PwC, Microsoft enhance partnership for digital transformation in Saudi Arabia

PwC Middle East and Microsoft have strengthened their global partnership during LEAP 23 in Riyadh, to support government and private entities in their digital transformation and cloud migration journey in Saudi Arabia.

The collaboration will focus on cloud transformation, business process automation and technology consulting, addressing the present and future needs of clients across Saudi Arabia.

Ali Hosseini, Chief Digital Officer – Partner, PwC Middle East said: “We are proud to be Microsoft’s preferred cloud partner, to deliver top-tier digital and cloud technologies at an accelerated pace. This partnership coincides with the establishment of PwC’s first-of-its-kind Azure Center of Excellence (ACoE) in the region, which aims to drive the digital transformation agenda in the Kingdom in alignment with Vision 2030.”

Through its extended alliance, PwC will expand its Microsoft team and resources to leverage its collective power of resources and technologies to better support clients navigate their digital transformation initiatives and drive sustainable practices for innovation and growth in the Kingdom.

Microsoft Saudi’s Public Sector VP “Turki Badhris” said: “Cloud computing is a transformative technology with the power to help businesses across various sectors accelerate their performance, scale and resilience using a flexible pay-as-you-go model. As a leading provider of cloud infrastructure as a service, we are confident that our strengthened global alliance with PwC Middle East in the Kingdom will support the digital transformation ambitions of governments and businesses, and extend beyond to the region.”

The enhanced partnership aims to significantly strengthen businesses by providing access to cloud services that are scalable, highly accessible and secure. Additionally, this helps crucial industries, including those in the public sector, government entities, energy, real estate, healthcare, and recreation, with the required capabilities to drive the Kingdom’s ambition to create a vibrant digital economy.