Mobily to launch Cisco

Mobily has announced that it designs to launch managed services for business in Saudi Arabia, based on Cisco solutions.

The operator intends to launch managed services to expand its offerings for all size of business in the Kingdom.

All of the services are built on Cisco IP-based solutions, and Cisco will even be providing support to Mobily to create the service. Cisco has also assisted Mobily in building a information centre to host the managed services.

preliminary designs are for two service offerings, four for managed information centre services – a managed hosted-server service and a managed back-up and recovery service, and a managed firewall security service and a managed business communications service.

“The demand for managed services in the information know-how market globally is growing as companies strive to streamline their IT costs. The breadth of the Cisco managed services know-how offering will help to deliver a distinctive market opportunity for Mobily. Cisco’s managed services offering is designed to give service providers, like Mobily, the competitive edge that will let them stay ahead of the game when it comes to their customer needs. they will continue to work closely with Mobily to build and launch a full portfolio of managed services,” said Wayne Fullerton, managing director for Cisco in Saudi Arabia.

Khaled AlKaf, CEO, Mobily commented: “Mobily is already established as a leading service provider offering integrated and converged information and voice communication solutions for our customers. With the addition of Cisco managed services they will be able to make certain that they have a competitive edge in terms of servicing the needs of our customers in Saudi Arabia and ensuring that they have access to the latest and most innovative know-how solutions.”