The Emirates Telecommunication Group Company PJSC, branded trade name Etisalat, declared that it had joined the AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery Programme so that they can access AWS cloud service in a fast, private, and secure manner.

The collaboration listed above will help Etisalat customers in several ways. It will accelerate the adoption of AWS cloud solutions by using high-performance and secure direct connectivity. The programme will offer customers more choice in line with Etisalat’s multi-cloud strategy.

As an AWS Consulting Partner, Etisalat will help customers move quickly to the AWS cloud by offering high speed, dedicated connectivity, ensuring low-latency, consistent network experience, and robust security for customers. The features provided by Etisalat to the customers will lead to high-performance levels and availability.

Amazon Web Services provides scalable, flexible, and cost-effective cloud solutions to start-ups and global enterprises. And for the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS has introduced AWS Service Delivery Programme to help customers identify AWS Consulting Partners holding valid experience in delivering specific AWS services.

Salvador Anglada, Group Chief Business Officer, Etisalat, said, “We are proud to be partnering with AWS to become the first telco in the UAE to offer cutting edge cloud connectivity solutions to all our customers. Etisalat’s expertise with AWS services will help customers in building a hybrid cloud environment.”

Zubin Chagpar, Head of Middle East and Africa, Public Sector, AWS, said, “As a leading telco in the region, this creates more opportunities to help organisations in the UAE to accelerate their digital transformation by migrating critical applications even faster to AWS.”