du extends data center deal with Injazat Data Systems

Press release
Published February 25th, 2013 - 09:30 GMT

As part of efforts to fortify its technical capabilities, du, a major player in the UAE’s telecommunications space, has announced that it has recently extended its major Managed Collocation services contract with Injazat Data Systems for another three years.

Under the terms of the renewed agreement, Injazat’s Abu Dhabi -based Tier IV Data Center – the first commercially-available fault-tolerant Tier IV designed facility of its kind in the region– will continue to support Managed Collocation services for du’s mission critical systems. The center will incorporate standards from The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), a set of IT Service Management practices that aligns IT services with business requirements, to provide reliable, secure, and high-value 24/7 managed IT services.

“We are honored with the opportunity to continue hosting du’s mission-critical systems via the Middle East’s first Tier IV Data Centre. We will continue to ensure that we have the technology and the expertise to ensure that du’s key systems stay online while the company continues to provide vital telecommunications services to its customers. This partnership helps maintain the high standards of excellence in the UAE’s telecommunications sector,” said Ibrahim Mohamed Lari, CEO, Injazat Data Systems.

“By extending our alliance with Injazat, we will continue to raise the bar for our telecom service levels in the UAE while ensuring business continuity. It re-affirms our commitment to providing world-class services 24/7 services to our nearly six million individual customers and over 50,000 businesses, eliminating service downtime,” added Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du.

Established in 2006, du offers mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services to individuals, homes and businesses. It also provides carrier services for businesses and satellite up/downlink services for TV broadcasters. Injazat Data Systems is a leading provider of Information Technology, Data Center and Managed Services in the region. Its expertise covers consultancy, project management, system integration, applications services, cloud services, and various managed services. Injazat commands an almost 40 per cent share of the UAE’s Information Systems Outsourcing Service market.

Background Information

Canadian University of Dubai

In pursuit of academic excellence, Canadian University of Dubai was founded as a visionary initiative. Determined to leverage on North American and European diverse learning culture, the University is committed to provide a plethora of opportunities in work, research, and learning. Additionally, the curriculum, teaching methods and support services are provided by proficient and enthusiastic Canadian and European faculty who teach programs that suit learners’ needs for a labour market of ever changing competition.

The University offers a wide spectrum of education choices for the aspiring learners to carve a niche in respective fields complemented by practices to hone their skills before they enter into a Certificate, Diploma or Degree program.

Injazat Data Systems

Injazat Data Systems is an industry recognized market leader in the region for Information Technology, Data Center and Managed Services.

Delivered from the region’s most sophisticated and advanced facility, a Tier IV design certified Premier Data Center facility, Injazat serves a diverse range of customers and has developed a broad portfolio of capabilities to successfully address any organization’s technology challenges.

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