems and so it became imperative to invest in a Disaster recovery solution. The disaster recovery hosting site at eHDF hosts the three most critical business systems for the company. These are - Event and exhibition management system, Financial Systems and Shared Drives. The company has been able to convert CAPEX to OPEX by not having to invest huge amounts of capital in building a new data centre. With guaranteed Service Level Agreements and continuous monitoring support, any technical issues are resolved by eHDF’s technical experts as quickly as possible.

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International Luxury Hotel

The expanding property and services portfolio of the hotel required an IT upgrade with state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure services and disaster recovery. It chose eHDF as a co-location provider to phase out its distributed data center and build an internal virtualized private cloud, as opposed to setting up an expensive in-house data centre. eHDF presented sustainable and cost-effective solutions by maximizing the use of best-in-class technologies, such as blade servers to preserve power and cooling required for high density equipment footprints. The implemented hybrid cloud gave the hotel a clear return on investment, allowing it to flexibly adapt to new business needs across its 16 operating countries.

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Value Added Distributors

eHDF, the region’s leading managed hosting and cloud services provider is hosting the company's Managed Video platform, which offers Managed Video Services to businesses in the UAE and around the region, making it easier for small as well as large enterprises to adopt next generation visual communication technologies. The solution supports the requirements for the platform which include: Fast time to market, Service reliability, Quality of services, Cost effectiveness and Network interconnects. eHDF, chosen for being the leading dedicated server hosting companies in UAE and for its customized service level agreements (SLAs), industry reputation and multiple ISO certifications provided the company with dedicated high speed internet, high bandwidth and round-the-clock customer service assistance.

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Government Company

The Government company required a fully managed hosting and IT services provider within UAE to create a centralized content management system (CMS), enabling inter-agency and embassy communication. eHDF supported them to unify its websites and build a new network to ensure that it can present a uniform, consistent image of the country. eHDF is providing an IT infrastructure solution supporting their portals project by deploying a host of managed services including databases, security and OS management, backup and storage along with 24/7 monitoring and service desk support.This provides a highly secure data centre environment for confidential government data, seamless connectivity and 24/7 access to content.

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International Brokerage Firm

The commodity derivatives brokerage house provides a unique suite of alternative investment products to clients. The company aimed to work with a trusted data centre and managed hosting services provider for securely hosting its Account System and chose eHDF for its range of connectivity options as well as proximity to resources so that data issues can be resolved quickly. eHDF provided a Managed colocation solution hosting their online trading platform, communication servers and back-office servers at eHDF’s data centre. Communication network has enhanced to speed up its online trading platform for customers and business. Investor confidence is retained in online transactions as essential information security is provided.

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Leading Bank

The multinational banking and financial services company became active in the Middle East in 2008. eHDF provides a Disaster Recovery (DR) hosting site serving all of the banks branches including Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai. This means that in case of any disaster, the users at these branches can connect remotely to the disaster recovery site which has a continuous backup of the data and can therefore ensure and maintain business continuity. With this project, the bank was able to achieve a virtualised environment by consolidating their infrastructure by more than 30% thereby reducing hardware expenditure and manpower required to manage this very specialized setup.

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Government Entity

The company is tasked with modernizing the country’s infrastructure and technology, and requires a sturdy IT infrastructure to do this. Its system is used by government officials and contractors, who require real-time access to tenders and contracts. In order to achieve this, eHDF deployed a fully managed hosting environment for one of their portals at their data centres located in Dubai, UAE. This enables all departments within the company as well as external contractors to view the entire project lifecycle in real time and ensures highly confidential tender and contracts data is safeguarded against any threats.

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Mineral Conglomerate Company

The company needed to modernize its existing IT infrastructure and create a system that could maximize information sharing among employees, suppliers and customers. To accomplish this, they decided to work with eHDF, a UAE based managed hosting and cloud infrastructure services provider. eHDF connected all global offices of the company through a virtual private network (VPN), upgraded their email hosting and exchange servers for user-friendly usage, and installed enhanced security benefits for disaster recovery, preventing data loss. Mobile devices can also access the most up to date information through servers located in eHDF’s Data Centre.

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Retail Company

The company required a solid IT infrastructure and managed hosting solutions to boost its bottom line across six regional offices. Since 2007, they have been working with eHDF, the region’s leading Managed services provider which is hosting and managing the core ERP, ME Corporate website and other applications & systems. eHDF also deployed an online data center monitoring system that expedites daily activity recording and contributes to internal transparency. Time-saving eHDF solutions facilitate round-the-clock business reliability in the region, governed by customized SLAs, minimal system downtime, high connectivity speed, and high levels of security.

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Contracting and Real-Estate Company

The company looked for an IT infrastructure and managed hosting services provider within Dubai and decided to work with eHDF to achieve seamless IT cohesion across its various MENA subsidiaries. eHDF enabled the company to revamp the IT infrastructure in order to centralize the data centre and seamlessly connect to its current regional offices in addition to ensuring complete redundancy of its servers. eHDF is hosting critical business applications such as ERP, communications and security at its data centre along with providing a complete set of managed services.

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