Center3 Company, the digital regional hub for the Middle East and North Africa, was officially opened by stc Group, the industry’s top digital enabler, wherein its assets such as data centers, undersea cables, global points of presence, and internet exchange points, will be controlled by Center 3.
The ceremony’s attendees were His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Khalid Al Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the stc Group Board of Directors, His Excellency the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah Alswaha and a number of the stc Group’s excellencies and top executives.
Center3 will be a collection of carrier-neutral data centers and a supplier of global telecommunications services via a submarine fiber-optic network. By offering the most recent hosting and communication technologies and increasing the capacity of data centers to meet the needs of the Asian, European, and African markets as well as the rest of the world, it seeks to develop digital businesses and improve investment opportunities in international communication services and data centers.
According to Eng. Olayan Alwetaid, stc Group CEO, in keeping with their aim to broaden the scope and markets in order to achieve digital empowerment, the stc Group developed Center3 to improve the digital system and help strengthen the KSA’s position as a regional digital center.
Moreover, for Fahad Alhajeri, Center3 CEO, International communication, Internet exchange, and data center services will all be offered by Center3. By leading the greatest proportion of Internet exchange and data traffic in the region, they will seek to realize the company’s aim of making KSA the primary digital hub connecting Asia, Europe, and Africa.
With the establishment of Center3, stc Group will have finished its pursuit of the digital system by developing a number of businesses with expertise in digital infrastructure, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and Internet of Things.
This will help the digital industry develop into a major industrial force and a hub for global logistics, positioning KSA at the head of the pack among nations when it comes to changing business conditions.