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During its LEAP 2023 participation

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Zain KSA signs strategic cooperation agreement with AWS to drive enterprise solutions

Zain KSA has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Amazon Web Service (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud service provider, to offer its enterprise customers their state-of-the-art cloud services and smart solutions powered by Zain KSA 5G network and AWS through its secure, high-performance cloud platforms. Zain KSA and AWS have successfully completed a trial of 5G private network marking a major milestone in the deployment of cloud-native infrastructure for enterprise customers across the Kingdom.

The announcement was made during Zain KSA’s participation at LEAP2023, the second edition of the global tech event held from February 6 to 9 at the Riyadh Front Exhibition and Convention Center under the theme ‘Into New Worlds’.

Through this partnership, Zain KSA will be able to tap into the power of AWS’ cloud-native infrastructure to develop new tools and services that can improve 5G network performance, and security; support the deployment of new applications for enterprise customers.

Commenting on the partnership, Chief Technology Officer at Zain KSA, Eng. Abdulrahman AlMufadda, stated: “Zain KSA and AWS share a roadmap with a plan to form a strategic partnership that aims to deliver innovative solutions that will drive growth and innovation in the industry, particularly in cloud computing. Our goal at Zain KSA is to bring to market a more reliable and secure enterprise networking solution that can help businesses to operate more efficiently and effectively while also driving the digital transformation journey, in line with Saudi Vision 2030. We believe that this partnership will provide a platform for other companies to benefit from the technology, and we are excited to see the impact that our cloud-native solutions will have on the future of enterprise productivity in the Kingdom.”

Joining LEAP for the second year in a row, under the theme “Tech for Sustainability”, Zain KSA supports the efforts of the event’s organizers, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP). Additionally, Zain KSA remains committed to supporting local content and emerging projects in the Saudi ICT sector.