Mowasalat (Karwa) selects MEEZA as its IT service provider to accelerate Innovation and Digital Transformation in the Transportation Segment

DOHA, QATAR, 26 SEPTEMBER 2022: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent managed IT services and solutions provider, has been selected by Mowasalat (Karwa), Qatar’s end-to-end transport solution provider, to accelerate its digital transformation and to become its key IT Services provider.

Under the agreement, Mowasalat (Karwa) will benefit from MEEZA’s experience in deploying IT services using its experienced Qatar-based teams, standards-driven processes and world-class technology.

As part of this partnership, MEEZA will provide Mowasalat (Karwa) with improved reliability and scalable technology platforms at economies of scale. MEEZA brings the benefits of enterprise technology to large-scale organizations combined with personalized high-quality local customer service.

Speaking about the collaboration, Mr. Mohsin Nasser Al-Marri, MEEZA Chief Operations Officer, said: “MEEZA is delighted to be considered by Mowasalat (Karwa) as it its Managed IT Services provider and to establish a long-term relationship. Our focus is to provide guaranteed uptime required by complex operational environments such as Mowasalat (Karwa) who is leading the road transportation scene across the State of Qatar. MEEZA’s investment in cutting-edge services’ portfolio enables us to deliver flexibility and scalability to our clients and to create an ambitious advanced digital infrastructure, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and in addressing the specific requirements of Mowasalat (Karwa) by providing the best solution for the company.

We take great pride in this partnership as it is aligned with the country’s objectives to digitalize the economy is yet another testament to our keenness to foster strong collaboration with various organizations in Qatar.”

Mowasalat (Karwa)’s CAO, Mr. Ahmed Abdulrahman Al Muftah said: “At Mowasalat (Karwa), our vision is to link the greater community in Qatar with innovative and technologically advanced methods of transportation. We always look for ways to improve our operational procedures and improve our services for the benefit of our staff and the public we serve.

This partnership between Mowasalat (Karwa) and MEEZA is a step forward in making our IT services protected, adaptable, and coherent. Our partnership will also bring in enormous prospects of knowledge exchange between Mowasalat (Karwa) and MEEZA teams to introduce technologically advanced and innovative digital solutions and provide a world-class road transport experience to our customers”.

 

About Mowasalat (Karwa):

Mowasalat (Karwa) is the national road transport provider of Qatar, connecting the community through agile road transport solutions, safely and sustainability. Mowasalat

(Karwa) operates the largest fleet of technologically advanced public buses and taxis in Qatar, a considerable portion of which are hybrid and electric vehicles with negligible environmental footprint. It plays a crucial part in Qatar’s road to zero-emission public transport by 2030. 

MEEZA and QDB sign partnership agreement to advance Qatar’s FinTech ecosystem

DOHA, Qatar, 20 September 2022: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider and Qatar Development Bank (QDB) have signed a partnership agreement with the aim of contributing to the advancement of the FinTech industry in the State of Qatar.

Through the partnership, MEEZA and QDB, through Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH) – a QDB incubator – intend to collaborate on joint initiatives relating to the FinTech industry and foster a strong relationship as part of efforts to build a reliable FinTech ecosystem in Qatar.

To bolster the collaboration, MEEZA and QDB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enable QFTH to explore further opportunities with MEEZA in the form of joint projects, and the two parties will cooperate with each other in areas of mutual interest, organise and supervise joint events that achieve the objectives of each party.

The agreement will also enable QFTH to seek input and opinions from MEEZA on matters relating to the technology industry and invite MEEZA to participate in relevant events.

Speaking about the collaboration, Eng. Ahmad Al-Muslemani, Chief Executive Officer, MEEZA, said: It’s a great privilege to collaborate with Qatar FinTech Hub in order to enhance Qatar’s Fintech landscape. We believe that this Memorandum of Understanding will benefit not only our two organisations but also key players and stakeholders in the sector.  This collaboration demonstrates our commitment to fostering well-established partnerships with various organisations in Qatar. We look forward to fruitful implementation of the terms of the agreement for the advancement of Qatar’s economic outlook and in achieving the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030 and support to the Qatar Digital Transformation Journey.” outcome-based learning environment that offers our students an insight into the types of environments they can expect to enter after graduation.”

Mr. Abdulrahman Hesham Al-Sowaidi, Acting CEO, Qatar Development Bank, said: “Qatar Development Bank always supports efforts that will propel economic growth in Qatar. This Memorandum of Understanding with MEEZA is another step towards creating an empowering environment for experts to share experience and collaborate on financial technology services, further enabling us to build a robust and dynamic FinTech ecosystem in Qatar.”

Qatar FinTech Hub is a global FinTech Hub with the purpose of supporting the development of the FinTech industry in Qatar. QFTH work to facilitate collaboration among the participants and stakeholders of the FinTech ecosystem and to develop meaningful local and global relationships that will advance FinTech vision. The Qatar FinTech Hub represents a range of stakeholders in the industry from early stage FinTech companies to large financial services companies and relevant service providers.

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, is an established end-to-end Managed IT services and solutions provider based in Qatar with the mission of becoming the leading provider in the Middle East and North Africa. MEEZA is helping accelerate the growth of Qatar and the region through the provision of world-class Managed IT Services and Solutions.

MEEZA continues celebrating multiple achievements as Cisco partner

MEEZA receives Cisco’s ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ award in Qatar

  • MEEZA maintains Cisco Gold Integrator Partner certification for 2022-2023
  • MEEZA achieves its sixth Cisco specialization in ‘Customer Experience’

DOHA, Qatar, 5 July, 2022: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent Managed and Cloud IT services and solutions provider, has received multiple recognitions from Cisco for its expanded activities and competence in the public sector in Qatar, being awarded as Cisco’s ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ in Qatar, achieving ‘Cisco Gold Integrator Partner’ certification for 2022-2023, and ‘Customer Experience Specialization’.

MEEZA was awarded as ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ in Qatar by Cisco on the Comstor and Cisco Partner Day in acknowledgement of its expansion and performance in the public government sector.

MEEZA passed the audit and maintained the Cisco Gold Integrator Partner’ certification for 2022-2023.  The company met all personnel, specialization and support requirements and has demonstrated that it is qualified to sell, install and support Cisco Solutions in the Gulf region.

MEEZA has also achieved its sixth specialization – ‘Customer Experience Specialization’ – from Cisco, a new mandate for MEEZA to maintain the Cisco Gold Integrator Partner Level.

Commenting on the achievements, MEEZA CEO Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al-Muslemani said, “These recognitions embody our continued managed IT market leadership position and trust in MEEZA expertise and capabilities as a major provider in Qatar and the region. Our partnership with Cisco keeps expanding year after year based on mutual trust and exchange of experiences to ensure that our clients receive the best services that are on par with international standard.

“We are happy to receive these recognitions from Cisco, a globally renowned leader in IT and networking. This is an exciting time for us to further prove our competence as the preferred and reliable Qatari IT service provider.”

Hasan Khan, General Manager, Cisco Qatar, said: “We are always proud of MEEZA’s performance in the public domain and its capabilities to deliver excellent services to customers. These recognitions build on the previous accolades MEEZA has received for its professional approach to service delivery. MEEZA has proven its capabilities to assist companies to achieve their digital transformation goals.”

These recognitions followed the previous achievement of Cisco’s Gold Service Integrator and Gold Service Provider certificate.

MEEZA is a well-established managed IT service provider in Qatar with extensive skill set in managing complex environments, full understanding of country regulations and backed by government agreements and strategic partnerships.

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation venture, is centered on a mission and vision to enable, support, and drive sustainable development in Qatar’s information technology sector in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. It offers scalable, highly available and resilient cloud services that are used to improve customer engagement, facilitate the transformation of products and services, and empower businesses.

MEEZA is a fast-growing player in cloud computing services, both in regional and international markets. It continues to innovate and offer cost-effective IT solutions and services to help its clients focus on their core business

MEEZA signed a partnership MOU with Blockchain Research Institute Middle East (BRIME) during the Blockchain Revolution Summit Qatar 2022

DOHA, Qatar, MAY 26, 2022: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider, has announced the signing of Partnership MOU with Blockchain Research Institute Middle East (BRIME) during the Blockchain Revolution Summit Qatar 2022, which took place at The St. Regis Doha on May 26, 2022.

The Blockchain Revolution Summit Qatar 2022 bring together top industry leaders, academics, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and researchers to join the blockchain ecosystem and learn, network, innovate and strategise to maximise their technology investments. The summit is aimed at increasing the level of awareness and understanding of blockchain technologies.

Organised by the Blockchain Research Institute Middle East (BRIME), and sponsopred by MEEZA as Platinum sponsor, the Summit highlighted opportunities to create industry solution frameworks and guidelines, leveraging blockchain technologies to secure data, reduce costs, improve timelines and eliminate disputes in any given process.

At the event, Mr. Fadi Nasser, Chief Commercial Officer, MEEZA, joined by other experts across the region in a panel discussion titled ‘The current Blockchain status and regulations in Qatar and the region’.

During the Summit, MEEZA and the Blockchain Research Institute Middle East (BRIME) signed a partnership Memorandum of Understanding aimed to change the blockchain status in Qatar through advancing the research and development process of designing and developing a governed blockchain network.

The MoU aimed at building important skills to work with blockchain technologies through education and training; exposure and participation in the development processes; and evaluating the needed resources to develop and operate blockchain solutions.

Under the agreement, MEEZA and the Blockchain Research Institute Middle East will also join hands to build a local hybrid blockchain network to provide blockchain resources in the country and open the door for developing many blockchain applications.

The two parties will also collaborate to provide a local blockchain network that abides by the national regulations, policies and standards.

The project will put Qatar among the first countries in the region to have a blockchain network on a large scale and open new business opportunities and models to the project partners and to the local market.

Through the collaboration, the blockchain network will be led and governed by a governing council of highly diversified organisations. Each Council member will be committed to blockchain network maintenance, decentralisation and innovation. The members will be owning and running a blockchain node on their choice of hosting resources.

The rights and roles of the members will be shared early in the project.

Commenting on MEEZA’s sponsorship and participation in the event, Mr. Faisal Al-Kuwari, MEEZA’s Chief Technology Officer said: “We are proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Blockchain Revolution Summit Qatar 2022, an event that will foster synergy in promoting better understanding and awareness of blockchain technologies not only in Qatar but across the Middle East region. The Summit provide a platform for industry leaders and expert share ideas and experiences on how to benefit from blockchain technologies to enhance industry performance in this fast-pacing technology-driven world.”

Mr. Faisal Al-Kuwari added, “We will also sign a significant Memorandum of Understanding with the Blockchain Research Institute Middle East to engender a strong collaboration that will revolutionise the blockchain industry in Qatar and serve as an example for other countries to follow. We look forward to having fruitful outcomes that will benefit all stakeholders in the industry.”

Ms. Aline Daoud, Blockchain Research Institute Middle East Managing Partner, said: “We are excited to have MEEZA as the Platinum Sponsor of the Blockchain Revolution Summit Qatar 2022. MEEZA is always committed to supporting efforts that contribute to knowledge sharing and skill enhancement that will benefit key players in various sectors. We are also pleased to be signing a landmark partnership agreement with MEEZA to further promote capacity building in blockchain technologies and create a formidable network of local experts.”

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation venture, is centred on a mission and vision to enable, support, and drive sustainable development in Qatar’s information technology sector in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. It offers scalable, highly available and resilient cloud services that are used to improve customer engagement, facilitate the transformation of products and services, and empower businesses.

MEEZA is a fast-growing player in cloud computing services, both in regional and international markets. It continues to innovate and offer cost-effective IT solutions and services to help its clients focus on their core business

MEEZA wins Cloud Solution of the Year Award at Qatar Digital Business Awards

Second QDBA award for Qatar’s leading Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider

Doha, Qatar, 31 March 2022: In a move that reinforces MEEZA’s reputation as Qatar’s leading Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider, MEEZA has won the award for ‘Cloud Solution of the Year’ at the Qatar Digital Business Awards (QDBA).

Under the patronage of His Excellency Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, this year’s Qatar Digital Business Awards 2021 took place at a gala dinner hosted during the recent Smart City Expo Doha 2022 and organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

The winning project, M-VAULT 4 was launched to contribute to the acceleration of Qatar’s digital transformation agenda and to enhance Qatar’s position as a regional and global centre of cloud data, Also it provides the largest Information Technology (IT) capacity of any data center building in the country, which will improve the level of IT services in the region and the world The award recognises MEEZA’s success in not only providing cloud-based solutions, services and infrastructure to power Qatar’s digital transformation but also reaching the highest industry standards by obtaining CISCO Gold Service Integrator standard, and four Microsoft Gold certifications.

To win the Cloud Solution of the Year 2021 award, ISO-certified MEEZA needed to demonstrate that its solutions for managing and monitoring applications, data and services residing in the cloud were efficient, innovative, secure and meet the needs of customers working in rapidly changing sectors.

In its seventh year, the prestigious Qatar Digital Business Awards celebrates and honors the companies and entrepreneurs who are driving the growth of Qatar’s digital sector.

For the Qatar Digital Business Awards 2021, 33 small and medium-sized enterprises were recognized after a record number of nominations were reviewed by a jury representing industry experts, university professors and government officials.

Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al-Muslemani, CEO of MEEZA commented: “MEEZA is delighted to receive the prestigious Cloud Solution of the Year award for our cloud-based services that meet our customers’ needs and demands for the best quality solutions. Our priority is for MEEZA to contribute to the progress of Qatar’s IT sector, while our focus remains on the requirements of our customers and the digital transformation of the state of Qatar.”

“We thank the Qatar Digital Business Awards and applaud their decision to recognize MEEZA for the innovation, excellence and security of our cloud solutions.

To learn more about MEEZA’s award-winning Managed IT Services and Solutions, visit www.meeza.net

MEEZA announces Gold Sponsorship of Smart City Expo Doha 2022

MEEZA’s leading experts share insights on the needs of the modern-day ever-evolving smart cities

DOHA, Qatar, MARCH 29, 2022: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider, has announced it is a Gold Sponsor of the Smart City Expo Doha 2022, held today and tomorrow at Msheireb Downtown Doha.

Smart City Expo Doha 2022 is a global platform dedicated to discussing, tackling and solving the challenges facing the cities of tomorrow, with the aims of introducing innovative technology that will contribute to improving the lives of citizens, residents and visitors through achieving social inclusion, sustainability and empowerment.

Under the patronage of HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)  the leading Smart City Expo Doha 2022 in partnership with Fira Barcelona. Smart City Expo Doha brings together experts from around the globe to share ideas and solutions on how to create a better, more sustainable future for cities and their citizens.

The event, to be held under the theme ‘Sustaining a future of resilience’, brings together more than 2,500 visitors, over 70 prominent guest speakers, sustainability experts and policymakers, as well as 40 sponsors and exhibitors from 20 countries around the world.

During the event, MEEZA is showcasing its cutting-edge Smart Technologies and advanced expertise in building Smart Cities. MEEZA’s experience in the field includes supporting and helping build the technological infrastructure for a number of leading projects in Qatar.

Mr. Faisal Al-Kuwari, Chief Technology Officer, MEEZA, is participating in a session titled ‘A World of Data: Start-up Solutions Making Use of Urban Data’ while Mr. Fadi Nasser, Chief Commercial Officer, MEEZA, is taking part in a Solution Talk titled ‘Urban infrastructures: Digitalisation and innovation for Enhancing Smart Cities’ to share MEEZA’s insights into the current needs of the modern-day ever-evolving smart cities.

Commenting on MEEZA’s sponsorship and participation in the event, Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al-Muslemani, MEEZA CEO, said: “We are extremely honoured to be a Gold Sponsor of Smart City Expo Doha 2022 as part of our responsibility to support Qatar’s vision of building a better technology-driven future. MEEZA is committed to supporting Qatar’s unwavering efforts to transition seamlessly to a knowledge-based economy with a focus on innovative ideas and advanced technology that guarantee a sustainable environment for the future generations without compromising the country’s rich cultural heritage and identity.”

He added, “We believe that our participation in the Smart City Expo Doha 2022 provides an opportunity to leverage on our continuous efforts to bring MEEZA brand to the world by sharing our experience with global target markets. We are proud to be working with Qatar, especially the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, to create an ambitious advanced digital infrastructure, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.”

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation venture, is centered on a mission and vision to enable, support, and drive sustainable development in Qatar’s information technology sector in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. It offers scalable, highly available and resilient cloud services that are used to improve customer engagement, facilitate the transformation of products and services, and empower businesses.

MEEZA is a fast-growing player in cloud computing services, both in the regional and international markets. The company continues to innovate and offer cost-effective IT solutions and services to help its clients focus on their core business.

MEEZA Has Earned the Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure Advanced Specialization

Doha, Qatar30 January 2022 – MEEZA, Qatar’s pioneering managed IT services and solutions provider, today announced it has earned the Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure advanced specialization, a validation of a solution partner’s deep knowledge, extensive experience and expertise in migrating Windows Server and SQL Server-based workloads to Azure.

Only partners that meet stringent criteria around customer success and staff skilling, as well as pass a third-party audit of their migration practices, are able to earn the Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Azure advanced specialization.

As companies look to modernize their applications and take full advantage of the benefits that cloud computing can deliver, and with the recent end-of-support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2, they are looking for a partner with advanced skills to assess, plan, and migrate their existing workloads to the cloud.

A further recognition of MEEZA’s capabilities, this acknowledgment comes just six months after the company was awarded four Gold Certifications by Microsoft – for its Cloud Platform, Application Development, Application Integration and Data Centre offerings – thereby achieving Microsoft Gold Partner status.

Commenting on the announcement, Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al-Muslemani, CEO of MEEZA, said: “we are very proud of achieving this milestone, Earning Advanced specialisation in Microsoft Azure Migration emphasizes MEEZA’s continuous pursuit of world-class services for the many clients who put their trust in MEEZA.”

Rodney Clark, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief at Microsoft, added: “The Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure advanced specialization highlights the partners who can be viewed as most capable when it comes to migrating Windows-based workloads over to Azure. MEEZA clearly demonstrated that they have both the skills and the experience to offer clients a path to successful migration so that they can start enjoying the benefits of being in the cloud.”

MEEZA Reveals the Launch of its 4th M-VAULT 4 Data Center Building in Concurrence with its 13th Anniversary Celebrations

Doha, Qatar – 27 November 2021: His Excellency Mohammed bin Ali Al-Mannai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology launched the 4th data center building of MEEZA “M-VAULT 4”, leading Managed IT Services and Solutions provider. The new data centre building hosts Microsoft Cloud data centre region offering cloud services to customers in Qatar, the region, and the world.

The new data center building M-VAULT 4 was launched during an official ceremony that was attended by high-level attendees; His Excellency Mohammed bin Ali Al-Mannai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Sheikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al-Thani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of MEEZA and Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Qatar, and Lana Khalaf, the Microsoft Qatar Country Manager.

The newly launched M-VAULT 4 data center building, will further contribute to the acceleration of Qatar’s digital transformation agenda and support a smarter, more technologically advanced economy. The new building is considered the biggest data center building in Qatar and has been built in line with the highest international standards and provides the largest Information Technology (IT) capacity of any data center building in the country. As such, it enhances Qatar’s position as a regional and global centre of cloud data and improves the level of IT services in the region and the world. Moreover, the launch of the Microsoft data center hosted in M-VAULT 4 data center building will play an instrumental role in supporting smart solutions that contribute to supporting the path of transformation and growth for various vital fields and economic sectors, including healthcare, scientific research, artificial intelligence, education, energy as well as managing and organising major sporting events, amongst others.

On this occasion, His Excellency Mohammed bin Ali Al-Mannai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, commented:

“We are pleased to launch the M-VAULT 4 data center. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to MEEZA for their efforts in bringing this data center building to completion, which will contribute to providing more cloud hosting services and is considered a new important milestone in Qatar Azure Region journey that we have embarked on in partnership with Microsoft. Also pleased to see the tremendous progress since the announcement, and we can confidently say we are in the last mile of execution. Organizations in Qatar and region will soon be able to benefit from the innovative solutions provided by Qatar Azure cloud region,  that keep pace with the development of the era and drive growth”.

In the same context, His Excellency added

“The center will promote technological development and digital transformation in the State of Qatar and will improve investment opportunities at different local sectors. Therefore, contribute to achieving the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030; providing a world-class infrastructural backbone and a knowledge-based economy that contributes to diversifying the national economy”.

For his part, Engineer Ahmad Abdulla AL-Muslemani, Chief Executive Officer of MEEZA, said:

“We are very pleased to inaugurate the new data center building M-VAULT 4, the fourth to be introduced on MEEZA’s list of data centers and data center buildings. An outstanding milestone to be added to our accomplishments, especially in that its implementation and delivery has been achieved as per initial plans despite the great challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic. This building will contribute to strengthening our technological infrastructure that is necessary to enhance the level of cloud services in Qatar and compete with a global market”.

In the same context, he added:

“At MEEZA, we do not accept anything less than excellence which is why we always strive to adopt the highest standards of international practices and offer state-of-the-art services and distinguished hosting solutions to our customers, who can benefit from the highest rates of compliance, availability, and cybersecurity. Moreover, this step paves the way towards new promising prospects for the exchange of information, ideas, and technological development, whilst playing a pivotal role in Qatar’s digital transformation. Managing the technological production and boosting the domestic public product through this sector allows us to support the country’s attempts to achieve a knowledge economy in accordance with the fundamental pillars of the Qatar National Vision 2030.”

Lana Khalaf, Country Manager at Microsoft Qatar, congratulated MEEZA on their 13th year anniversary and the inauguration of their 4th data centre building, saying: Congratulations to MEEZA on this important milestone and exemplary execution towards Qatar Azure region. We’re proud to partner with the State of Qatar and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to bring the power of the Microsoft Cloud to customers in Qatar and the surrounding region in the most sustainable way. It’s a further example of Microsoft’s commitment to the economic growth and digital transformation of customers in the region by making Azure more readily available and help position Qatar as a digital hub for years to come”.

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, delivers end-to-end managed IT and cloud services that are distinguishable by their high levels of availability and capabilities to provide the best technological solutions to customers, facilitate the transformation of products and services, and empower companies. MEEZA owns four globally rated Tier III certified data centers offering a guaranteed uptime of 99.98%. MEEZA’s data centers are designed with the strictest international standards enabling companies to benefit from greater efficiency rates while reducing risk. MEEZA’s state-of-the-art data center M-VAULT 2 has been certified as LEED Platinum, while the M-VAULT 3 is LEED Gold certified.

MEEZA achieves Gold Partner status in HPE Partner Ready for Service Providers program

Doha, Qatar –15September 2021 – MEEZA, Qatar’s pioneering managed IT services centre, has achieved Gold partner status in the ‘HPE Partner Ready for Service Providers’’ program, MEEZA is the only certified Service Provider partner for HPE in Qatar today, and one of only 140 partners who have reached the highest, Gold Service Provider partner status, globally, As such, Meeza will be endorsed as an official HPE Gold Service Provider partner to HPE customers and partners.  joining over 400 leading service providers around the world to deliver Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s innovative solutions for managed and cloud-based services.

The HPE Partner Ready Program brings together leading service providers from around the world for hosting, managed, and cloud-based services that meet their customers’ most stringent business needs. Partners are able to leverage HPE technologies and services to meet business SLAs, while delivering strategic business benefits like reduced operating costs.

Pursuant to this, MEEZA will build a business and market plan to promote its joint offering with HPE to customers using digital and local presence. The new partner status with HPE will enable MEEZA customers to benefit from improved asset protection, better business agility, and optimized operating efficiency.

Commenting on this achievement, Mr. Faisal Al-Kuwari, MEEZA CTO said:

“MEEZA is a proud Gold partner of Hewlett Packard Enterprises. This status bears testament to MEEZA’s state-of-the-art technology and industry-leading services that are continuously evolved to match the changing needs of our customers and holding true to our mission of becoming the leading Managed IT Services & Solutions provider in the Middle East and North Africa.”

On the news of the Gold partner program status, Mr.Hani Salameh, Country Sales Lead, HPE Qatar said:

“We are thrilled to have MEEZA joining our partner ecosystem in Qatar as the first Gold Service Provider in the country. MEEZA brings rich services offerings and has a credible team providing valuable advice and insight to resolve business challenges and drive outcomes. Together we aim to extend the best in class services to customers in Qatar and accelerate their digital transformation in this fast-changing market.”

Ms. Anna Nieminen, Service Provider Sales lead for UK, Irland, Middle East and South Africa Region also commented on the new partner status:

“As the latest Gold Service Provider partner, MEEZA now benefits from HPE service provider-ready solutions, services, flexible business models, and a bespoke go-to-market partnership. HPE is committed to innovating new solutions and enabling mutual growth with our partners to solve our customer’s biggest business problems.  Together Meeza and HPE can offer customers the latest edge-to-cloud solutions and services that unlock value from their data and deliver business outcomes.”

A prominent Managed IT service provider in Qatar, MEEZA leads the industry with its Tier III certified Data Centre Services, Cloud Services, and IT Security Services. The provider offers an extensive skill set to its clients in managing complex digital environments that is backed by government agreements and strategic partnerships, guaranteeing the highest standards for its clients.

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation venture, is committed to accelerating the digital growth of Qatar through the provision of world-class Managed IT Services and Solutions. Through its recently awarded gold status as a Microsoft Partner and cost-effective IT solutions and services, MEEZA continues to be instrumental in shaping digital transformations for businesses, start-ups and government organizations, taking the country closer to achieving the objectives outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030.

MEEZA attains for its First time 4 Microsoft Gold certifications

Doha, Qatar –13 June 2021 – MEEZA, Qatar’s pioneering Managed IT services and solutions provider, has been awarded 4 Gold certifications in the domains of Cloud Platform, Application Development, Application integration and Data Centre offerings hence achieving the Gold Partner status by Microsoft. The enhanced partnership status recognizes MEEZA’s outstanding efforts in bringing to market best-of-breed skills and services as it aligns closely with its top-tier strategic partners across its vast ecosystem. Furthermore, such an achievement validates MEEZA’s continued support for the Government’s “Cloud First” directives and once again positions MEEZA as one of the most mature Cloud partners, across the region, for clients ready to be digitally transformed and make the journey into Cloud computing.

MEEZA is an established Microsoft partner and a Tier-1 Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider. The new partnership status reaffirms MEEZA’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards for its clients through its provision of Managed IT and Microsoft products and services.

Under the Gold Partnership status, MEEZA will deliver and operate faster infrastructure and software services with continuous improvement by having access to the latest Microsoft technologies and services. The new status leverages MEEZA’s unique integration and operation capacity for applications and solutions across the Microsoft ecosystem as well as its offering of flexible, scalable, and cost-effective data centre solutions. This will allow MEEZA to continue to meet the growing demands for infrastructure and software development as a service (SaaS) by tapping into the expansive feature list of the global Microsoft Azure Cloud while locally hosted in Qatar’s data centres.

Commenting on the collaboration, Eng. Ahmad Abdulla Al-Muslemani, CEO of MEEZA added:

“We are pleased to join Microsoft as a Gold Partner. This accolade falls in line with MEEZA’s continuous pursuit of only the best-in-class services for our clients that are at par with the highest available international standards. Under this collaboration, our clients can expect enhanced capabilities, and even faster services, as their trusted Managed IT Services provider.”

Ms. Lana Khalaf, Country Manager at Microsoft Qatar stated:
“We would like to congratulate MEEZA for achieving Microsoft Gold competency in the domains of Cloud Platform, Application Development, Application integration and Data Centre. This demonstrates MEEZA’s commitment and capabilities to support customers’ adoption of Microsoft cloud technologies and empower their digital transformation to drive innovative solutions and deliver successful business outcomes.”

The new partnership status runs in parallel to the ongoing certification awards across a variety of domains. These span SharePoint solutions, Microsoft Exchange solutions, security compliance and regulations advisory, cloud productivity and Dynamics 365 small and midmarket cloud solutions.

MEEZA’s gold status as a Microsoft Partner will further augment its offerings that currently include Managed IT services, Tier III certified Data Centre Services, Cloud Services, and IT Security Service. The company’s cost-effective IT solutions and services have been instrumental in shaping digital transformations for local start-ups and government organizations in achieving the objectives outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030.

MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, aims to accelerate the growth of the country and the region through the provision of world-class Managed IT Services and Solutions geared at channelling local capabilities and providing support that mark Qatar’s transition to a knowledge-based society.