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eHosting DataFort Industry Sponsor for Inaugural Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum in Abu Dhabi


Dubai-UAE/London-UK: 26 May, 2009 – eHosting DataFort, the region’s leading IT managed and advisory services provider, and a member of TECOM Investments, today announced it will be the industry sponsor for the first Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum in Abu Dhabi.

To be held from 2-3 June at the Injazat Auditorium in Abu Dhabi, the Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum 2009 will address a number of key issues related to the developments in the sector that impact the business, operation and planning of the data centre industry.

Featuring an academy of international speakers, experts and delegates from leading organizations, operators and owners, investors and vendors, the event will see eHosting DataFort providing critical inputs on the Data Centre Industry. It will particularly highlight its expertise in delivering Managed Data Centre services to enterprises, telecom, government, semi-government, and other key sectors in the industry. 

Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort, will address the forum and participate in the CEO Data Centre Middle East Roundtable. He will discuss with senior representatives a number of topical issues, including the growth, outlook, challenges, and opportunities for Data Centres in the Middle East.

Zeineldin said: “We are delighted to sponsor the Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum 2009 that brings a host of industry leaders to the region. While the Data
Centre industry has grown exponentially in the past several years, the trend has responded to the need to manage surplus data, continuous access to real-time information and meet the increasing trend of the mobile workforce within the enterprise. 

“eHosting DataFort is the leading Managed Services Provider in the Middle East having the expertise to help design, build and operate data centres for organizations across the GCC region. We look forward to participating at the forum and exchanging ideas with leading experts thereby nurturing the growth of the Data Centre industry in the region.”
The Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum 2009 will also bring together telecom majors, managed service providers, along with senior management from enterprises and the government.

Philip Low, Managing Director, BroadGroup, consulting firm and organizer of the forum, said: “We welcome eHosting Datafort’s sponsorship of this forum. Yasser Zeineldin’s participation in the first Data Centre Middle East CEO Roundtable will prove particularly valuable. The presence of eHDF and other important regional players delivering outstanding content and insight in a rich networking environment, underlines the true value of the forum.”

With world-class data centres, resilient and scalable infrastructure and round-the-clock managed operations, eHosting DataFort has a wide network of technology and channel partners based in the GCC and MENA regions, Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. Boasting ITIL and ISO9001: 2008, ISO 20000:2005 and ISO 27001:2005 certifications, eHDF successfully delivers operations through highly reliable and scalable infrastructures based on international standards and global best practices.


About eHosting DataFort

eHosting DataFort, a fully owned subsidiary of TECOM Investments is a leading provider of IT - Management and Advisory services. The organization has obtained a number of notable projects to deliver world-class outsourcing services to major enterprises across GCC, MENA, US and Europe. eHosting DataFort’s proven track record for managing an enterprise’s IT infrastructure includes some of the largest organizations e.g. Dubai Financial Market, Arcelor Mittal (World’s largest Steel manufacturer), Emirates Airlines, Tejari, Arab Bank, British Telecom, Khaleej Times, Panasonic, Dubai e-government and du.

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Angelina Wong
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JIWIN Public Relations
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