Arc and BSO interconnect networks for on-demand connectivity
Arc Solutions has entered into an agreement with BSO to interconnect their respective networks in the Middle East and globally.
Through the partnership, Arc is able to deliver networking solutions across BSO’s global ecosystem, while BSO’s benefits from the ability to expand its presence in the Middle East with Arc’s local knowledge and experience.
The collaboration supports the shared common goal of both Arc and BSO to make the ordering, provisioning and management of global connectivity as smooth as possible for customers. This agreement is the first phase in integrating Arc and BSO’s network footprints and delivering on-demand networking via a unified platform.
“The partnership enables our local customers to rapidly turn-up services across a resilient and low-latency global network. They gain immediate access to international digital hubs and have the freedom to connect and grow in new markets with a consistent user experience,” said Mahesh Jaishankar (pictured), CEO at Arc.
“We are excited to be working BSO, who share our vision for seamless connectivity delivered with expert local knowledge. This agreement is testament to the strong relationship and shared objective that we have with BSO. We believe that this is an impactful first step in a broader partnership, and we are excited to grow together.”
Specifically, Arc and BSO’s customers connect on-demand to and from any point over the companies’ combined footprint. This includes BSO’s connectivity to 240 data centres and local exchanges in 33 countries across the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
At the same time, Arc enables BSO to expand its presence in markets like the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Djibouti, Bahrain, KSA, Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt.
“The Middle East is home to some of the most dynamic and rapidly transforming markets in the world. Our partnership with Arc gives us an immediate competitive advantage with its local knowledge and network presence. We see this as an opportunity to expand in the region while enabling Arc’s customers to benefit from ultra-low latency networking across the globe,” said Michael Ourabah, CEO at BSO.
“Together with Arc, we are combining technical expertise with local knowledge to deliver new and unique capabilities in some of the fastest growing markets in the world. This an opportunity to create new value for customers and grow with a unique and trusted partner.”