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Saudi Arabia ’ s Al-Khaldi Holding Co . Harmonizes Global Operations with Infor

gain visibility , and boost efficiency and agility to expand its operations in Saudi Arabia , the wider Gulf region , and internationally .
Al-Khaldi has chosen Infor ’ s industry-specific cloud solution , along with Infor Birst , to automate its shared services across its business units and to enhance various aspects of its operations , including transportation and fleet management , contracting , thirdparty logistics ( 3PL ), warehouse management , building materials , and trading .
“ By adopting industry-specific cloud solutions with Infor , we have improved our asset management processes and decision-making , and gained greater visibility of our assets , giving us the agility and resources to expand our operations whilst simultaneously improving customer satisfaction ,” said Megren Al-Khaldi , CEO of Al-Khaldi Holding Co .

Infor , a cloud company , has announced that Al-Khaldi Holding Co has gone live with Infor industry-specific cloud solutions , including multitenant Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise , powered by Amazon Web Services ( AWS ), as its digital backbone to automate ,

“ These improvements will undoubtedly yield countless future benefits to Al-Khaldi and its customers as it centralizes and takes control of its business units . We look forward to continuing to support Al-Khaldi on its digital transformation journey ,” said Kerry Koutsikos , VP and General Manager , Middle East and Africa , Infor .

Nutanix to drive Digital Transformation in Saudi Arabia ’ s public sector

Nutanix has reiterated its commitment to helping public sector organisations in the KSA embrace the power of hybrid multicloud as part of their Digital Transformation initiatives . The company is developing and empowering its channel ecosystem to become true ‘ Champions of Nutanix ’ and help government agencies sort through the complexities of cloud adoption and deliver the applications , networks , cloud services , storage solutions and other IT components that they need . that multicloud was the ideal IT operating model as it enables them to strike a balance between cost , complexity , speed and scale of operations and generate more revenue .

“ As part of our efforts to support public sector organisations as they transition from legacy infrastructures to hybrid multicloud architectures , one of our key objectives is to create self-sufficiency and ‘ channel autonomy ’. Through this , our partners that are focused on the public sector , act as a true extension of our company and are able to deliver our market leading cloud solutions independently , with minimal involvement from our team .”
“ Nutanix as a company very much supports Vision 2030 that promotes Digital Transformation in the Kingdom . In the age of the hybrid workplace , cloud computing is a key pillar of any Digital Transformation strategy ,” said Saeed Nader , Channel Sales Manager – Saudi Arabia Public Sector at Nutanix . “ As per the Saudi findings of the fourth Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index , 81 % of respondents in Saudi Arabia agreed
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