Etisalat Partners With Pacific Controls to Provide Cloud Services for Enterprise Customers

    Etisalat Partners With Pacific Controls to Provide Cloud Services for
                             Enterprise Customers

  PR Newswire

  DUBAI, UAE, November 7, 2012

DUBAI, UAE, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

The two entities will jointly deliver Infrastructure as a service in the Cloud
               platform to enterprises customers across the GCC

Pacific Controls Cloud Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific
Controls, has partnered with Etisalat, the leading telecommunications
provider, to launch Cloud services for enterprises customers. The Pacific
Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) & Etisalat Cloud Services will deliver
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud platform to enterprises customers
across the GCC region in the first phase of its offerings.

The highlights of the offering include: on-demand Infrastructure as a service;
subscription based payments; anywhere, anytime access; rapid scalability on
demand; and pooled computing resources with high security.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud services are hosted at their Uptime
Institute-certified Tier III Data Center located in Dubai Technopark. The
facility is the largest data center campus of its kind in the Middle East.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud Services are available with customized plans to suit
the various business needs of enterprises. The services help organizations
eliminate the requirement to manage complex IT Infrastructure and lets them
focus on their core business.

Mr. Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman, Pacific Controls, said: "We are pleased
to partner with Etisalat to form a first of its kind alliance in the region
between a teleco and a managed services and converged engineering solutions
provider. The core objective of our partnership is to provide high-quality,
innovative cloud-based IT infrastructure services to enterprises in the
region. Our Cloud offerings will allow businesses to access a diverse array of
applications and extend customers' IT capabilities with no capital cost, with
significant enhancements to their flexibility, scalability and speed."

Etisalat has created a high-speed, redundant backbone network with an
abundance of bandwidth which plays a significant role to reach Cloud to each
and every individual and organizations at a fraction of the cost when compared
with traditional ICT setup in standalone enterprises.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud Services is positioned to meet the IT requirements of
multiple verticals including government departments, banking and finance,
education, energy and oil, wholesale and retail, airline, logistics and real

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud services are available in the form of public, private
and hybrid Cloud, based on the requirements and preference of business.

Managed services are designed to ensure maximum uptime for hosted IT services
of the customer and are backed up by 24x7x365 monitoring and remediation
services which ensure that applications or servers have minimum downtime.

About Pacific Controls

Pacific Controls (PCS) provides ICT-enabled managed services and real-time
business intelligence for customers globally. PCS has pioneered the technology
for Smart Cities in which buildings and infrastructure are managed centrally
to increase security and sustainability, leveraging the ICT infrastructure of
telecom operators around the world. 

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Contact: Jumana Aman, Watermelon Communications, Tel: +971-4-2833655
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