1st in Bahrain; Batelco establishes AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery program

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Batelco has established the Direct Connect Service Delivery program with Amazon Web Services (AWS), positioning Batelco as the first Bahrain-based operator to offer its customers enhanced connectivity for accessing AWS cloud services.

The program, which builds on Batelco’s relationship with AWS as a Direct Connect partner, will enable Batelco to provide its customers with fast, private, and secure connectivity with high-speed hosted connections.

AWS Direct Connect gives customers the ability to create private network connections between their data center, office, or co-location environment and all regions where Amazon Web Services is present, to reduce network costs, increase throughput, deliver a consistent experience and on top of that having a secure private channel from their premises to AWS.

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Hani Askar
Chief Global Business Officer

“We are pleased to build on our collaboration with AWS and become the first Bahrain-based operator to establish the AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery program. This enhancement further improves our Cloud Connect service, empowering us to offer high-speed hosted connections. We are proud to be the only operator in Bahrain to achieve this tier of partnership with AWS and enable our Bahraini and global customers to benefit from such capabilities.”

“This will greatly help our customers to accelerate the adoption of AWS cloud solutions with higher utilization, through Batelco’s secure Cloud Connect service. Our aim is to help businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors with their digital transformation by providing them with the solutions that enable fast and secure cloud adoption,” Mr. Askar added.

Being listed as an AWS Direct Connect Delivery Partner confirms that Batelco has passed rigorous technical validation, demonstrated experience, and proven success in delivering Direct Connect Services to its diverse business customer base.

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