Saudi Arabia – 8 February 2023 – Mobily, an integrated service company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a strategic collaboration that will pave the way to launch the next-generation cloud solutions and services in KSA.
According to the MoU, Mobily will lead and manage the data center hosting, network links, and ICT infrastructure, while Tencent Cloud will provide cloud solutions and services, from IaaS products such as cloud virtual machine, storage, and network solutions, to PaaS products such as database and media solutions. The collaboration also highlights the use of Tencent Cloud Enterprise (TCE), an enterprise-grade private cloud platform leveraging on Tencent Cloud’s established product system. TCE provides self-controllable and elastically scalable full-stack service capabilities, and also integrates diverse IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS products and uniformly deploys data centers, networks, servers, systems, and applications to provide a one-stop solution for enterprises in KSA.
Dan Hu, Vice President of Tencent Cloud International for the MENA region, said, “At Tencent Cloud, we are committed to providing high-quality and high-security cloud services to enterprises and businesses around the world. With this in mind, we are looking forward to our collaboration with Mobily, a leading telecommunications services provider in KSA, leveraging each other’s expertise to provide high-performance and reliable cloud solutions in the country.”
Omar Alrashid, Chief Corporate Strategy & Digitalization Officer of Mobily, said, “There is a new industry reality that partnering with cloud service providers has become a strategic imperative for both parties. The question is not anymore whether we will partner or not. It is about which business model and how to start the collaboration. We are glad to announce today that we signed an MOU with one of the world’s leading cloud service providers, Tencent Cloud, as we aim to expand our cloud solutions and services. Building on Tencent’s years of experience and expertise in various fields. Mobily is confident that our collaboration with Tencent Cloud will add value to KSA’s digital transformation.”
About Tencent Cloud
Tencent Cloud, one of the world’s leading cloud companies, is committed to creating innovative solutions to resolve real-world issues and enabling digital transformation for smart industries. Through our extensive global infrastructure, Tencent Cloud provides businesses across the globe with stable and secure industry-leading cloud products and services, leveraging technological advancements such as cloud computing, Big Data analytics, AI, IoT and network security. It is our constant mission to meet the needs of industries across the board, including the fields of gaming, media and entertainment, finance, healthcare, property, retail, travel, and transportation.