Emirates News Agency – The Export Development Authority congratulates Amazon on the launch of the cloud data center region in the United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI, September 1, 2022 (WAM) – The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) has congratulated technology giant Amazon on the launch of the new Amazon Web site to serve the Middle East region in the United Arab Emirates.

Amazon Web Services (AWS), through its new data centers, will be able to offer many innovative services and solutions to companies operating in various fields such as healthcare, financial services, advertising, marketing, manufacturing, travel and hospitality, among others.

Majed Al-Mismar, Managing Director of TDRA, said: “This achievement reflects the leading position of the UAE as a hub for the digital economy. It also indicates the confidence of major international companies in the advantages available in the United Arab Emirates. We view this achievement as an important step in our race towards a sustainable digital future, which we are building in partnership with the private sector, as a reflection of our intellectual pioneering vision to establish a complete and integrated digital life.”

“This achievement is in line with the growing importance of cloud computing, which has become an integral part of the core technologies of the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We commend the tireless efforts of the TDRA team in coordination with service providers to deliver advanced ICT infrastructure to Amazon, which enabled them to complete this project On time. We also thank the government agencies that supported this achievement, including the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, Dubai Foreign Direct Investment Corporation, Dubai Digital Authority, local customs authorities and many others.”

“By leveraging the new AWS region in the UAE, government organizations and industry have more opportunities” to harness the power of the cloud to accelerate innovation, said Isabella Grojur-Cecewicz, Vice President of Global Public Sector Sales, EMEA. and digital transformation in line with the economic and national agendas of the United Arab Emirates.

Translation: Mervat Mahmoud.


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