Saturday 9 May 2020
Based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Zain KSA launches "Zain Cloud" to serve the business and government sectors
Zain KSA has announced launching its “Zain Cloud” service dedicated to businesses, SMEs, entrepreneurs, and government sectors in partnership with AliBaba Cloud, one the world’s largest cloud computing companies. For his part, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer at Zain KSA Engineer Saad bin Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan, explained that “Zain KSA” cloud is distinguished as a public locally based cloud in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is easy and completely secure, and is compatible with the kingdom’s data protection requirements. Customers, from individuals or the business sector, can enjoy the cloud infrastructure services and programs in the “Zain Cloud Market” to manage their businesses and take appropriate strategic steps in an interactive and digital way without human intervention, and this comes in line with the company's goals to advance the digital transformation in Saudi Arabia within the goals of Saudi Vision 2030. Moreover, “Zain Cloud” offers a competitive pricing mechanism that gives customers the opportunity to buy and use securely via competitive packages and multiple purchase options: monthly, annually, or even by paying on demand “Pay as you go.” Additionally, Al-Sadhan reiterated that “Zain Cloud” is regarded as “more than just a cloud” for it provides clients with a robust infrastructure and an array of local cloud computing services that are secure, reliable, and fall within best international practices. It encompasses AliBaba’s latest technologies such as “Apsara Stack” which employs advanced programs and multi-source softwares for processing and storing big data. “Zain Cloud “ also enables its clients to utilize carefully selected cloud computing products for various business processes. Al-Sadhan cited the role of “Zain Cloud” in the health sector, saying, “it supports the enterprise resource planning system, electronic cloud medical records, and other medical support softwares. Similarly, in the education sector, Cloud programs support the sector’s institutions with programs such as, smart attendance, unified communications, and more. Moreover, companies which own service softwares can also transfer their data to “Zain Cloud” to benefit from its extensive solutions in addition to its secure and reliable data hosting, in addition to using Zain’s platform to reach its customers and to manage its business and take appropriate steps and decisions." Notably “Zain Cloud” is regarded as a world-class technology presented by Zain KSA’s business arm, “Zain Business,” in addition to enhancing local cloud solutions, it continues to give customers from various sectors innovative solutions in the field of communications, comprehensive services and cloud computing. The distinctive “Zain Cloud” in its modern technology field supports Zain KSA’s vision in enabling the Internet of Things platform and Artificial intelligence services, making it a pioneer in providing smart city solutions in an integrated way and through a unified platform.