Intelligent CIO Kuwait Issue 5 | Page 26

FEATURE: CLOUD ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Cloud through Oracle FastConnect may enable a fast, private connection to the industry’s broadest and most integrated cloud platform, with a complete range of services across Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Oracle says it is the only company delivering a complete and integrated set of cloud services and building intelligence into every layer of the cloud. With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, customers benefit from best-in-class security, consistent high performance, and the tools and expertise needed to bring enterprise workloads to cloud quickly and efficiently. Zain Kuwait partners with Dell Technologies to deliver cloud services Zain has signed a MoU with Dell Technologies that will enable the service operator to implement a variety of technological solutions that will benefit clients operating in Kuwait. The MoU aims to achieve heightened levels of productivity, efficiency and profitability for clients as Zain continues its Digital Transformation journey and further enhances its role as a key supporter of the New Kuwait Vision 2035. Eaman Al Roudhan, CEO of Zain Kuwait, said: “Dell Technologies offers a comprehensive suite of solutions that meet our requirements to provide quality offerings to our clients. This strategic alliance will help solidify our position as a leading active partner of the New Kuwait Vision 2035, further enabling us to set the foundation to capitalise on the abundant opportunities presented by Digital Transformation.” Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey, Dell Technologies, said: “Our partnership with Zain Kuwait reflects our shared ambitions to drive transformation in the region’s telecom sector. “By modernising the IT infrastructure and implementing advanced technology solutions, organisations can break down silos to unlock new discoveries by building an environment conducive to innovation. THIS STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WILL HELP SOLIDIFY OUR POSITION AS A LEADING ACTIVE PARTNER OF THE NEW KUWAIT VISION 2035. 26 INTELLIGENTCIO “We are therefore committed to dedicating time and expertise to support Zain Kuwait’s vision of establishing a strong digital foundation, which will create lucrative opportunities for itself and its customers.” As part of the agreement, Zain will implement a multi-cloud IT strategy to leverage a range of cloud-based services. Dell Technologies will also enable Zain to provide value-added cloud services to customers, who will be able to benefit from modern enterprise technologies such as Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform- as-a-Service, workforce transformation and more. Zain will also benefit from the seamless integration of a wide range of Dell Technologies’ solutions with Zain’s internal applications. This will not only unify user data and facilitate accurate user profiling but will also develop unique processes given the solutions’ ability to create more focused and targeted reports and campaigns. In