Telecom Egypt has selected Raya Information Technology (Raya IT), a subsidiary of Raya Holding for Financial Investments, to implement the second phase of Telecom Egypt's Regional Data Hub (RDH). This second phase of the state-of-the-art data center-slated for launch in 18 months-is poised to transform the telecommunications industry by providing enhanced connectivity, reliability, and sustainability for its customers. The decision to expand was prompted by the need to meet growing demand following the resounding success of RDH's first phase, which reached full utilization in just one year.
Under this collaboration, Raya IT's experience team will provide a range of services for the new RDH phase, as well the latest solution and top-notch innovative technology to support business growth in the digital landscape, thereby enhancing the data center's scalability and adaptability in the ever-changing digital world. The range of services includes data center design and planning, data center construction, power infrastructure, cooling solutions, physical security, fire suppression systems, and rack and cabinet installation.
The advanced design will adhere to international sustainability standards, address the pressing issue of rising energy costs, and minimize the environmental impact. Raya IT will also facilitate acquisition of the Uptime Institute Tier III Certification in Design, Constructed Facility, and Operational Sustainability for this second phase. This certification reaffirms Telecom Egypt's unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service quality and ensuring a resilient infrastructure for its customers.
The second phase of RDH is strategically located to act as a regional hub offering scalability options to all phase one RDH customers, while also providing seamless connectivity to all 10 Mediterranean and Red Sea subsea landing stations. It also offers businesses a unique opportunity to expand globally, with access to over 60 countries.