Thursday, 24 October 2013
eHosting DataFort Ends GITEX Technology Week 2013 on High Note
eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading managed IT services provider and a member of TECOM Investments, has been named ‘Best Managed Services Provider of the Year’ at the ACN Arab Technology Awards 2013 that was held as part of the GITEX Technology Week. eHDF clinched the top honour from among several entries and four finalists.
The five-day GITEX Technology Week 2013 also saw eHDF launch its new public cloud service.
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort said: “This award is a fitting finale to eHDF’s emphatic participation at GITEX Technology Week 2013 – we look at it as an endorsement of our services by industry counterparts and customers. We have had a successful run and this is our third award for 2013. This year, we have also been busy with the introduction of many new services including public cloud, managed DDoS protection and remote backup services. We seek to provide the best in managed services to our customers through introducing innovative products that match their expectations.”
eHDF owns and operates multiple data centers in Dubai and offers customers the advantage of hosting all data within the UAE. One of its new services, public cloud, provides clients with the flexibility to buy public cloud platforms with an easy-to-use self-service online portal, starting from US$150 per month. Following their purchase as per requirement, clients can set up and start using their virtual machines in less than 15 minutes. The virtual machines are easily scalable with the option to increase or decrease memory at the click of a button.
At GITEX, eHDF received high interest from potential customers around the Middle East for its managed services including cloud technology. eHDF was among the first to introduce private cloud at GITEX 2012 and now with the introduction of the public cloud it has extended its offerings to small and medium businesses.
One of the largest ICT exhibitions in the Middle East, GITEX Technology Week 2013 ran from 20-24 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre. eHDF exhibited in the Cloud Confex Area at GITEX, showcasing its managed hosting, disaster recovery and cloud infrastructure services.