Examine the latest developments and answer where next for this exciting market
Whilst growth in the data center market across the Middle East remains in relative infancy in comparison to hubs across North America and Europe, a unique opportunity for data localisation is forming as use of cloud-based services and the development of 5G infrastructure in the region intensifies.
With support for the smart city high on the list of priorities for governments across the Gulf, and cloud adoption central to the digital transformation of the region's enterprises, conglomerates and public sector, this mini-series gathers industry leaders from across the region to examine the growth trajectory of the capacity demands, the drivers behind edge infrastructure and dissect the plans to 'green' digital infrastructure in line with a regional ambition for carbon neutrality by mid-2040.
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A more sustainable MENA: How to propel the region’s digital infrastructure towards carbon neutrality
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Digital Realty partners with Mivne for Israel expansion
DRT plans first facility in Middle East
Oman and Abu Dhabi funds buy into Crusoe's gas-powered data centers for oil wells
Controversial flare mitigation idea makes oil wells slightly less evil
AAE-1 cable cut causes widespread outages in Europe, East Africa, Middle East, and South Asia
Google Cloud, OVHcloud impacted, while AWS, Azure, and LinkedIn may have been affected
Mobily signs MoU with Telecom Egypt to build submarine cable from Saudi Arabia to Egypt
Would be the first cable to directly connect the two countries
GMT planning cryptomine in UAE
Company planning 20MW facility; 5,000 immersion-cooled mining rigs
Iran shuts down Internet, amid rising bread prices and cost of living protests
Rising prices are partially due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Khazna Data Centers breaks ground on second data center at Masdar, UAE
Company continues expansion in UAE
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