Digital Security Mobilink News Jazz to provide cloud services in partnership with VMware – Djazz Data Park, the largest ICT Data Center in Pakistan By Press Release Posted on August 24, 2019 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Jazz has announced to offer the country’s largest cloud platform to fast-track the digital transformation of enterprises looking to tap into the global economy Jazz Business has signed a partnership with VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software. The partnership will enable Jazz to provide current and prospective customers with the country’s largest seamless cloud platform that will catalyze future-forward innovations in an increasingly digitalized global economy. The partnership, in alignment with the National Digital Pakistan initiative, will hasten the digitalization and transformation of businesses. Facilitating access to VMware’s cutting-edge cloud solutions, Jazz will offer businesses access to cost effective, reliable and locally hosted cloud. This shall include Virtual Machines, storage and auxiliary services all on an intuitive and modern user interface. The Largest ICT Data Center in Pakistan All these best-in-class services will be provided through a purpose built cloud platform called Djazz Data Park, which is the largest ICT Data Center in Pakistan. The 300+rack, 3MW facility is built on international standards of power usage effectiveness. Backed by Jazz’s countrywide mobile network, Jazz Business’s vision is to pave the way towards a connected world by providing innovative, ﬁne-tuned business applications and intelligent digital solutions. Helping businesses – from startups, SMEs and large enterprises – operate more efficiently, collaborate more effectively, and connect better with their customers, Jazz Business aims at enabling business growth. Press Statements Paul W. Jones, US Ambassador to Pakistan, said at the signing ceremony: “This terrific new partnership comes right after President Trump and Prime Minister Khan committed us to developing the business ties between our countries, during the Prime Minister’s visit to Washington. There are lots of win-win opportunities for greater private sector collaboration, like this one we are celebrating today,” Syed Ali Naseer, Chief Corporate & Enterprise Officer at Jazz, stated: “This strategic venture with VMware allows on-demand delivery of computing power, database, storage, applications, and other IT resources via the internet. Now we can shift focus towards our business customers by leveraging on our strengths in mobile and digital technologies to provide 360 solutions to companies, which shall assist them in minimizing up-front IT infrastructure costs and ensure improved manageability and less maintenance.” He stated further: “Together we will accelerate our evolution and deepen engagement with startups, ecommerce companies and large organizations, while driving economic growth and adding jobs through new data centers.” Ahsan Khan, Country Manager – Pakistan, VMware, said: “The availability of VMware’s industry leading cloud solutions will accelerate the digital transformation of Pakistani enterprises, providing a strong impetus for the country’s growing digital economy. As the government, ICT providers and organizations rally together to develop the country’s digital capabilities through initiatives like Digital Pakistan, VMware stands ready to support the digitalization of Pakistan’s digital economy. Our partnership with Jazz will not only inspire and supercharge next-generation innovation among local enterprises, but also open the door for them to be part of the global digital economy,” About VMware VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, this year VMware celebrates twenty years of breakthrough innovation benefiting business and society. For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html.