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UAE telecom group du seals Wipro partnership deal

July 4, 2021

UAE-based du, a unit of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company has signed an agreement with Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company based in India, for the launch of their new multi-cloud platform.

As per the deal, Wipro will help du deliver market-leading multi-cloud management and migration capabilities through this platform, which aligns with their aims to simplify and accelerate digital transformation and cloud adoption across the UAE.

The partnership will enable organizations to minimize risks and maximize return on investment for migration and management across multi-cloud environments.

Chief New Business and Innovation Officer Farid Faraidooni said: 'In the multi-cloud era, eradicating digital infrastructure complexities and ensuring clients realise their transformation aspirations are topmost priorities for du. Infrastructure management and digital initiatives are imperative sustainability components, and we will ensure our clients benefit from productivity and efficiency in both these areas alongside Wipro.'

Through this multi-cloud platform, du and Wipro will help organizations reimagine their infrastructure, create new cost efficiencies, and deliver compliant, trusted, and secure solutions.

It will act as a “single pane of glass” that will help clients completely manage their cloud estate.

'This partnership with Wipro will provide a wide range of management services across the multiple cloud environments. It will address client requirements through our unified management user interface and bridge tehnologies across organisations to integrate solutions for driving transformation projects across the UAE,' he added.

Sanjeev Tayal, VP and Business Head (Middle East) Wipro said: 'We are delighted to partner with du and help our clients succeed in their digital transformation journey. The multi-cloud platform instilled with transformative capabilities, outline our shared vision for the future.'

'Enterprises across UAE are increasingly engaging in activities geared towards digital transformation, and Wipro is committed to accelerating their digital innovation and contribute to UAE’s digital transformation plan, stated Tayal.

'Simplified multi-cloud migration and management are essential to every digital agenda, and we look forward to supporting enterprises with du through the Multi-Cloud Platform,' he added.