Jordan Electric Power Company selects IBM Cloud

The 5-year agreement calls for the migration of all enterprise workloads to the IBM public cloud

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Jordan Electric Power Company selects IBM Cloud By hosting its workloads on the IBM public cloud, JEPCO was able to improve system performance and reliability.
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  April 5, 2017

Jordan Electric Power Company (JEPCO) has announced it has chosen IBM Cloud to transform and modernise its IT infrastructure.

The company had relied on its own on premise, in-house solution and applications, however with a growing customer base and rapid growth it needed to improve its service to its customers. JEPCO adopted IBM Cloud to provider a reliable and secure cloud environment to host new SAP applications that will replace its existing system.

The new applications which will be provided by IBM business partner, Business Innovation (BI), and include Customer Relationship Management and Enterprise Resource Planning, as well as financial services and billing system.

By hosting its workloads on the IBM public cloud, JEPCO was able to improve system performance and reliability. In addition, it created a disaster-recovery solution for its local environment that is operated and managed at an IBM Cloud data centre in Europe to ensure business continuity.

Amr Refaat, general manager, IBM Middle East and Pakistan, said: "The IBM Cloud will provide JEPCO with the reliability and flexibility that is needed for a secure IT infrastructure, and help it to transform its business. Through the implementation, JEPCO will be able to focus on its core business, while we help them take care of their cloud environment."

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