Injazat becomes the First Data Center in the UAE Awarded Certified Partner Status by SAP for Cloud and Hosting Services
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Injazat Data Systems, an industry recognized market leader for Information Technology Outsourcing, Data Center and Managed Services, today announced that it has become an SAP Certified Provider and Partner for both Cloud and Hosting Services. These two SAP certifications will enable further fostering of advanced and disruptive technologies, such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, further fuelling growth within the burgeoning IT sector in the UAE. This initiative will also contribute towards the UAE’s vision of becoming an advanced and world leading hub of technology.
Injazat operates the Middle East’s first Tier IV data centre and the partnership makes it the first and only such data centre in the UAE to provide official SAP Certified Cloud and Hosting Services. The accolade allows Injazat to offer a world class and economically viable solution for SAP hosting to businesses within the UAE and wider GCC. Both private and public entities can directly benefit from availing themselves of the services in the announcement, whilst improving operational efficiencies.
According to latest data published by Gartner, the public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow 18.1 percent in 2016 to total $864.2 million, and is poised to reach $1.42 billion by 2019.
“The SAP Certification for Cloud and Hosting Services further reinforces Injazat’s position in the UAE as a leading provider of IT solutions that enables tangible business benefits and effective, reliable and secure services and solutions for local organizations. I am proud to see the relationship with SAP continue to expand and strengthen, and in-turn supporting and sustaining the huge growth in business innovation and help further push the economic agenda of the country,” said Ibrahim Lari, CEO, Injazat Data Systems.
“Injazat is a long-standing strategic partner of SAP in the UAE and has a strong track record of delivering world-class IT solutions and services to a wide-range of businesses across the utilities, oil, manufacturing and technology sectors in the country, as well as government and healthcare. This certification for Cloud and Hosting Services demonstrates Injazat’s strengths and capabilities in delivering the infrastructure services that support SAP applications,” said Tayfun Topkoç, Managing Director, SAP UAE.
Injazat is a recognized SAP Partner and has previously been awarded SAP’s HANA Enterprise Cloud Premium Service Provider certification.
Injazat Data Systems, wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, launched its UAE private cloud data center with SAP in October 2015. The data center is designed to world-class standards to host SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud solutions and now further SAP Private Cloud and Hosting services.