Mobily seals Intel cloud services deal
Barcelona, February 26, 2014
Saudi-based telecom operator Mobily said it has reached an agreement with Intel for the exclusive use of “Powered by Intel Cloud Technology” logo along with its cloud services in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region.
Mobily, a pioneering cloud service provider in ME, Turkey and Africa, is powered by Intel-processor based cloud technology.
Intel signed a deal on the sidelines of 'Mobile World Congress 2014' granting license to Mobily for their cloud services.
Commenting on the deal, CEO Khaled Al Kaf said “At Mobily, we thrive to avail the best of breed technologies to our clients. Using Intel Cloud Technology in the core of our cloud services and exposing that technology to end users through the Powered by Intel Cloud Technology program, unveils the DNA of our cloud solution that helps to deliver floating point, encrypted and adaptive performance”.
This partnership, he stated, gave Mobily cloud services clients increased transparency and assurance of the high, adaptive and secure performance required to run their critical businesses efficiently.
Intel Saudi Arabia general manager Abdulaziz Al-Noghaither said: “We are very proud to partner with a leading ICT like Mobily and we expect this to take the cloud computing services to the next level in our Saudi market.”
"The growth in cloud computing is transforming the way businesses benefit from IT products and services. The economic growth in the Saudi market demanding businesses to optimize their operations and capitalize on these technology innovations, the industry must address unprecedented demand for efficient, secure and high-performing datacenter infrastructure," he added.
The Intel Xeon E5 processor series is designed to address these challenges by offering unparalleled, balanced performance across compute, storage and network, while reducing operating costs."
Jason Waxman, the VP and general manager (Cloud Platforms Group) at Intel lauded the efforts of Mobily to provide end users more transparency into the value of the underlying architecture supporting their cloud services.
"Mobily is the first Cloud Service Provider in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region to join the program and we are proud that they have chosen to build their cloud services with Intel processors to deliver quality, efficiency and capability in their cloud services," he added.-TradeArabia News Service