GBI has signed partnership with datamena in order to extend GBI's network from du's landing station in Fujairah to the datamena data centre in Dubai.
The extension of the GBI network will enable all datamena customers to benefit from continuous end-to-end connectivity within the GBI network in Europe, Asia the Middle East and Africa, and will further enhance their datamena experience, according to the company statement.
The partnership will allow GBI to join the datamena's rapidly growing ecosystem of over 50 customers, who interconnect through the UAE-based neutral platform, provided in alliance with Equinix.
Amr Eid, CCO at GBI, said: "Partnering with datamena creates a win-win situation for all stakeholders, for our customers and for the datamena ecosystem. We are proud to combine our connectivity solutions with a recognised platform such as datamena in a way that will complement and add value to our extended portfolio of services."
Datamena and Broadcast vice president, Mahesh Jaishankar, added: "GBI is an important partner for datamena, whose physical presence in our UAE data centre will provide our customers with access to the complete GBI network. This partnership complements the large number of submarine and terrestrial cables available through the datamena platform and brings additional value to our customers and to GBI's customers."