At the upcoming SAP RISE on the Road event in Riyadh, SAP SE and its strategic partners Google Cloud and Deloitte will highlight the impact and importance of cloud computing in enabling Saudi organizations to adapt and digitize their business operations.
As digital transformation fuels significant changes in the country’s business environment, organizations in Saudi Arabia and the wider region have seen a demand for agile and scalable IT infrastructure and business solutions that are not only efficient , but quick to adapt to changing scenarios, enabling seamless adoption. new technologies and encourage new business models.
Ahmed Al-Faifi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Middle East North, SAP, said, “Cloud computing is a critical aspect of Saudi Arabia’s overall digital transformation strategy, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030. country. With SAP, the cloud is not just about infrastructure, but rather about innovation. We are working with the Kingdom’s public and private sectors to modernize, standardize and digitize their operations, resulting in new business models and revenue streams. For Saudi Arabia, cloud services today are the real enablers for the higher value solutions of tomorrow. »
The year 2022 has already marked key milestones in the Kingdom’s move towards cloud adoption, with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology signing a memorandum of understanding with SAP to collaborate in areas such as cloud services and software solutions from SAP to power the country’s communications and information technology landscape. . SAP also received Class C certification for its cloud data center in Saudi Arabia from the Information and Communications Technology Commission.
About to speak at the SAP event, Abdul Rahman Al-Thehaiban, General Manager for Turkey, Middle East and Africa at Google Cloud, said, “Since we joined the RISE , Google Cloud has seen tremendous momentum, with global brands such as Siemens Energy, Carrefour, Cisco and Veolia choosing Google Cloud for their RISE deployment.And in Saudi Arabia, we are starting to see momentum from customers choosing Google Cloud for SAP RISE, as businesses are increasingly aware of the reliability, scalability and security that the cloud can provide. Together with SAP, we will support businesses on their digital transformation journeys in the Kingdom and maximize the potential of customers migrating to the cloud to achieve a compelling return on investment.
Yannick Jacques, Head of SAP EMEA, Deloitte, added: “Saudi Arabia is an ideal environment for the adoption of a cloud infrastructure: this approach reduces the total cost of IT ownership and simplifies it, while scaling the infrastructure, reducing maintenance, accelerating business transformation, and enabling accelerated innovation.Working with SAP as a partner, Deloitte today delivers cloud solutions in the Kingdom that enable the world more digital of tomorrow.”
The RISE on the Road tour, stopping in major cities across the Middle East as well as Europe and Africa, will bring together leaders from across industries, with SAP showcasing its latest technologies and services for organizations to grow better towards a complete digital transformation.