Sun expands reach in Saudi Arabia
e-Enterprises (e2), a subsidiary of Emirates Computers and Alesayi Communications in Saudi Arabia, announced that they have signed a partnership agreement with Sun Microsystems Middle East and North Africa to promote Sun’s best-in-class solutions and services across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Under the terms of the agreement, e-Enterprises will sell and implement Sun’s products and services portfolio across all market segments and verticals in the Kingdom.
Speaking on the partnership Jamal Said, General Manager of Sun Microsystems in Saudi Arabia, said, "Saudi Arabia, being the largest market for IT and Communications in the region, is a very important market for Sun. We chose to partner with e2 as it brings with it Emirates Computers’ expertise and unmatched track record of implementing some of the biggest projects in the region. While Alesayi’s strong local market presence as well as a wide network of customers and partners makes it a perfect partner for Sun in Saudi.”
“We are happy with our long-standing partnership with Emirates Computers and decided to extend this relationship to Saudi. We look forward to working closely with e2 and will offer extensive support and training to their staff on implementing our solutions. We are confident that e2 will play a significant role in contributing to our success and will further strengthen Sun’s position in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” added Said.
e-Enterprises which has offices in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar, offers IT and related services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. e2 focuses on four key business lines, which cover communications and networking infrastructure, software solutions, systems integration projects as well as security solutions, and caters to the requirements of important market segments such as hospitality, real estate, government, telecom, transportation and utilities. e2 will promote Sun’s portfolio of software and storage solutions, volume based servers and services directly to customers. Some of products that e2 will promote are Sun Fire coolthreads servers, Sun fire X64 servers, Sunfire ultrasparc servers, Blade servers, SunRay (thin clients), Sun storage and Workstations.
"Sun is the market leader in storage solutions, systems, software and services and powers some of the world’s most demanding businesses,” said Hany Habashy Executive Director, e-Enterprises. “We are glad to partner with Sun and see a huge potential for their world-class portfolio of products in Saudi Arabia. e2 covers all the regions in Saudi and offers end-to-end solutions catering to both enterprises and SMBs. We have the knowledge and expertise to promote Sun’s volume based products as well as their enterprise solutions and services. We are confident that our customers will be extremely satisfied with Sun’s best-in-class solutions and look forward a long and successful relationship with them.”