Prime Services

We provide a large number of services targeting the diverse needs of our network members. The following summarizes some of the provided services:

Dhaif

Dhaif is a web hosting service. which is a type of In​ternet hosting service that allows our customers to make their own website accessible via the World Wide Web. Dhaif service provides space on a server we own for use by our clients as wel​l as providing Internet connectivity in our data centers. 

Hefz

Hefz service is a Storage provided as a Service. It  is a business model in which we give data space in our storage infrastructure to our clients. This solution is a convenient way to manage backups. The key advantage here is in cost savings -- in personnel, in hardware and in physical storage space. For instance, instead of maintaining a large tape library and arranging to vault (store) tapes offsite, a network administrator that used our service for backups could specify what data on the network should be backed up and how often it should be backed up.

Colocation Data Center

A colocation (colo) is a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Typically, a colo provides the building, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security while the customer provides servers and storage.

Members who choose to collocate their IT equipment in the Maeen data center can rely on our very fast and highly reliable network, which is dedicated solely for the research and education field.

Secondary DNS

Secondary DNS provides redundant name service for a domain that you own, whose DNS you manage on your own nameserver(s). The servers providing Secondary DNS are located on separated networks to prevent any downtime. With Secondary DNS even if yours goes down, we will continue to resolve your queries.

IPv4/IPv6

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the next edition of Internet IP Addresses, which are a major element for Internet networks to operate. No connections can be made nor communications are possible without the existence of an IP.

Bandwidth On Demand

Bandwidth on Demand is a service for dynamic bandwidth provisioning across multiple networks, enabling users to instantly create dynamic point-to-point circuits through a web-based user interface.

NTP

Synchronize computer systems time with world standard time service, using satellite technology as an enhanced, Internet-enabled service to the academic and research community and some government agencies in the Kingdom.

The service aims to enable all Internet users in the Kingdom to synchronize the time of operations executed with the world standard time to become more accurate and reference. This service uses network time protocol technology, which is optional and available to all.

Khabar

Khabar aims to contribute to building a national knowledge community by presenting updates from different Academic and research institutions. Users can subscribe to the service by different means like RSS, SMS, and Twitter.

You can find more information about Khabar at http://khabar.edu.sa