Doha, Qatar, December 05, 2018: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider, takes pride to announce the launch of its ‘Business Cloud’ Platform to enhance its existing cloud service offerings as part of its business expansion strategy.
The Business Cloud platform will enable clients to subscribe and provision a wide range of products and services including Microsoft Office 365, Azure Public cloud services, Domain registrations and Managed Services hosted within MEEZA’s Qatar based Tier III Certified LEED Platinum Data Centre.
The MEEZA Expansion team is also delighted to announce that in partnership with CloudBlue and Microsoft, the MEEZA Business Cloud is being used by Gulf Bridge International (GBI) as part of its Digital Transformation program.
On this collaboration, Ghada Philip El Rassi, Chief Executive Officer Expansion/Executive Board Member, MEEZA, said:“Building upon the local capability and experience of MEEZA Qatar and our world class facilities, we are proud to launch one of the most unique and comprehensive platforms that provides a central location for local, regional and international customers to subscribe to a wide range of products and services.
In today’s changing world with cloud adoption increasing, our clients demand agile, scalable and flexible solutions. The MEEZA Business Cloud intends to offer our clients just the same, thereby ensuring they stay ahead of the market when it comes to technology adoption and digital transformation. We are also delighted to announce that Gulf Bridge International (GBI) have chosen The Business Cloud to migrate from a traditional on premise solution.”
For his part, Isidoro Porquicho, Vice President EMEA CloudBlue, said:
“We live in an “as a service” world, and it’s exciting to see MEEZA leverage our CloudBlue platform and strategic alliance with Microsoft to better serve their customers and adopt and benefit from cloud-based services and solutions at a more rapid rate.”
Speaking about the Business Cloud, Lana Khalaf, Country General Manager, Microsoft Qatar, said:
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. This is the time for bold decisions that will shape our futures for years to come. Organizations that take the plunge into digital transformation, soon discover the power to engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and reinvent products, services and business models. Gulf Bridge International will benefit greatly from its migration to MEEZA’s Business Cloud, gaining access to Microsoft’s trusted, secure and agile Azure platform, and the industry-leading productivity of solutions such as Office 365. Cost-savings, innovation, optimization and many other welcome milestones lie on the road ahead for GBI.”
On the availability of Business Cloud, Abdulla Al-Rwaili, Executive Director and Managing Director of GBI, said:
“As part of our Digital Transformation Program our decision to move our IT infrastructure to the cloud was an easy one to make, however finding the correct approach to implementing and migrating to the cloud was complex and needed to be done with great precaution. We are delighted to start this exciting journey with MEEZA for the Business Cloud solution. Our vision for this Transformation Program will ensure GBI remains agile, resilient and competitive.”
Our partnership between CloudBlue and Microsoft required close cooperation between the three companies to identify products, services and international market strategies with immediate focus being on the state of Qatar supporting local SMBs and Enterprises in their digital transformation journey. Our focus on Software as a Service, Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Services are at the core of the MEEZA Business Cloud offering.