CBB Governor visit to Batelco’s Hamala Data Center

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  • Date: 18-Jan-2021
  • Source: Bizbahrain
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: Bahrain
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CBB Governor visit to Batelco’s Hamala Data Center

Batelco Chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa welcomed the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Mr. Rasheed Muhammad Al Maraj, to Batelco's Hamala Data Center.

The visit took place in the presence of a number of executives from both organizations, where the Batelco team introduced the Governor to the Data Center's facilities, which is the largest of its kind in Bahrain. The Hamala Data Center received a Tier III certificate from the Uptime Institute, a global authority that specializes in evaluating global data centers through a series of performance-based assessments designed to measure progress and efficiency of all data centers across the world.

Commenting on the visit, the Governor praised the excellent quality of the Data Center, pointing out that the development of such facilities is in line with the Kingdom of Bahrain's aspirations for the banking and financial technology sectors, saying: "We are proud to have a Data Center of this caliber in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The establishment of a data hub that meets the highest international standards will contribute positively towards boosting the Kingdom's digital economy.“

He added, "In recent years, organisations in general and specifically the banking and finance sector have expressed