|By Business Wire||
|December 27, 2012 12:19 AM EST||
Etisalat a récemment établi un partenariat stratégique régional avec CDNetworks par le biais du SmartHub d'Etisalat, pour offrir de plus grandes possibilités de commerce électronique et d'achat en ligne aux Émirats arabes unis (EAU).
Ce partenariat avec Etisalat fait des EAU le dernier pays à devenir un point de présence (PoP) de CDNetworks au Moyen-Orient. Les EAU rejoignent ainsi la Turquie, l'Irak, le Qatar et l'Arabie saoudite et CDNetworks compte maintenant plus de 140 points de présence dans le monde entier.
« Avec 70% de la population des EAU en ligne, les clients de CDNetworks bénéficieront grandement de ce partenariat avec Etisalat », a déclaré Jeff Kim, directeur des régions Amériques/EMOA de CDNetworks. « Ce point de présence, ajouté à notre couverture actuelle, permet à nos clients qui offrent des biens et des services en ligne dans la région de fournir la meilleure expérience utilisateur possible ».
Les EAU ont une solide clientèle fortunée qui se tourne vers l'Internet pour rechercher et acheter des articles. Une récente étude de MasterCard révèle que les consommateurs des EAU achètent en ligne leurs chambres d'hôtel, billets d'avion et appareils ménagers ainsi que leurs articles vestimentaires. Selon le Fonds monétaire international, les Émirats arabes unis affichaient en 2011 le septième plus grand PIB par habitant dans le monde. Et, selon la Banque centrale, la croissance potentielle de ce PIB est de 3,5 % en 2012, ce qui représente un marché important pour les clients du tourisme et du détail de CDNetworks.
« Nous sommes ravis de collaborer avec CDNetworks », a déclaré M. Ali Amiri, vice-président exécutif, Carrier and Wholesale Services, chez Etisalat UAE. « La combinaison de notre solide infrastructure SmartHub et de l'accélération du Cloud mondial de CDNetworks va améliorer l'expérience des internautes aux Émirats arabes unis en offrant un contenu enrichi au niveau local ».
« Grâce à ce partenariat et à d'autres semblables, nous développons un accès de classe mondiale aux plus récentes applications TIC en utilisant notre infrastructure SmartHub que nous allons continuer à développer afin de maintenir notre position de leader dans ce domaine », a ajouté M. Amiri.
À propos de CDNetworks
CDNetworks valide l'accélération du cloud à l'échelle mondiale. Notre mission est de transformer l'Internet en un réseau de livraison d'applications sécurisé, fiable, évolutif et extrêmement performant. La position unique de CDNetworks en tant que seule CDN multinationale à disposer d'une expertise et d'une infrastructure en Chine, en Russie et sur d'autres marchés émergents, nous permet d'être des partenaires de confiance sur les marchés locaux, tout en servant d'experts éminents en matière d'expansion sur les marchés mondiaux. Accélérant plus de 17 500 sites Web et services cloud mondiaux sur ses 140 PoP, CDNetworks sert une clientèle axée sur les affaires électroniques dans les secteurs de la finance, des voyages, du commerce électronique, de la gestion de l'apprentissage, de la haute technologie, de la fabrication et des médias. CDNetworks sert ses entreprises clientes depuis plus de 13 ans et compte des bureaux aux États-Unis, en Corée, en Chine, au Japon, et au Royaume-Uni. Pour en savoir plus, veuillez consulter : http://www.cdnetworks.com.
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