Yasser Zeineldin, CEO,eHDF
eHostingDataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading managed IT and advisory services provider and a member of TECOM Investments, announced today it has entered into a strategic tie-up with Switzerland’s Security Labtohost its IT infrastructure and protect the confidential data of its customers within the UAE.
Security Lab specialises in providing security audits to banks and multinationals,delivering services that includevulnerability assessment and penetration testing. It has a portfolio of global clients from the legal and financial sectors, many of which are setting up base in Dubai. Regional tie-ups with IT service providers is a core strategy that the security firm adoptsaround the world to host highly sensitive customer information and communications securely.
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO,eHDF, said: “The UAE is attracting global businesses byproviding a business friendly and progressive environment that facilitatestheexpansion oftheir operations across the region. For many of these organisations, working with a localmanaged IT service provider offers a value-add as critical customer data remains within the country.
“For Security Lab, it was essential to work with a local managed IT company, not only to physically protecttheirIT infrastructure,but also to ensure secure communications thatmeetitscustomers’ international compliance and standardsrequirements.”
eHDF’s clients include both government and large multinational corporations, a sign of the growing confidence that the public sector and corporates have in the company’s secure colocation solutions.
Alberto Redi, Partner at Security Lab, said: “Digital threats pose major challenges to organisations that need to protect sensitive data; communications and IT assets and they want to partner with specialists in the area of security and managed services, such as Security Lab and business partners like eHDF.
“We are extremely satisfied with the services provided by eHDF.Its impressive client baseensuresconfidence and trust amongst our customers. As a local service provider, we are assured of eHDF’shighest levels of security, prompt response time and superior service account management.”
eHostingDataFort has established itself as a market leader in the field of hosting and managed IT serviceswith its world-class data centres, resilient and scalable infrastructure and round-the-clock managed operations. The company has been recognized for its Innovative use of New Technology in 2009, Best Colocation Facility in 2010 and was also awarded the region’s ‘Best Managed Service Provider of the Year’ in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.