VMware Announces Raya Data Center as Egypt’s first VMware Service
Cairo, Egypt, June 8, 2014 – In an event held at JW Marriot Mirage, VMware announced Raya Data Center as the first service provider in Egypt to join the vCloud Service Provider community. An affirmation of Raya Data Center’s vision to be the leading and sophisticated cloud computing provider in Egypt and the Middle East, the partnership is expected to provide organizations vCloud services and smart-enabled data center services portfolio, allowing them to take advantage of an innovative collaborative service to further differentiate their business with greater visibility and actionable insight.
The VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) was created to meet the needs of companies who offer cloud computing and hosted IT services to enterprise and SMB organizations. Through a product subscription model, VSPP allows Service Provider partners flexibility in offering virtualization solutions, applications and services to their customers.
“Raya Data Center is paving the way in offering the Egyptian market cloud solutions in virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure, storage, web hosting, PaaS and other areas, helping end-users define their own unique road map and direction to embrace the cloud,” said Hisham Fouad, VMware Egypt Country Manager.
Becoming part of one of the world’s largest cloud ecosystems by offering VMware vCloud services, Raya Data Center will present organizations a true cloud environment and deliver a robust, interoperable and enterprise-class cloud service that enables them to quickly and easily provision cloud resources or securely extend their internal virtualized infrastructure into the cloud. “Building on our partnership, we are pleased to work closely with VMware to help organizations realize the value of the cloud computing, which can remove traditional barriers to innovation, and help accelerate new application time-to- market, all while enhancing the relationship between IT and the business.” said Reem Asaad, CEO of Raya Data Center.