Sunday, 31 October 2010
eHDF Honoured with Two ‘IT Service Provider of the Year’ Awards
Awards Strongly Demonstrate eHDF’s Status as the Leading Regional IT Service Provider
eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed IT and Advisory services provider and a member of TECOM Investments, today announced it has received two prestigious industry awards as the region’s ’Best IT Service Provider’ for its diverse customer portfolio and continuously delivering successful customer implementations across the region.
eHDF won the ‘Managed Service Provider of the Year’ distinction at the inaugural Computer News Middle East’s (CNME) ICT Achievement Awards 2010 held on 17 October at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The awards organised by Corporate Publishing International (CPI), publishers of CNME, the premier ‘technology in business’ magazine of the Middle East, recognised the accomplishments of outstanding end-users and IT vendors across 20 different categories.
eHosting DataFort was also named the ‘IT Service Provider of the Year’ for the third consecutive year at the Arabian Computer News (A.C.N) Arab Technology Awards 2010 held on 18 October at the Armani Hotel. The 6th annual A.C.N. Arab Technology Awards was organized by ITP, publishers of the leading technology publication Arabian Computer News. As the most prestigious IT industry distinctions in the Middle East, the awards honoured top achievements across 21 categories.
The awards were presented during GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2010, the region’s largest ICT event that was held from 17-22 October in Dubai.
The ’Best IT Service Provider’ category recognised top players in the region for expertise in the implementation of new age technologies for high profile customers across diverse verticals. The winners were judged by an independent prestigious panel of industry experts, selected from within the regional enterprise and IT industry.
Competing with some of the region’s best-in-class technology players, eHosting DataFort came right on top for demonstrating extraordinary competency in technology implementation, delivering business value, innovation, market leadership and the ability to satisfy and maintain high service levels with end-users.
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort, said: “We are proud to be recognised as the region’s top IT service provider of the year for the third consecutive time. Over the past year, Managed Services have gained significant relevance in the minds of both public and private enterprises and we have made our presence felt across all major verticals in the ME region.
“Our experience in delivering projects successfully for organisations including Societe Generale, Ministry of Public Works, Trimex, and Panasonic demonstrates our commitment to providing premium IT Services and establishes our credibility as the leading Managed IT Services player in the Middle East. Looking forward, we will remain focused on our goal to encourage innovation and increase business productivity for all customers by working with them closely in delivering success to their respective businesses.”
The two awards mark additional milestones for eHosting DataFort, adding to its collection of accolades received over the past few years including two consecutive distinctions in 2008 and 2009 as the ‘IT Service Provider of the year’ category from A.C.N Arab Technology Awards, ‘Most Innovative use of new technology’ by the Network Middle East Awards in 2009, ‘Best Managed Service Provider’ by Network World Middle East in 2010 and ‘Best Co-location Service Provider’ by Data Centre Strategies Middle East in 2010.