Integrated Telecom (ITC) launches customized data center solutions as it concludes participation in Data Center Dynamics KSA 2012 as Platinum Sponsor
Integrated Telecom (ITC) recently concluded its participation as Platinum Sponsor for Data Center Dynamics KSA 2012, the world’s leading peer-led data center conference. The expo series is held around the world, with Riyadh hosting this year’s event. This is the second consecutive year that ITC has participated in the event alongside other leading telecom and IT companies in the Kingdom, demonstrating ITC’s role as one of the leading telecom players in the GCC.
During the event, ITC showcased its range of customized data center services for various business sectors. ITC demonstrated the high level of security and flexibility of its hosted and managed services and for building data centers. In addition, ITC demonstrated its innovative Storage Fiber Sync service which offers active-active data transport replication and encryption between data centers, fulfilling ITC’s commitment to bring the latest and most reliable technologies to its customers.
Said Mr. Laurent Marini, Vice President – Business Services, Sales of ITC: “In ITC, we harness our independent infrastructure, next-gen technology and our proven expertise to serve the needs of various business sectors in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. This is what has brought us for the second year in a row to the Data Center Dynamics KSA: to play an active part in promoting innovation among the IT community represented by senior IT managers from the business and government sector.”
Marini also added: “ITC’s data centers are built and equipped with the latest next-gen technologies and provide 99.9% up-time. These centers undergo regular parallel maintenance with no need for service interruptions. They also comply with the most stringent safety and resolution procedures in case of fire, power outage and other circumstances that may cause damage or loss of data. This is what gives us the edge and what keeps us going to provide the best service and technology for our local and regional partners.”
Eng. Maan Ramahi, Director of Managed Services & ICT Solutions at ITC, also delivered a presentation titled “Smart CDN” during the conference. The presentation provided an overview of the trends & challenges of delivering content and cloud-based applications, and highlighted the importance for telecom operators to offer the service and the advantages the service will bring to telecom operators, content companies, business customers, and end-users.
Eng. Ramahi added that the Smart CDN service is an end to end media delivery echo system capable of content ingestion, transcoding, protecting , storing, distributing and delivering multimedia content such as video games, software updates, audio/music files, video on-demand, as well as live streaming and broadcast video In addition Smart CDN can optimize and accelerate web content which improves website content delivery performance.
Established in 2005, Integrated Telecom Co. (ITC) is one of the leading telecommunication companies in the Kingdom that has 6 International Gateways in Jeddah, Al-Khobar, UAE, Egypt, Qatar and Jordan linked through cross border connectivity and supported by sub-marine cables to connect the Kingdom to the world. ITC has invested heavily in its independent and state-of-the-art Fiber network of 12,000KM (SNFN) connecting the key cities in the Kingdom and is deploying an additional 10,000KM in Metro Areas. Furthermore, ITC is ISO certified and reputable for its committed SLA’s (Service Level Agreements) which has attracted key sectors in KSA: Financial, Government Institutions, Health, Oil & Gas and other Telecom Operators. Today ITC runs 4 Data Centers across KSA. For more information please click on www.itc.sa.