Cloud Acropolis, a leading Cloud and Data Center service provider in the region, has inked an agreement with leading research and advisory firm Gartner to bring global cloud practices to the Middle East.
The service agreement was signed by the two companies at the Cloud Acropolis Facilities in Muscat/Oman.
Kiarash Kiazand Ph.D., CEO of Cloud Acropolis, described this agreement as a major significant milestone for the company to enable companies in the region to benefit from Cloud services .
Sheikh Abdulla Al Rawahy, Chief Strategy and Commercial officer of Cloud Acropolis said: “We will leverage this partnership and Gartner’s global insights to ensure our offerings are in line with the need of our customers as well as global standard. We are certain that Gartner’s body of knowledge will improve our services in assisting local organizations in building their Cloud strategy”.
Cloud Acropolis provides Cloud services in infrastructure, facility, platform and software. All services are hosted in Muscat in a Tier IV designed and implemented data center, to ensure the highest availability possible at the final service layer. Being connected to all local telecom operators, Cloud Acropolis network is set to never go down. With 10GBPS backbone connectivity as well as fully redundant environment, there is absolutely no single point of failure which at the end increases the overall availability of the service to the end customer.
Very near future projects are High available sites by end of Q3 2018 as well as SDN, NFV and SD-WAN by mid Q2 2018.
“Our presence and our team are growing in line with the rising demand for capable, efficient cloud solutions in the region. We believe that given this promising path, we can increase our engagement by the end of 2018, and are investing in technology and market research to better align our solutions and services to the region’s needs,” added Kiarash.
Gartner, in a report issued last year, predicted that spending on Cloud alone in the GCC region would reach $1.5 billion by the close of 2018, an 11 per cent increase from 2017. Additionally, experts from the company noted that Cloud services would continue to be the fastest growing segment through 2018 and 2019, driven by increasing awareness and availability of local service providers.