Commvault, a provider of enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, announced an agreement with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), to deliver a Backup-as-a-Service solution, utilizing the STC cloud environment. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement was signed at GITEX, to collaborate on the new cloud solutions targeting public sector and enterprises in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
GITEX is one of the largest technology events in the world, with more than 140,000 attendees from across the globe. Taking place in Dubai in United Arab Emirates, the event is the biggest gathering of technology organizations, influencers and professionals in the region.
STC is a service provider within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with more than 32 million customers in that market. STC has a history of industry leadership in embracing the latest technology for innovative services. This solution continues this tradition, helping customers to realize the true value of their data, while minimizing complexity and cost.
“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is witnessing tremendous growth, with huge potential for cloud adoption and backup as a service implementations. Through this cooperation with Commvault, we will be able to offer the best data management solutions available in the market to our customers,” said Dr. Tarig M. Enaya, Senior Vice President of STC Enterprise Business Unit
Commvault is recognized as an industry leader by STC and was named a leader – for the sixth straight year – in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software. This year, Commvault was ranked furthest on the “completeness of vision” and highest on the “ability to execute.”
“This agreement, with an internationally recognized solutions leader like STC, represents a huge milestone for Commvault. We see big opportunities for better data management as-a-service for hybrid, public and private cloud environments across the region, and we believe that agreements like this will help further promote the implementation of these secure and effective solutions,” said Bassam Hemdan, Area Vice President, Commvault Middle East, South Africa and Turkey.