MATCO becomes VMware Premier Partner

Saudi Arabia based leading ICT solutions provider MATCO IT, recently achieved VMware’s highest partnership level to become a Premier Partner. VMware recognised MATCO IT’s proactive approach to promoting VMware solutions besides acknowledging its technical skills and experience obtained from successfully deploying virtualization technology by awarding MATCO a Premier Partner status.

Toni Prince, General Manager of MATCO IT, said, “Achieving the VMware Premier Partner status is consistent with our policy in reaching the highest partnership levels with our strategic vendors’ This gives both customers as well as prospects the confidence that MATCO has the capability and the skills set to help them reap the benefits of VMware’s software solutions not only around the virtualization of their Server and Desktop infrastructures but also around the enhancement of their IT Service Management (ITSM) delivery capabilities as well as around the optimization of their Applications, performance and Monitoring.”

MATCO IT which has more than 400 employees across Saudi Arabia and Bahrain with offices in Al Manama, Al Khobar, Jubail, Riyadh, Jeddah, Abha and Yanbu’ now has the ability to offer customers the highest level of knowledge and support in Virtualization, IT Service management (ITSM), Application Performance and Infrastructure management as well as cloud computing technology.

Jean-Pierre Barleaza, director, Southern Partner Organization at VMware, said, “We are delighted to bring MATCO on-board as a Premier partner. MATCO has invested a significant amount of resources in successfully understanding, deploying and supporting VMware’s virtualization and cloud platforms throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a Premier partner, VMware will provide MATCO with the highest level of benefits, sales and marketing support to further aid them in delivering the most comprehensive solutions, using their local skills, customer relationships and market knowledge to help customers realize their journey to the cloud.”