Qatar: Ooredoo announces ground breaking of three data centers in Oman

Aug 11, 2022 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Qatari telecoms firm Ooredoo has announced plans to build three more data centers in Barka, Salalah, and Suhar. Each will be Tier 3 and have 500 racks capacity, the two former will provide landing points for the upcoming 2Africa cable. 

“Ooredoo has begun construction on three new state-of-the-art data centers in Barka, Salalah, and Sohar to support local businesses and the community in each area by offering world-leading cloud storage, data recovery, and cyber security services,” the company said in a statement. 

CEO Noor Al Sulaiti and CTIO Ahmed Abdullah Al Abri were in attendance for a foundation stone laying ceremony in Salalah. Ahmed Abdullah Al Abri said: “Our state-of-the-art data centers mark our progress towards achieving the objectives of Oman’s Vision 2040. Each site forms the cornerstone of the modern infrastructure required to meet the requirements of a rapidly-growing digitally-enabled society and the demand for hosting and digital data processing.”

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