ZainTech signs memorandum with Huawei to introduce new digital solutions and cloud services across various industries
United Arab Emirates, 1 March, 2022: ZainTech, a leading regional digital and ICT solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Huawei to enhance its digital and cloud services offerings across various industries in the region. The collaboration will boost ZainTech's technical innovation and provide superior customer experiences to its enterprise and government customers in verticals such as the oil & gas industry, 5G campus networks, Cloud, AI and Big Data, Cyber Security, SmartBus, Smart City solutions, and other advanced technologies.
A memorandum of understanding establishing the partnership was signed at the Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona in the presence of Andrew Hanna, CEO of ZainTech, An Jian, President of Carrier Network Business Group at Huawei Middle East, Rico Lin, CEO of Huawei Kuwait, along with other senior executives from both companies.
Within the scope of the memorandum, ZainTech and Huawei are setting up a joint team to explore opportunities for digital solutions development seeking to develop ZainTech's ecosystem partnerships, support specific digital solution customers, and find new avenues to monetize ZainTech’s various services. In addition, Huawei will share its expertise and best practices in public cloud, exploring new local cloud opportunities with ZainTech.
Andrew Hanna, CEO of ZainTech, said: "We believe this collaboration will create tangible solutions in multiple domains allowing ZainTech to offer unique services to our enterprise and government customers. Huawei is one of Zain's key strategic partners in digital solutions and emerging technologies and we will continue to foster this fruitful relationship to support ZainTech’s regional ambitions."
An Jian, President of Carrier Network Business Group at Huawei Middle East, noted: "Zain Group has invested heavily in upgrading its networks in all the markets it operates in, particularly in 5G. Zain is therefore well-positioned to leverage this robust ICT foundation to offer various digital services to enterprise and government customers—whether in the form of cloud services, smart city applications, or otherwise. Through this partnership with ZainTech, we are excited to further strengthen the growth of digital services across Zain markets and beyond."
ZainTech is the regional Digital & ICT solutions arm of Zain Group, unifying the Group’s ICT assets to offer a unique value proposition of comprehensive digital solutions and services under one roof.
The company is positioned to drive transformation of enterprise and government customers in the MENA region by providing a center of excellence and managed solutions, across the ICT stack including cloud, cybersecurity, big data, IoT, AI, smart cities, robotics & drones, and emerging technologies.
ZainTech leverages Zain’s global reach, unique regional footprint, and infrastructure across its operations in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq, and the United Arab Emirates as well as in other key markets in the Middle East.