Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) and Microsoft have signed an agreement namely Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partnership and Service Provider Licensing Agreement Partnership (SPLA). The aim of this agreement is to improve the PTCL cloud services.
The agreement was signed at the PTCL Headquarters Islamabad. Country Manager Microsoft Pakistan Abid Zaidi and Chief Digital Services Officer PTCL Adil Rashid signed the partnership agreement. PTCL President & CEO Dr. Daniel Ritz, Regional General Manager Microsoft North Africa, East Mediterranean & Pakistan Leila Serhan along with other senior officials from both the firms were also present.
Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program will provide PTCL with different services via Microsoft Office 365’s Microsoft Cloud inclusive Azure, Dynamics 365, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Power BI, Windows & similar other services. Then PTCL can offer these services to its customers all over Pakistan.
Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL on the occasion said, “PTCL’s collaboration with Microsoft is a significant step in our efforts to enhance our Digital Solutions offerings to create greater value for our Enterprise and SME Customers, who will now get benefit through best-in-class cloud solutions. We believe that this initiative will be a strong catalyst in the development of the ICT sector in Pakistan.”
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Leila Serhan, Regional General Manager, Microsoft said, “Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, and today’s announcement is an important milestone on this journey in Pakistan. With Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) & Microsoft Service Provider Licensing agreement (SPLA) partnership, our customers can now get everything from one vendor which makes PTCL a one-window solution provider, thereby simplifying processes for end customers. This is exactly what the customer needs today.”
PTCL collaboration with Microsoft will open new interesting doors for the company in terms of digital services. The customers of PTCL can look out for improved cloud services in future. They will be able to use the most up-to-date and advance Microsoft version.