ZainTech, Amazon Web Services partner to accelerate MENA’s cloud adoption

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Zain Tech and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Officials | Image Courtesy: Supplied

ZainTech, the one-stop digital and ICT solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, has entered into a go-to-market strategic cooperation agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Through this agreement, ZainTech will leverage the AWS cloud and Zain Group’s regional footprint and advanced network to provide enterprises with a one-stop shop for all their connectivity and cloud requirements. This will help customers with their journey to the cloud and will help them pursue the transformational benefits that cloud services provide.

The investment will see ZainTech’s cloud business offering holistic cloud services with strong multi-cloud competencies that provide customers with end-to-end capabilities ranging from cloud strategy to managed services. The two companies will also work closely together to deliver new solutions in the areas of AWS Snowball Edge including the AWS Outposts and AWS Snow Family, AWS artificial intelligence or machine learning, and AWS Direct Connect and AWS Cloud WAN offerings.

Andrew Hanna
Andrew Hanna
CEO – ZainTech

“ZainTech’s capabilities across cloud, cybersecurity, digital, data, and drones and robotics, coupled with Zain’s expertise in telecommunications, make ZainTech an ideal partner for customers. By working with AWS and including its services as part of its portfolio, ZainTech can help customers leverage the strength of these services to accelerate their digital transformation without the multivendor complexities.”

As part of the agreement, ZainTech will establish a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE). The center will train and certify ZainTech’s cloud teams and expand on ZainTech’s strong business-driven approach to transformation, broad multi-cloud capabilities, and the company’s significant investments in automation and innovation.

Meanwhile, Mr. Bernard Najm, Vice-President Telco MEA (Dubai, AE) at AWS said that, “ZainTech, can play a meaningful role in accelerating cloud adoption and innovation. By working with ZainTech, AWS can help public organizations and enterprises harness the power of the cloud for digital transformation in line with the region’s economic and national agendas.”

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