stc Group And Microsoft Alliance Boosts Digitization Drive In KSA

stc Group and Microsoft Alliance Boosts Digitization Drive In KSA-Image By Freepik

stc Group, an enabler of digital transformation, recently announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Microsoft to boost its digitalization and drive innovation in Saudi Arabia. Industry sources added that through this partnership, the two organizations will jointly develop and deploy cutting-edge solutions that will transform and empower organizations across various sectors while enabling small businesses to grow and thrive in the digital economy.

Olayan Alwetaid, CEO of stc Group

Olayan Alwetaid, CEO of stc Group, stated: “Our strategic partnership with Microsoft marks a defining moment in the digital transformation history of stc Group and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This collaboration is not just about technology; it is about promoting a future in which Saudi Arabia is at the forefront of global innovation, setting the standard for what is possible in the digital age. Together with Microsoft, we will work to bring the latest technologies to Saudi Arabia and help businesses of all sizes embrace digital transformation, advance economic diversification, and create a more dynamic and prosperous future for our country.”

Ralph Haupter, President EMEA at Microsoft

For his part, Ralph Haupter, President EMEA at Microsoft, stated: “We are excited to embark on this next phase of our journey with stc. Our goal is to provide businesses of all sizes and across all industries with tailored digital solutions that enable them to innovate and solve their unique challenges to drive equitable business growth.

This alliance between the organizations focuses on enabling stc subsidiaries to explore new markets, develop ingenious business models, and commercialize innovative products and services. The partnership aims to support secure digital experiences for businesses in the Kingdom using advanced technologies.

Industry sources added that this alliance will also serve as a hub of innovation, fostering the transformation of industries from the Kingdom to the wider world. By bringing together stc Group’s local and regional channels with Microsoft’s ecosystem of partners and developers, the partnership will create a virtuous cycle of rolling out new core services that enable partner-led innovation, which in turn will generate demand.


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