Ooredoo Maldives today launched the first ever tier-3 ready Data Centre in the Maldives, providing unparalleled connectivity, storage, security and support systems for IT-based services and operations, designed to provide reliability and safety for all types of customer segments. Located in the emerging smart city of Hulhumale’, Ooredoo Maldives Data Centre (OMDC) is a world-class-state-of-the-art Data Centre which anticipates to bolster a quick and easy transition to new technologies supporting Maldivian and regional businesses from across government, corporate and the hospitality sector.
Najib Khan, Managing Director and CEO, Ooredoo Maldives said: “Today marks a historical day for Ooredoo Maldives, as we inaugurate the first-ever Data Centre in the Maldives. The global data centre services market is foreseen to attract tremendous growth in the near future. The growing requirement of large computing facilities and surging demand for capacity management are envisaged to bring in a host of opportunities for data centre services. We believe that the Maldives can potentially offer very high availability for all types of Data Centre services, connecting local and regional businesses to uninterrupted connectivity and unlimited possibilities by eliminating geographical challenges, ensuring business continuity and stable growth. With this important step towards a truly Digital Maldives, our aim is to establish the Maldives as a technological hub in the region.”
OMDC is a tier-3 certification-ready data centre, offering a wide portfolio of services, large amounts of storage space, 24/7 physical and network security, disaster management capabilities, superior power backup, high-end heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. The facility also provides a rack space of medium & high density, with a capability of supporting offshore hosting requests which enable businesses outside the country to host their servers in the Maldives
The infrastructure of this new state of the art data centre is designed to provide customers with the safest possible environment with flood resistance of up to 7 meters along with state-of-the-art fire detection systems. The facility is housed with critical electrical diesel power generators which can sustain an uninterrupted backup power that can seamlessly operate for 14 days without human intervention.
The centre features modern environmental monitoring and control systems, a Water Leakage Detection System and round a clock digital and physical monitoring system that would provide comfort and peace of mind to customers who can be assured that their critical data and infrastructure is monitored and protected 24/7. The high growth rate of data generation, growing internet of things (IoT) connected device’s usage, huge growth in automation across different industry verticals and higher demand for data security are some of the trends which are expected to offer unique growth opportunities for the data centre services market.
OMDC also consist of a demo room to experience the wide range of products designed by the company for enterprise customers which include, Centribiz- a simplified managed telephony solution, CloudPBX, PBX Solution, IPTV Solutions, Satellite Phone, VLD FleetOne Solution, 5G AirFibre, Guesthouse Broadband, HCM HR Solution and more, prior to their subscription of the services.
Ooredoo Maldives has always remained at the country’s digital forefront in bringing world-class technology and connecting the people of the Maldives to innovations and new opportunities. The launch of this world-class Data Centre in the Maldives further strengthens the nations digital ecosystem powering a hub for global companies across a number of industries to host their servers in the Maldives which will ultimately boost the digital economy of the Maldives.
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