PwC, Microsoft extends partnership to boost digital transformation in Qatar

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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UK-based multinational professional services network firm PwC and the American multinational technology company Microsoft plans to expand their global alliance to enhance digital transformation and cloud adoption in Qatar.

The partnership between the global firms offers business insights and the latest technology to help organizations across various sectors to increase their performance and resilience in pursuit of their digital transformation ambitions.

The extended partnership further boosts business capabilities and contributes towards innovation by offering enterprises access to scalable, highly available and resilient cloud services, while maintaining data residency, security and compliance needs. The collaboration also supports government and the public sector, energy, education, healthcare, real estate, recreation, and others.

Bassam Hajhamad
Bassam Hajhamad
Country Senior Partner & Consulting Leader
PwC Qatar

“As a leading Microsoft global partner with over 200 certified experts in the region, PwC leverages the power of Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365 to unlock potentials and use data to enable business transformation and solve our client’s most important problems. This partnership results in a unique opportunity for the government, public and private entities and enterprises in Qatar to embark on their digital transformation journey with a trusted leader providing strategy-to-execution advisory services coupled with familiar and easy-to-use technology and toolset from Microsoft.”

The global firms have jointly engaged in several strategic national initiatives, strengthening PwC’s unique omnichannel accelerators focused on service digitization and process automation and it ensures that customers can leverage PwC’s industry-focused solutions built on top of Microsoft’s Azure Cloud infrastructure.

Lana Khalaf, Country Manager of Microsoft Qatar, said “The strategic partnership between Microsoft and PwC will empower the digital transformation of organizations in Qatar. Through this alliance, organizations will harness the core competencies of both companies, PWC’s strategy and consultancy expertise coupled with Microsoft’s best in class cloud technology in Data & AI, business applications and low code/ no-code development tools.”

As Qatar continues its journey towards becoming a knowledge and innovation hub, the PwC and Microsoft partnership in the country will continue to drive economic growth, upskill the workforce and provide a foundation in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Microsoft has established plans to deliver the intelligent and trusted Microsoft Cloud services from a new cloud data center region in Qatar with Microsoft Azure, and Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform.

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