Sunday, 27 November 2011
eHosting DataFort Wins Prestigious Accolades at Data Centre Strategies
eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading managed IT and advisory services provider and a member of TECOM Investments, today announced it has received accolades in three different categories at the annual Data Centre Strategies Middle East and Awards 2011.
eHDF was named ‘Best New Data Centre’, ‘Best Colocation Provider’ and Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort, was awarded ‘CEO of the Year’ for his exemplary efforts in guiding the company to become the market leader in providing high quality hosting and managed services to a wide customer base regionally and internationally.
During Yasser’s tenure, eHDF has doubled the number of new customers acquired, delivered customized solutions that cater to diverse customer needs as well as maintained the highest levels of global certifications such as BS-25999, ISO 20000 and ISO 27001. Such certifications ensure business continuity, quality and security of the services rendered by the company to its customers. It is worth noting that these achievements resulted in record financial performance and operational efficiency in-line with global benchmarks.
Organised annually by BroadGroup as part of the Data Centre Strategies Middle East conference, the awards were presented to eHDF at a ceremony held in Dubai.
The award for the best new data centre comes on the back of eHDF’s announcement to launch its new data center facility at the International Media Production Zone in Dubai. The soon to be inaugurated hybrid Tier-2 and Tier-3 state-of-the-art data centre is built using the latest and most innovative technologies including a self-regulated cooling system and allows full redundancy and high density computing as well as DR and business continuity seats.
eHDF was also awarded the ‘Best Colocation Provider’ for its decade long history of best-serving the diverse and custom needs of clients.
Yasser Zeineldin said: “We, at eHDF, continuously invest in upgrading our infrastructure and service portfolio with a view to providing best-in-class hosting and managed services to clients. We have come a long way since our inception in 2001 and it is indeed gratifying to have our customer focus and service quality be recognised by such a coveted industry platform.”
eHDF’s success at the Data Centre Strategies Middle East 2011 complements the earlier distinctions it has received at key regional platforms. eHDF has earlier been awarded the ‘IT Service Provider of the Year’ at Arab Technology Awards (2008 – 2011), ‘Best Managed Services Provider of the Year’ at the annual Network Middle East Innovation Awards in 2011, ‘Best Colocation Facility Middle East’ at the Data Centre Strategies Middle East 2010, ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the Network World Middle East Awards 2010, ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at Computer News Middle East Awards 2010 and ‘Best Innovative Use of New Technology’ at the Network Middle East Awards 2009.
With world-class data centres, resilient and scalable infrastructure and round-the-clock managed operations, eHosting DataFort has established itself as a market leader in the field of hosting and managed IT services.