Etisalat Digital and enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, have announced a new strategic Cloud Service Provider partnership for UAE. The partnership will enable Etisalat Digital to expand their cloud and data center product and solution offering across a range of platforms including VMware Cloud, Microsoft Azure and SAP solutions certified platforms.
As part of the partnership, Etisalat Digital will provide managed services for Linux and open source customers and will offer a range of SUSE’s software-defined infrastructure solutions such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP solutions for business critical big data analytics with SAP HANA and S/4HANA. These solutions can be deployed on public, private or hybrid cloud environments, and are designed to fulfil the most critical customer requirements.
“The partnership with SUSE adds critical capabilities to our offering and empowers us to provide innovative, more robust and certified software-defined infrastructure solutions within our cloud and data center solution”, said Miguel Angel Villalonga, VP of Cloud and Datacenter at Etisalat Digital. “By leveraging the SUSE portfolio, we can broaden our offerings for hosting and managing mission critical workloads for enterprise and government customers, creating an agile, always on business environment, and helping customers to achieve a zero-downtime environment and lower cost.”
Paul Abi-Chahine, Regional Director, EMEA East at SUSE said, “The partnership with Etisalat Digital combines SUSE’s innovative enterprise solutions with the expertise of a world leading Cloud Service Provider, driving digital transformation by enabling enterprises and governments to become smarter through the use of the latest technologies.”
Customers deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise in the Etisalat Digital public cloud will have the ability to increase agility while lowering cost, adopt a zero-downtime model and manage the entire business in the cloud.
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