Orange Jordan Jérôme Hénique announced that Orange Jordan Data
Center located in Marj Al Hamam has received the Tier III
certification, for data center design worldwide. The Data Center was
accredited by Uptime Institute in America, specialized in studying
and evaluating global data centers, becoming the only data center in
the Kingdom to obtain this global certificate.
certification was announced during a press conference held under the
patronage of Her Excellency Majed Shweikeh, the Minister of
Information and Communications Technology and Public Sector
Development and in the attendance of Secretary General, Nader
Thneibat at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology,
Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit Sami Smeirat, Chief ITN
& Wholesale Officer Waleed Al Doulat, Data Center Manager and
Tier III Project Manager, Bahjat Al-Adwan and media representatives.
the press conference, Hénique affirmed that Orange Jordan is proud
of its advanced Data Center for receiving the prestigious Tier III
certification, adding that Marj Al Hamam Data Center was established
in 2013 to meet the needs of the company’s corporate and business
customers and to offer them the latest state-of-the-art technologies.
This falls in line with the company’s five-year corporate strategy
"Essentials 2020", through which it commits to supporting
the digital development of business customers by providing the
added that last year, the company launched an international Point of
Presence (IP PoP) at Orange Data Centers located in Marj Al Hamam
and Hashem, with the aim of connecting more people to high-quality
and reliable internet in the region, leveraging Orange Group’s
expertise which will enable local and regional operators to
conveniently access global IP services from Jordan rather than points
such as Europe or the USA.
his side, Orange Jordan’s Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business
Unit, Sami Smeirat affirmed that Orange Jordan is the only operator
that provides a Tier III data center at the local level, he also
pointed out that receiving this global accreditation among other
centers in the region proves that it is a versatile center, offering
customers the opportunity to design, implement and manage systems,
networks and applications. The Data Center has contributed immensely
to business advancement and has helped many strategic companies and
banks in Jordan achieve stable growth.
ITN & Wholesale Officer at Orange Jordan, Waleed Al Doulat said
that obtaining this certificate has resulted in placing Jordan on the
global map of Tier III countries, ranking the Kingdom in the 5th
place among Arab countries and in the 83rd place
globally. Orange Jordan is one of 923 companies to receive all-level
TIER certificate, due to the multiple features it offers customers
and at the highest standard.”
Orange Jordan Data
Center - Marj Al Hamam won the prestigious EMEA Panduit Award this
year, and was ranked number one in the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
region for its unmatched, world-class features.