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Oman-IX Officially Launched by AMS-IX, AWASR and Alliance Networks




April 14, 2024

AWASR, Alliance Networks, and AMS-IX have officially launched Oman-IX, a transformative internet exchange point set to revolutionize digital infrastructure in the Middle East and beyond.

photo - from left to right: Eugen Comendant (AWASR), Ali Al Lawati (AWASR), Taha Hussain Marathi (AMS-IX), Adil Mohammed Al Araimi (AWASR).

The Launch of Oman-IX aims to transform digital infrastructure services in the region by establishing a neutral internet exchange and interconnecting leading telecom industry networks providers, hyper scale data centers, and cloud services across the Middle East and beyond. Oman-IX, powered by AMS-IX, has been deployed at Equinix's neutral carrier data center, MC1, in Muscat.

The launch of Oman-IX signifies a significant milestone in Oman's digital transformation journey, with Oman-IX serving as a hub for aggregating internet traffic from local and global networks. This partnership underscores the companies' commitment to revolutionize communication and digital infrastructure in the Middle East region and beyond. Through this mutually beneficial partnership, AWASR, AMS-IX, and Alliance Networks will work together to develop a robust digital ecosystem and infrastructure services, leveraging the expertise of Alliance Networks and AWASR in the region.

Eugen Comandant, AWASR's Chief Commercial Officer, expressed his anticipation for the official launch, remarking, "We are delighted to officially launch Oman-IX in collaboration with Alliance Networks and AMS-IX. We are confident that we will open new horizons for Oman in the field of digital data, enabling efficient internet traffic exchange and enhancing digital innovation across sectors towards enriching the customer experience”.

Peter van Burgel, CEO of AMS-IX, commented, "We are proud to launch Oman-IX officially today, as the collaboration between AWASR, Alliance Networks, and AMS-IX strengthens Oman's digital landscape and accelerates the Sultanate's interconnectivity to global networks through public peering, Oman-IX will serve as a vital hub for digital services, internet and data exchange, providing an enhanced user experience and promoting digital innovation”.

On the other hand, Adel Al Daylami, CEO of Alliance Networks, expressed their commitment to providing a reliable and robust digital ecosystem in Oman, confirming that the partnership with AWASR will contribute to enrich connectivity and facilitate seamless data exchange across borders.

For more information please visite the website of Oman-IX.

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