Etisalat Kalba: Etisalat Opens New Data Center in Kalba, UAE

Jun 03, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

e& and Etisalat- its subsidiary have opened a cable landing station and data center in Kalba, UAE. e& which used to be called Etisalat Group, opened SmartHub Kalba earlier. According to Telco Etisalat, the new data center was developed to Tier III standards. The data center will also provide disaster recovery services to the other SmartHub facilities in Dubai and Fujairah. 

The company first announced the plans for the facility in 2021. However, the e& did not reveal the facility’s specifications. e&’s facility in Fujairah spans 22,000 square meters, while the one in Dubai spans 26,000 square meters. According to e&’s group chief carrier and wholesale officer, Ali Amiri, the company has plans to make SmartHub the dream destination for Internet exchanges, cloud service providers, carriers, and firms looking for reliable carrier-grade data centers. 

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