Dell and Mobily expand cloud footprint
To support the development of Saudi Arabia's cloud computing market
Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business specialising in enterprise-class cloud, and Dell EMC, have formed a strategic agreement with Saudi telco Mobily to support the development of Saudi Arabia's cloud computing market.
Virtustream and Dell EMC will provide Mobily Business with advanced digital infrastructure to enable businesses in the Kingdom to make use of cloud-based enterprise services.
As part of the agreement, cloud computing services will be established at the Mobily Melgha 2 data centre in Riyadh, which will be linked to the two existing cloud computing data centres located at Dammam and Jeddah. With this development, Mobily Business will own the largest cloud computing network in Saudi Arabia.
Mobily Business's cloud computing services are currently being used by businesses across various sectors for its high operational efficiency, productivity and reduction of operating expenses. Virtustream will provide professional services to upgrade Mobily Business's existing cloud footprint and will build new cloud environments for future cloud services.
"We are working expediently with our regional partner, Mobily Business, to lend our expertise to the market and create opportunities for companies within the region to make the move to cloud," says Simon Walsh, COO, Virtustream.
Omar Akar, director, Saudi enterprise & telco levant, Dell EMC, adds: "Dell EMC is committed to delivering world-class technologies and advanced, innovative infrastructure to ensure increased efficiency and productivity for its customers."