Nutanix has deepened its relationship with Saudi Business Machines (SBM), an IT solution provider in Saudi Arabia, by signing the company as a ‘Cloud Champion,’ according to a company statement.
The two companies will work closely together in providing Nutanix’s hyperconverged infrastructure solutions to enterprises in the Kingdom looking to embrace the power of cloud computing, as per the announcement.
Speaking about the partnership, Mr. Saeed Nader, Channel Sales Manager – Saudi Arabia & Bahrain at Nutanix said, “As a leader in enterprise cloud computing, we see our company and our partners playing a very important role in helping Saudi organizations transition to the cloud. SBM has been a Nutanix partner for a few years now and has been providing IT system integration solutions of incomparable quality and outstanding value to customers. By attaining Nutanix’s ‘Cloud Champion’ status, we believe the company has the capabilities and technical expertise to delight even more customers in the Kingdom, further enable community development and prosperity and empower the economy with innovation and creativity.”
‘Cloud Champion’ is the highest level of collaboration obtained by a Nutanix partner after completing several sales, technical, and service delivery certifications throughout the vendor’s complete portfolio. The two companies will work together to create targeted use case specialisations in areas such as End User Computing, DevOps, and Multi-Cloud.
“We are constantly looking to form alliances with best-of-breed technology vendors that share our vision. In the cloud computing space, Nutanix is a pioneer, with a single-minded focus on ‘making clouds invisible and freeing customers to focus on their business outcomes’. This is something that resonates very strongly with our company. We believe that with the power of Nutanix’s solutions, we are now well positioned to serve the digital transformation technology needs of enterprises in Saudi,” said Mr. Hassona Al Quraan, VP – Infrastructure & Network Technology at SBM.
Nutanix will help SBM build and qualify its workforce to deliver design, configuration, and support services. Nutanix will hold monthly training and enablement events for online certifications, product upgrades, and hands-on workshops. SBM technical and sales personnel will have access to the numerous tools and resources provided by Nutanix Elevate (program). Nutanix will also make experienced personnel available to help the partner in executing its Nutanix possibilities.