SAP Now Introduces Public Cloud Data Center in Saudi Arabia

SAP Now Introduces Public Cloud Data Center in Saudi Arabia

Recently SAP has launched the first live Public Cloud Data Center in Saudi Arabia, empowering Saudi Vision 2030 and marking a major milestone in the kingdom’s digital transformation.

According to a recent report by BMI ResearchAs Saudi organizations invest heavily in cloud solutions, the Saudi IT market is set to reach SR33 billion ($8.8 billion) in 2018.

The landmark launch of the SAP Public Cloud Data Center

The SAP Public Cloud Data Center is part of the wider Digital Hub, which additionally includes: an open digital platform supporting entrepreneurship, co-innovation with customers, partners, and the wider ecosystem to leverage cloud solutions to solve real world problems, and localization to support the Government’s vision and journey into digital transformation.

Senior VP and MD, SAP Middle East North, Ahmed Al-Faifi, said:

“Today’s SAP Public Cloud Data Center launch will deliver a new level of cloud-based digital solutions to accelerate transformation and competitiveness to the Kingdom, underscoring our commitment to Saudi Vision 2030,”

“Our in-country Public Cloud Data Center will enable Saudi public and private sector organizations to securely digitally transform their business.”

Meanwhile customers can start their journey of digital transformation by leveraging solutions running on the SAP HANA in-memory database and SAP Cloud Platform, which are available on the SAP Public Cloud Data Center. SAP will be offering its latest Cloud ERP solutions, such as the SAP S/4HANA Cloud, on its SAP Public Cloud Data Center.

MD for SAP Saudi Arabia, Khaled Alsaleh said:

“Our investment in a Public Cloud Data Center is aimed at supporting the Kingdom’s transformation into a leading digital economy, enabling young Saudi talent to innovate, and fostering the next generation of Saudi leaders,”

“Saudi organizations that use our SAP Public Cloud Data Center can optimize their budgets in an opexmodel, and analyze data easily and securely for new levels of business innovation to excel.”

Although SAP continues to deliver on its Memorandum of Understanding with the Saudi Government. Currently, SAP is exploring how to integrate the SAP Public Cloud Data Center into the planned Saudi Government Cloud.

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