Emirates Internet and Multimedia (EIM), the ISP business Unit of Etisalat, held a major conference in Dubai on the global Internet hosting industry. Some of the United Arab Emirate (UAE)'s most influential companies assembled to gain an insight into the market dynamics and the solutions available from the EIM Hosting Service.
The conference concentrated on the two solutions currently available from the EIM Hosting Service, co-location and telehousing, which are targeted at large businesses and organizations. Among other aspects, comprehensive advice on choosing the best solutions, the need for 24/7 connectivity and security and the growing importance of ensuring continuity online, was dispensed to the audience.
With close to one million Internet users and over 45 percent of businesses online in the UAE, companies and organizations are increasingly choosing to outsource their hosting requirements to maintain reliable web applications.
Emirates Internet and Multimedia (EIM) is the Internet service provider arm of Etisalat and was launched in March 2000. Emirates Internet and Multimedia has consistently introduced innovative products including BusinessOne and Al Shamil, the high speed ADSL Internet connections, online registrations, Pre-paid, ‘dial ‘n' surf' and Al-bahhar portal. Today the UAE has more than 945,000 users, placing the country in the top 20 most Internet wired countries in the world. — (menareport.com)
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