eHosting DataFort Wins Top Managed Service Provider of the Year at the GEC Awards 2016

  • Increased IT infrastructure investments have created greater opportunities
  • Robust services and solutions allows company growth across new business sectors
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort (center) receiving the Top Managed Service Provider of the Year at the GEC Awards 2016
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort (center) receiving the Top Managed Service Provider of the Year at the GEC Awards 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 25, 2016: eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud infrastructure services provider, was awarded the Top Managed Service Provider of the Year at the GEC Awards 2016. Held annually, the awards are presented to honour companies that have shown outstanding examples of IT implementation excellence and pioneering spirit in their chosen field of specialisation.

eHDF received the award for its 360 degree offering with enhanced services and solutions, as well as for the commitment to further improve its capabilities with major investments in the company’s infrastructure, resources and technology.

“Enterprise Channels MEA, the organizers of the GEC Awards have made a special effort this year in recognizing the value that Managed Service Providers bring to the IT world. The inclusion of this new category is testimony of the increasing demand for managed services and we are extremely pleased to be the first recipient of this award,” said, Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort. “As a pioneer of Managed Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure services in the Middle East region, we are committed to providing strategic, financial and operational benefits for our customers. With the increased pace of digitization, we have been quick to make significant investments in our infrastructure to enable next generation services and solutions required to keep our customers ahead of the curve. This, along with our focus on quality, security and best industry practices were key factors that contribute to our recognition for “Top Managed Service Provider of the Year,” Zeineldin added.

eHDF’s strength lies in the long standing experience in offering Data Centre, Managed Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure services in the region for over 16 years, while also providing a large portfolio of services and solutions. The company has invested heavily in infrastructure, services and technology over the last 12 months, as well as enhanced its online Public Cloud portal targeting the SMB segment.

“We had an aggressive investment plan for 2016 and beyond to avail to our customers the latest innovations and its associated benefits. We are committed to helping enterprises and SMBs in the country transform their IT infrastructure into competitive assets and focus on their core business,” said Zeineldin

In the current economic environment, eHDF’s Pay-As-You-Go model serves as a convenient way for organizations to scale services depending on their needs. This is further strengthened with eHDF’s domain and technical experts who are focused on keeping customer critical applications and infrastructure working optimally without any downtime.  

The company is the only Services Provider in the Middle East to be certified on all standards related to Data Center, Cloud & Security services with adherence to several ISO and Security standards which are regularly updated to meet the regional requirements.  

About eHosting DataFort:

Established in 2001, eHosting DataFort (eHDF) is amongst the 1st providers of Managed Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure Services in the Gulf region. It owns and operates multiple Tier 3 data centers, delivering managed services through reliable infrastructure, 24/7 support and guaranteed uptime, and is the only services provider in the ME to offer credit based Service Level Agreements.

eHDF was the pioneer in the region to introduce hosted managed private cloud solutions and were the 1st in the UAE to launch public cloud services which can be bought from an online storefront. Very recently, eHDF obtained Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) STAR Certification, becoming the 1st company in the region to achieve this. It also achieved the acclaimed ISO 22301 certification for Business Continuity this year and was amongst the 1st companies to achieve ISO 9001 / 20000/ 27001.