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Projects - Data Centre - Latitude Developments - Ahmad Khalaf

Data Hub / Data Center

Status: Delivered

Sector: Infrastructure Development | ICT

Scope: Market research | feasibility | development strategy | concept creation | joint venture structure

Value: US$ 50,000,000+

Demand:

IT spending is shifting from CAPEX to OPEX.

We estimate Local Demand for Data Centre services including colocation, managed services, and cloud computing  @ US$ 200M/year.

CAGR estimated at 18%+.

Currently, there is no independent, neutral and Tier 3 Data Centre operating in Oman.

The country is well positioned through a network of marine cables to service local, regional & int. markets.

Project:

We addressed this demand with a build to suit solution.

We designed the Data Centre based on modular principles to reduce market risk as well as the equity investment.

We adopted a four-tier expansion model: 1) private sector 2) gov. & banks, 3) regional, 4) international.

The project is expected to generate a 32%+ IRR