Orange: Orange plans new $135 million data center in Egypt’s new capital

Nov 10, 2021 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Orange has announced its plans for a new $135 million data center in Egypt. The chief enterprise line of business officer at Orange Egypt, Hesham Mahran, revealed that Orange would build a new data center in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital. He noted that the new data center would host all smart city platforms of the New Administrative Capital. The company has been responsible for the administrative capital’s services management center for five years. It also plans to start the trial operation of the center in 2022.

Mahran said Orange employs over 5,000 engineers and researchers in the technology and innovation field, over 15,000 engineers in the smart city field, and up to 2,000 specialists in the information security field. He further noted that Orange has a strong interest in the smart city field and is fully ready to invest. Orange has been very active this year. It has opened a facility in Santander, Spain, while also planning five more in the country. It has also opened a data center in Poland and acquired one in Morocco.
Orange data center, Warsaw, Poland

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