Microsoft Gold Partner, Mannai Corporation launches dedicated unit to accelerate digital transformation across Qatar

Spokespersons from Mannai and Microsoft
  • Conglomerate’s move comes ahead of much-anticipated launch of new Microsoft Cloud region in Qatar this year.
  • Microsoft’s partner ecosystem generates $8.07 for every dollar that Microsoft generates, enabling partners to bolster revenues.

23 May, 2021; Doha, Qatar – Mannai Corporation, a Microsoft Gold partner today announced that it has established a new division within its Information Systems business unit that will be dedicated to Microsoft solutions with the aim to accelerate the adoption of cloud technologies across Qatar, in line with the National Vision 2030.

The move comes ahead of the launch of Microsoft’s new Qatar cloud region, expected to be available this year. According to IDC, spending on public cloud services in Qatar is expected to rise nearly fourfold, from approximately $60.4 million in 2019 to $228.6 million in 2024. The research also cites that continuous investments in cloud and digital transformation initiatives led by government and businesses in the country, are expected to generate $3.14 billion in net new revenues over the next four years.

Mannai has migrated several organisations to the Microsoft Cloud, including 30+ government entities in Qatar. With enhanced capabilities, the new division comprises of more than 90 skilled professionals that will work with public and private sectors closely to accelerate their move to the intelligent cloud in a seamless manner. SharePoint migrations will be exclusively onto Microsoft Azure, and customers will also see optimal app performance as they run native in the cloud. Microsoft’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system, Azure Sentinel will watch over infrastructure, apps, and workloads, enabling Qatari enterprises to focus on their business, rather than devoting precious time and resources to security.

Mannai’s new division will extend its efforts in delivering a holistic approach to digital transformation in Qatar by empowering organizations in various areas; from infrastructure migration, to leveraging data analytics and AI tools, to modernizing their operating models with intelligent business applications, as well as leveraging enhanced security and protection across the entire spectrum of Microsoft’s innovations. The company has also achieved Advanced Specialization on Windows Server and SQL Server Migration.

“Disruption is a critical element of technology innovation. And at Mannai Microsoft Solutions Division we are powered by intellect and driven by values while bringing in a passion for client success. We have the exclusive edge of having a dedicated team with the right blend of experienced certified technical consultants, pre-sales and customer after-sales support with advanced Microsoft Technology Specializations and local on-site presence. We take great pride and satisfaction in seeing our work bringing positive changes and convenience to the lives of people all across the region. We are designed ‘to think and bring the best’ from what Microsoft solutions ought to offer,” says Mohd Negm, Vice President, Mannai Microsoft Solutions Division.

With the advancement of Qatar’s digital economy, the intelligent cloud is the foundation to enable the use of various digital and emerging technologies that will support the scalability and agility for organizations to build more resilience and drive innovation while contributing to growth.

“The Microsoft cloud region will empower more customers and partners to accelerate their journeys and bring lasting economic prosperity across Qatar and the region,” said Lana Khalaf, Country Manager, Microsoft Qatar.  “Mannai’s dedicated Microsoft division that attract specialized resources will further bolster our combined efforts to accelerate digital transformation and our partnership to enable organizations with the power of technology and cloud, in line with the aspirations of the National Vision 2030.”

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