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Ooredoo Kuwait powers up for TIA942

Capitoline has provided audit services to Ooredoo Kuwait according to the requirements of the ANSI-TIA942 data centre standard. With a focus on delivering reliable power to IT equipment in the Ooredoo Kuwait data centre Capitoline is pleased to confirm that the electrical power systems of the design meet or exceed the requirements of Rating 3 of the TIA942 standard. The Ooredoo data centre electrical system for IT is concurrently maintainable and has zero single points of failure meaning that there should never be a need for ‘planned downtime’ for maintenance and no single component failure, or failure of the utility supply, will shut down all power to the IT and communications equipment at this location.

Ooredoo in Kuwait, formerly known as Wataniya Telecom, provides mobile, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of customers and businesses. Ooredoo is a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Ooredoo has a presence in markets such as Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Algeria, Tunisia, Iraq, Palestine, the Maldives, Myanmar and Indonesia. The company was named “Most Innovative Company of the Year – MEA Region” at the 2015 International Business Awards.

The company reported revenues of USD 8.8 billion in 2015 and had a consolidated global customer base of 117 million customers as of 31 December 2015. Ooredoo’s shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.