Doha, Qatar- 30 October 2019: Vodafone Qatar and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two companies collaborate to provide enterprises and government in the State of Qatar with advanced ICT solutions.
The agreement was signed on the sidelines of QITCOM 2019, the largest information and communications showcase in Qatar, by Vodafone Qatar’s Chief Operating Officer, Diego Camberos and Ashraf Arafeh, Hewlett Packard Qatar, Managing Director
The MOU between the parties states that Vodafone Qatar and HPE will jointly draw up an innovation roadmap for government and enterprises to transition from traditional technology platforms to futuristic services. Moreover, Vodafone Qatar will work with HPE to launch cloud services for mission critical applications and business continuity services for customers in Qatar. Vodafone Qatar also joins the HPE Partner Ready Service Provider program as a Gold partner for Qatar.
Commenting on the agreement Vodafone Qatar’s Chief Operating Officer, Diego Camberos said: “By working shoulder to shoulder with many of the country’s most significant organisations and entities, we intimately understand the power and potential of technological innovation and disruption. Our business exists to help connect the ideas of today with the technologies of tomorrow. Our partnership with HPE comes as part of our commitment to turn Qatar into one of the world’s most advanced and digitally connected countries.”
From his end, Ashraf Arafeh, Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Qatar said: “Our partnership with Vodafone allows us to showcase disruptive technologies and offer a glimpse of HPE’s leading technologies, and solutions, to redefine enterprise experiences and drive smarter, hyper-efficient enterprise operations. HPE makes IT environments more efficient, productive and secure, enabling fast, flexible responses to a rapidly changing competitive landscape. We aspire to contribute to Qatar’s vision of a smart and safe country, by enabling organizations to act quickly on ideas by delivering infrastructure that can be easily composed and recomposed to meet shifting demands, so they can lead in today’s marketplace of disruptive innovation.”
About Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C
Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. ("Vodafone Qatar") provides a comprehensive range of services including voice, messaging, data, fixed communications, IoT and ICT managed services in the State of Qatar, for both consumers and businesses alike. The Company commenced commercial operations in 2009 and has 1.7 million customers as of 30 September 2019. Its state-of-the-art network infrastructure is expanding to cover key locations in the country with fibre connectivity and 5G, along with an extensive digital ecosystem, which will contribute to Qatar's continued growth and prosperity. Vodafone Qatar’s vision is deeply rooted in its mission to connect today’s ideas with the technologies of tomorrow by pioneering digital innovation and becoming people’s first choice in telecom and digital services. Please visit www.vodafone.qa for more details.
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About Hewletit Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a global technology leader focused on developing intelligent solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze and act upon data seamlessly from edge to cloud. HPE enables customers to accelerate business outcomes by driving new business models, creating new customer and employee experiences, and increasing operational efficiency today and into the future.
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