Through its newly launched Cloud Connect offering, the digital services leader is now established as an Azure ExpressRoute connectivity provider in the country, giving Kuwaiti enterprises access to a range of platforms and services
14 Apr 2021, Kuwait, Kuwait City: Ooredoo Business, the trusted technology partner for business solutions, has announced the launch of its Cloud Connect service that will allow enterprises across Kuwait to access cloud services from Microsoft Azure. The move is expected to be an enabler of digital transformation and a key component of the future economic prosperity set out in Kuwait Vision 2035.
“Ooredoo has an established reputation of trust in the regional digital services market,” said Zainab Al-Shammari, Manager, Strategic Marketing & Business Planning, B2B/B2B Marketing, Ooredoo Kuwait. “Under the goals of Vision 2035, we are committed to realizing the ambition of a smart society in Kuwait and we see digital transformation as a key component of that promise. Our partnership with Microsoft will accelerate cloud migration and bring innovation, job creation and prosperity to all the people of Kuwait.”
Ooredoo Cloud Connect is expected to provide Kuwaiti organizations with secure, reliable, and affordable cloud connectivity services to drive digital transformation and align with the goals of Kuwait Vision 2035. The company’s partnership with Microsoft establishes Ooredoo as an Azure ExpressRoute connectivity provider in the country.
“Microsoft’s mission is to empower every individual and organization on the planet to achieve more,” said Alaeddine Karim, Country Manager, Microsoft Kuwait. “Our work with Ooredoo is furtherance of our commitment to the government, people and business community of Kuwait. Through the trusted, versatile, and intelligent Microsoft Cloud, enterprises will be able to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and reinvent business models through digital transformation.”
Ooredoo Cloud Connect makes available Microsoft Azure’s private domain services in Europe, as well as its public cloud services, such as Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. Data-rich management tools also give organizations real-time visibility of their entire network infrastructure, which allows them to optimize performance.
As Kuwait continues on its path of digital transformation, businesses of all scales will benefit from access to the intelligent cloud. Microsoft Azure delivers a range of platforms and services to businesses while optimizing costs and reducing the complexities of network administration. Technologies resident in the Microsoft Cloud include business intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, smart bots, natural-language processing, and Internet of Things field-connection services.