ENGIE Solutions wins five-year contract to service Gulf Data Hub


Dubai, UAE: ENGIE Solutions, an international leader in integrated low-carbon and high performance solutions, has won a five-year contract to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services to Gulf Data Hub, a data centre located in Dubai Silicon Oasis. 

A pioneer in engineering cost-effective and sustainable data centre solutions in the region, ENGIE Solutions will continue servicing Gulf Data Hub’s prestigious TIER III certified data centres in Dubai, accommodating 6,000 sq. meters of white space through integrated facility management services. These services include technical, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance, as well as civil and specialized soft services including white space cleaning, pest control, and landscaping.

Bart Holsters, General Manager UAE, ENGIE Solutions, commented: “As a company that is at the forefront of innovation, we enable clients to enhance quality standards and optimize their budgets by investing in the implementation of new models of service delivery, new technologies, and energy efficiency opportunities to enhance user experience. As Gulf Data Hub’s long-term partner, we provide sustainable mission critical services, leveraging on big data and machine learning solutions to enable data-driven reliability, reduce down-time risks and lowering the PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness).”

Tarek Al Ashram, CEO, Gulf Data Hub, said: “ENGIE Solutions’ local and international expertise makes them a service provider of choice for Gulf Data Hub. They continue to bring seamless and integrated solutions to the table and further enable us to bring consistent and quality delivery of 24×7 uptime services with the best possible reliability and safety solutions to our customers.”

ENGIE Solutions was awarded its first data centre maintenance contract by Gulf Data Hub in the Middle East in 2015. This partnership reflects their ongoing commitment to providing clients with innovative integrated solutions to ensure long-term asset value.

ENGIE Solutions provides unrivaled expertise on the entire life cycle of the date centre, with a one-stop-shop self-delivery service model. As a Group, ENGIE develops cutting-edge solutions to optimize equipment protection and energy efficiency in more than 20 countries and with more than 1,200 full-time equivalent dedicated and certified experts in providing such mission-critical services. 

About ENGIE Solutions Middle East:

ENGIE Solutions Middle East is an international leader in providing low-carbon energy and innovative integrated facilities management solutions in various sectors such as transport, retail, commercial, infrastructure, industrial, residential, educational, and healthcare.

By using innovative smart technology, efficiently managing assets, optimising labour and resources, ENGIE Solutions delivers energy-efficient focused solutions to meet their client’s specific demands ensuring long-term asset value. ENGIE Solutions believes that its unique capability to integrate all these solutions ‘as a service’ to its customers affords the organisation a distinctive leadership position in the industry.

Current clients include The Emirates Group – DNATA and Emirates Airline, Emaar – Dubai Mall and the Dubai Fountains, International Maritime Industries, RTA – Al Sufouh Tram, Emirates Real Estate Corporation, Higher College of Technology, Masdar, Barkha II Power Plant, IKEA, Al Qassimi Hospital, Huawei, Dubai Airport Data Center and Etihad ESCO for energy retrofits projects, to name a few.

ENGIE Solutions Middle East is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services, present in 70 countries with more than 171,100 employees and a revenue of €60.1 billion.

About Gulf Data Hub (GDH):

Gulf Data Hub is first of its kind Data Centre in the Middle East that is dedicated to assist and help businesses to improve their uptime and optimize the operating outlay. Operational since 2014, we have been continuously innovating and finding ways to reduce down time risks while driving down the costs. As we expand to make worldwide presence, we commit to remain carrier neutral service provider offering 24×7 uptime with best possible reliability and safety solutions. At GDH you will find a combined, innovative and market oriented set of solutions to match and suit in tune of your business.

Our facilities are purposefully built that provide office & equipment space room with a constant power & cooling supply & Telco connectivity. We build secure and robust ecosystem providing you resilient environment from hosting, disaster & workplace recovery, cloud platforms, connectivity to our core collocation.