Gulfnet and Microsoft Introduces Cloud Computing Concepts in Kuwait

By on April 20, 2010
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“Gulfnet Cloud” becomes country’s first cloud computing offering developed on Microsoft technologies.

Press release:
Gulfnet Communications in partnership with Microsoft Kuwait today introduced new computing concepts driven by the combination of the Internet and cloud services. Based on Microsoft technologies the new offering known as “Gulfnet Cloud” is the country’s first cloud computing offering that is set to benefit small and medium businesses in Kuwait to help them communicate efficiently and drive business success.

Based on Microsoft technologies Gulfnet Cloud provides complete mobility, seamless scalability, high security and guaranteed privacy of proprietary data stored and exchanged. Gulfnet Cloud business solutions also ensure total compatibility and integration with all Microsoft products and services as well as with third party solution providers. It is an ideal business collaboration platform with a myriad of powerful and highly scalable solutions that provide seamless collaboration features.

Commenting on the launch, Ehab Mostafa, Country Manager, Microsoft Kuwait, said, “We are on the verge of a new era in computing, in which innovative software applications on intelligent devices, complemented by Internet-based data storage and services, will offer small and medium businesses (SMBs) increased control over their information while enabling seamless experiences across multiple devices. This next generation of computing holds enormous potential as SMBs can look at the cloud as a cost-saving alternative that is flexible and convenient. We are pleased to partner with Gulfnet to launch this new offering in Kuwait with the aim of stimulating and enabling the country’s SMBs to become more agile and competitive.”

Wael Al-Sultan, COO, Gulfnet Communications added “It gives us great pride to be the first company to introduce a cloud computing offering in Kuwait. Gulfnet Communications and Microsoft enjoy a long-standing relationship and with this cloud offering, we hope that small and medium businesses will recognize the convenience, security and reliability of both on-premise software and Web-based services which in turn will give them more control and flexibility over the technology they deploy – all at reduced costs. We believe this is the right balance that will help them achieve business success in today’s economy.”

Microsoft’s vision for the cloud focuses on empowering customers and offering them unprecedented flexibility in choosing client plus cloud combinations. . By complementing traditional on-premises and device-based software with Internet-based storage and services, the cloud offers many benefits, including cost savings and efficiencies; choice and flexibility; access to greater computing power and the latest software and early access to new technologies.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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