Khazna Data Centers, a data centre provider in the Middle East and North Africa, has signed a memorandum of understating (MoU) with GDS IDC Services Ptc. Ltd. (GDS), to discuss how to collaborate on the cooperation and development of wholesale data centres across Greater China, Asia-Pacific (APAC) and the Middle East regions.
Through this collaboration, Khazna Data Centers and GDS hope to assist the strategic growth of digital infrastructure across a number of markets and countries, including Greater China.
The MoU also explores potential partnerships to establish data centre projects in accordance with the highest international standards for facility design, operations, and data privacy and security, and to provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end data centre services, adopting and applying GDS prefabrication, modular design, with multi-cloud managed and cyber security services, digital transformation integration services and application integration services.
Hassan Alnaqbi, CEO of Khazna Data Centers stated: “As organizations seek to expand capacity, better efficiency, affordability and implementing clean power solutions, the accelerated growth of the data centre sector will continue. The combined skill set between Khazna Data Centers and GDS will spark development by attracting investments and allow to build and operate data centres across new ventured markets.”
William Huang, CEO of GDS stated: “Data centre is growing fast with the increased demand from customer’s digital infrastructure adopting new technologies such as 5G, AI, and edge computing, etc. With our partnership with Khazna Data Centers, we adhere to support the exponential growth in demand for information technology and telecommunications infrastructure and drive the ultimate customer experience across Greater China, Asia, and Middle East.”
Data Centers are the place where all the part of a digital ecosystem aligns. They are a critical aspect of information and data whether it be content generation and storage, distribution, security, transfer, and processing. They are no longer just storage facilities for data. Data centre providers have been planning to move ahead with expansions and partnernerships to build data centers across many markets to meet with the global demand.
Hassan Alnaqbi added,“Data centers persist to be a critical asset for regional, national, and global economic growth serving as a vital intersection point for the data of individuals, businesses, and economies. Propelled by the ever-growing demand for data centers, Khazna Data Centers regularly assesses emerging opportunities to bring our services closer to customers, enabling them to provide better services and satisfy local data privacy regulations. Our potential partnership with GDS shall open new avenues in the Asia market. We are exciting for this new journey across the pond.”
Data is a vital asset for any business, and there is an exponential increase in the demand for storage and maintenance of digital assets. Data centres are essential for a company’s capacity to manage the level of connectivity needed to effectively supply services, adopt digital technologies, and support the growth trajectory of the company.