Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 74 - Page 56


Cloud4C sets up in-country cloud data centre in Egypt

Cloud4C , one of the world ’ s leading application-focused cloud Managed Services Providers ( MSP ) and an end-to-end RISE with SAP services partner , has unveiled an in-country cloud data centre in the Arab Republic of Egypt in collaboration with Telecom Egypt , one of the country ’ s primary telecom providers .

The agreement was signed on 23 November by Rakesh Reddy , Regional Director MEA , Cloud4C and Eng . Adel Hamed , Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer , Telecom Egypt in the presence of HE Dr
Amr Talaat , Minister of Communications and Information Technology and was also witnessed by Emmanuel Raptopoulos , President , EMEA South region , SAP , and Mohammed Samy , Managing Director , SAP Egypt .
The increasing adoption of the cloud coupled with rising demand for data-driven decisionmaking and improved cybersecurity is driving Egypt ’ s cloud transformation from on-premises to hybrid cloud . SAP , a global leader in enterprise software , is playing a key role in supporting the country ’ s Digital
Transformation goals with a broad range of facilities and services .
Backed by the experience of serving Fortune 500 companies by modernising and managing their mission-critical environments in 26 countries worldwide , Cloud4C , with the help of Telecom Egypt , established an in-country cloud data centre in Egypt to meet in-country data hosting requirements .
Telecom Egypt is one of the country ’ s first integrated telecom operators and one of the largest cable operators in the Arab region . p
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