2017 Associate sponsors included:
Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, provides submarine network operators with intelligent solutions that offer greater resiliency, capacity, and longevity of undersea assetschanging the way they compete. Ciena leverages its innovative architectureknown as OPnto build next-generation networks that meet complex international networking needs, over land and under sea. Cienas GeoMesh Networking seamlessly integrates submarine and terrestrial networks using leading packet-optical transport and switching platforms, application software, and deep expertise through a comprehensive services practice. WaveLogic-based 40G to 400G transport technology scales to tomorrows capacity needs while significantly extending the life of existing submarine cable assets to defer, or even eliminate, the need to deploy costly and risky new submarine cables. Cienas award-winning intelligent switching technology enables differentiated service offerings, lower overall network costs, and significantly improved service availability via advanced protection and restoration technology.
For more information, please visit www.ciena.com
The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) is the first and only Tier 3 carrier-neutral data center ecosystem in east Africa with direct access to all major international and regional fiber optic systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa including upcoming SeaMeWe5 and AAE1. The DDC also operates the Djibouti Internet Exchange (DjIX), an independent, neutral and open IXP in Africa. The DjIX offers high speed, reliable, and resilient service. Both the DDC and DjIX are catalysts in east Africa that enable new applications and services that help to drive economic development and social well being in the region.
For more information, please visit www.djiboutidatacenter.com
Epsilon is one of the largest independent providers of outsourced connectivity solutions to the worlds Communications and Cloud ecosystems. Our underlying network infrastructure, intelligent application layers and industry expertise enable our customers to seamlessly deliver mission critical, high performance Applications and Communications services globally. We offer end-to-end connectivity and communication infrastructure services to our customers worldwide through our high performance, high availability and massively scalable global backbone. We combine this with our own unique on demand networking technology to simplify and transform the way our customers connect.
For more information, please visit www.epsilontel.com
Reliance Communications and its subsidiary, Global Cloud Xchange, deliver an integrated portfolio of infrastructure, data center and managed network services with sophisticated Cloud capabilities. These world-class assets uniquely position us to deliver market-leading services to wholesale carriers, OTT and multi-national enterprises. Our next generation network stretches around the world to offer unrivalled direct access from key content development centers in the mature global markets of North America and Europe to over one billion Internet users across Asia and the Middle East, the epicenter of the biggest technological transformation
For more information, please visit www.globalcloudxchange.com
A wholly-owned KPN company, iBasis is a leading IPX Provider for carriers, mobile operators, OTTs and IoT service providers. Next to offering a comprehensive portfolio of voice services including HD Voice, VoLTE and anti-fraud services, the iBasis multi-service IPX interconnects operators and service providers globally with guaranteed quality and security for the entire mobile service portfolio: SS7 Signaling, GRX and S8, Diameter Signaling, VoLTE Interconnect & Roaming, in both the LBO and S8HR scenario. Also, iBasis InVision advanced analytics enable operators to monitor and proactively manage the quality of roaming traffic on a global scale. iBasis customers include more than 1,000 operators and service providers, and the iBasis IPX reach is second to none because of its Open Peering Policy.
For more information, please visit www.ibasis.com.
IDT is one of the largest global carriers of international voice traffic, generating over 30 billion international minutes annually. With our global reach of direct interconnects and billions of international retail minutes generated under our Boss Revolution brand, we represent a compelling proposition to help grow your business. IDT has an extensive portfolio of voice termination, messaging and payment services that help people to stay in touch with home and business, wherever they are located in the world.
For more information, please visit www.idtcarrierservices.net
Established in 2016 Infonas is one of the leading Telecommunication Service Providers in the Kingdom of Bahrain having successfully deployed a world class state-of-the-art Infrastructure with full resiliency and redundancy, Infonass extensive fibre access network provides a protected ring within the Kingdom of Bahrain. In additionally Infonas has designed and installed a pan-GCC 1800Kms regional terrestrial cable system that was declared operational in September 2016, giving us a regional network that is unique throughout the GCC. Our bespoke terrestrial-based 4.4 Terabit DWDM network that was recently launched provides Infonas with direct connectivity to every telecom operator in the GCC and also gives access to the two main submarine landing stations in the Gulf (Jeddah and Fujairah).
For more information, please visit www.infonas.com
Khazna Data Centers is the only dedicated commercial wholesale data center provider in the UAE and is one of the largest data center infrastructure operators in the Middle East and North Africa region. Operations at its two state-of-the-art facilities in Meydan, Dubai and Masdar City, Abu Dhabi commenced in 2014, are set to deliver a combined IT load of 18+ MegaWatt (MW). Khazna offers clients highly reliable infrastructure at globally competitive prices, while providing dedicated and secured IT space through which clients can operate their own equipment. The facilities are modular and highly scalable, allowing each facility to grow with the demands of every client. Khazna is majority-owned by Mubadala Development Company.
For more information, please visit www.khazna.ae
Mobily, the brand name of Etihad Etisalat, took its first step in becoming the Kingdoms monopoly breaking mobile operator when
it won a tender against five other competing consortiums in the summer of 2004. In 2006, GSM World Association described
Mobily as the fastest growing mobile operator in the Middle East and North Africa region, and since then, Mobily enjoys the highest number of advanced 3G subscribers on its network, the largest network in the region. Mobilys aggressive thrust into fixed-mobile convergence, and into the mobile broadband provision market, when the leading Saudi 3G mobile operator became the first
operator in MENA to commercially launch the 4G (TD-LTE) services.
For more information, please visit www.mobily.com
My Country Mobile (MCM) Specializes in Telecom hubbing, Electronic distribution, GSM service provider, Retail web sales, wholesale Termination and Providing Telecom solutions. MCM has operations in Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, UK and USA.
MCM is one of the largest international voice carriers, terminating over 20 billion minutes per year. MCM has over 500 direct routes and more than 1000 interconnection worldwide with the best-in-class service quality. MCM has as over 500,000 retail out lets around the world, also has Over 1 million Retail customers online who purchase Telecom products online, MCM has robust network for hubbing with over 12 billion Minutes capacity . MCM network provides the highest QoS at the most competitive market price & rates. All routes terminate via stable, high-quality providers and signalling features fully supported across the globe. Finally, all Premium customers have access to our best in class Carrier Portal allowing pro-active monitoring of specific QoS parameters relevant to our specific routes and business. MCM is also Rated "A1" by Smera Rating, D & B company. Which is the highest rating in 2017 for financial strength.
For more information, please visit www.mycountrymobile.com
As one of the worlds leading wholesale providers, with a submarine network of 450,000km, Orange International Carriers offers a comprehensive portfolio of innovative and flexible solutions to mobile operators, international carriers and OTTs worldwide.
Orange provides Tier-1 OTI services, state-of-the-art IPX transport solutions, leading edge mobile services for 2G/3G/4G signalling and SMS, together with ever-dependable Voice services. Customers can launch their own 4G service using Orange IPX Transport and LTE, as well as optimising roaming agreements via Orange Optimum Roaming OTA and SIM OTA management.
Orange is a trusted partner and a value-keeper in the wholesale industry with over 10 years experience as a major anti-fraud player.
In 2016, Orange was acknowledged as the Best Global Carrier (Data) and also received the award for Best Anti-Fraud Innovation.
For more information, please visit www.orange.com/wholesalesolutions
The Pure Data Centres Group designs, builds and operates best of breed data centres for demanding customers across Africa and the Middle East, with additional operations planned for India in 2018. Our proprietary engineering allows us to deliver carrier neutral, UTI certified Tier IV availability at Tier III costs, anywhere in the world, to the highest standards, quickly and effectively. At our UK headquarters, we train our operations teams, using know-how built through generations of industry experience. Our aviation grade maintenance standards, coupled with investment banking change control, ITIL compliant processes, ISO certification, and governmental security standards, establish new benchmarks for IT availability within our operating regions.
For more information, please visit www.puredc.global
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia's broadband champion and leading integrated information and communications group, offers a comprehensive range of communication services and solutions in broadband, data and fixed-line. As a market leader, TM is driven by stakeholder value creation in a highly competitive environment. The Group places emphasis on delivering an enhanced customer experience via continuous customer service quality improvements and innovations, whilst focusing on increased operational efficiency and productivity.
For more information, please visit www.tm.com.my