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Ooredoo Maldives launches first ever tier-3 ready data centre in the Maldives

Ooredoo Maldives launches first ever tier-3 ready data centre in the Maldives

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Ooredoo Maldives has 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 a 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 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 and high density, with a capability of supporting offshore hosting requests which enables 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 the safest possible environment with flood resistance of up to seven 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.

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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