Microsoft brings FastTrack for Azure to the Middle East and Africa to accelerate customer cloud journeys

Regional customers will get access to support from cloud specialists in migrating Windows Server, SQL Server and SAP to the cloud, as well as help in the modernisation of enterprise apps and the delivery of advanced data analytics

Microsoft today announced its FastTrack for Azure programme has arrived in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), accelerating organisations’ digital transformation journeys by migrating to the cloud.

“We’re excited to bring our global FastTrack for Azure programme to organisations across MEA, accelerating their digital transformation and supporting their cloud journey with customised guidance directly from our engineering teams,” says Onur Gorur, Azure product marketing director, MEA, Microsoft. “This programme will help our customers bring innovations to market with agility, participate in the new global digital economy by leveraging the intelligent cloud – and better engage customers, empower employees, optimise operations and reinvent products and services.”

FastTrack for Azure is a customer success program that enables the rapid, effective design and deployment of cloud solutions. With tailored guidance from Microsoft’s Azure engineers, customers will now be able to migrate to the intelligent cloud quickly and easily, receiving support for Windows Server, SQL Server and SAP, as well as the modernisation of enterprise apps and the delivery of advanced data analytics. The move comes less than a year after Microsoft launched datacenter regions in both the United Arab Emirates and South Africa, serving the market’s increasing appetite for digital transformation.

The availability of FastTrack for Azure signals Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to the economic growth of the region. The Microsoft cloud is at the heart of the company’s partnerships with private and public organisations to boost upskilling and job creation, enhancing healthcare, education and public safety, and driving societal change.

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