Zain Cloud earns highest rating for cloud computing from CITC

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Zain Cloud, the cloud computing service provided by Saudi Arabia telecom company, Zain KSA, achieved the highest “Service Provider Registration Class” rating, Class (C) classification, from the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).

This achievement confirms that Zain Cloud has implemented all of the required cybersecurity controls for cloud computing, ensuring a secure cyberspace for Zain Cloud subscribers, backed by world-class cybersecurity risk management in line with global standards and local cybersecurity requirements.

Zain Cloud is distinguished as a public cloud provider, which is secure, easy to use and completely compatible with the Kingdom’s data protection requirements. Customers, whether in the government or private sector, can benefit from robust cloud infrastructure services and their outstanding speed, as well as a wide range of programs in the “Zain Cloud Market place” to manage their businesses digitally.

Saad bin Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan
Saad bin Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan
Chief Business and Wholesale Officer Zain KSA

“We are proud to achieve this classification from the Communications and Information Technology Commission, the regulator of this vital sector, because it reflects two important pillars. Firstly, it demonstrates that Zain KSA’s strategy is fully aligned with Saudi Vision 2030 and supports all related goals, not only in the fulfillment of the Kingdom’s digital transformation, but also through ensuring security and reliability, and preserving the privacy of customers and their data.”

It is worth noting that “Zain Cloud” recently passed all the ISO quality checks necessary to obtain the highest rating in the field of security and safety of customer data, and received a number of certificates in this area, including, ISO9001, ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, and CSA-L2.

This is part of the company’s implementation of the necessary measures to protect customers’ personal information and data from cyberthreats at various levels such as public, confidential, secret, and top secret data.

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