Kalaam Telecom and Microsoft sign licensing agreement

24 August, 2016

Kalaam Telecom, the second largest telecommunications provider for corporate services in Bahrain and Microsoft corporation, the world’s leader in software and cloud solution provider have announced joint plans to deliver innovative software and cloud experiences to enterprises in Bahrain.

Mr. Veer Passi- CEO, Kalaam Telecom said “Kalaam can now offer a variety of cloud computing services such as Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) over its highly reliable, redundant and self-healing telecom services to have seamless connectivity to Microsoft Azure. This collaboration offers a variety of Microsoft services to enterprises; such as access to Microsoft software, third-party software, business transaction services, web hosting & streaming media services and line-of-business (LOB) applications.”

Mr. Srinivasan, Commercial head of Kalaam Telecom stated: “Enterprises from around the world are using the cloud in incredible ways to accelerate and transform their business. We are excited to be working closely with Microsoft to offer tremendous value addition to enterprises to run the entire business efficiently at less expense. As demonstrated by this partnership with Microsoft, Kalaam is seeking to build sustainable, long-term partnerships with global technology leaders, with the ultimate goal of providing tools and technology that helps to grow business without any limitations.

Sherif Tawfik, General Manager for Microsoft Bahrain and Oman said, “We are pleased to partner with Kalaam Telecom to provide Bahrain’s enterprises with Microsoft cloud computing services which have been designed to accelerate innovation across teams and skillsets, with integrated intelligence that powers business insights, leverages open and on-premises technologies, and provides industry-leading security.