Thursday, 3 April 2014
eHosting DataFort Awarded ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’
eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure services provider and a member of TECOM Investments, was awarded ‘Managed services provider of the year’ at the fifth annual Network World Middle East Awards held on 24th March 2014. eHDF beat contenders including top local, regional and multinational players to win the award for the second year running.
eHDF was recognized for delivering successful and complex technology implementations that have brought outstanding value to its customers. eHosting DataFort demonstrated a successful track record of complex and cutting edge technology deployments for a diverse portfolio of customers such as Geotab ME, Tejuri.com, Dubai Financial Market amongst others.
The judging panel consisting of senior IT professionals – Arun Tewary, CIO and Vice President of IT, Emirates Flight Catering; Douglas Ian Wakeford, Senior Advisor with the Experton Group; Benvir Padda, Director of IT, Legatum and U V Krishnakumar, Founder of Prescience UAE selected a total of 17 winners for the ‘end-user’ and ‘vendors’ awards categories.
The awards were presented during a gala ceremony held at Godolphin Ballroom in the Emirates Towers. The CPI Network World Middle East Awards has established itself as the major networking awards evening in the regional IT calendar. Recognising both ‘users’ and ‘vendors’, the awards rewarded innovative networking projects and technology providers behind them.
Commenting on the award win Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort said: “The win reaffirms our top position in providing Managed Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure services in the region. It is a testament to our continued commitment in delivering tailor made and customer focused services to address highly demanding and complex technology projects.”
“2014 looks very promising with the strong uptake that we are seeing for cloud infrastructure services. We have invested heavily in our data centres this year and we will soon be launching new services for the SMB segment. I would like to thank our customers for their continued support and look forward to sustaining this successful momentum in the years ahead.”
This award marks an additional milestone for eHDF adding to the collection of accolades received over the years. In 2013 eHosting DataFort won the ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the ACN Arab Technology Awards, ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’ in the enterprise category at the Integrator Middle East Awards and ‘Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the Network World Middle East awards. Prior to that, eHosting DataFort has been recognized year-on-year as the ‘Best Managed Services Provider of the Year’ across the Middle East since 2008.
eHosting DataFort owns and operates world-class data centres in Dubai with resilient and scalable infrastructure and round-the-clock managed operations offering customers the advantage of hosting all data within the UAE. It offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including managed hosting, disaster recovery and private and public cloud infrastructure services.