CDS’ announces the opening of their latest data center in Dubai, UAE. With the infrastructure complete, the data center is scheduled to be operational the last week of March 2017. The addition of Dubai brings the total number of CDS’ Globally Interconnected Cloud (GIC) data centers to fifteen. CDS also owns an additional 50+ data centers in mainland China.
CDS’ Dubai data center is located in Equinix DX1, a focal point for connectivity inside and outside the MENA region, and the world’s first network-neutral aggregation point, with offshore and onshore zones offering the most dense and diverse regional and international interconnectivity.
CDS Dubai is partnering with local carrier Du and is part of the UAE-IX exchange. With Global Private Network (GPN) connections to Frankfurt and Singapore, the addition of the Dubai location will significantly improve the connectivity between Asia and Europe.