Microsoft signs licensing agreement with Kalaam Telecom

Ever since Kalaam Telecom was founded in 2005, the Bahrain telecoms provider has offered advanced voice, internet, data, and value-added services to SME’s and large corporations in Bahrain. Now a little over 10 years later, Microsoft has signed a licensing agreement with the provider

As part of the licencing agreement,  Kalaam Telecom will offer cloud computing services such as Infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS.) Veer Passi, CEO of Kalaam Telecom expressed appreciation for the services Kalaam Telecom can now offer because of the collaboration:

This collaboration offers a variety of Microsoft services to enterprises; such as access to Microsoft software, third-party software, business transaction services, web hosting & streaming media services and line-of-business (LOB) applications.

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Kalaam and Microsoft (Image Via Capacity Media)

The general manager of Microsoft Bahrain, meanwhile, expressed pleasure with the partnership:

We are pleased to partner with Kalaam Telecom to provide Bahrain’s enterprises with Microsoft cloud computing services which have been designed to accelerate innovation across teams and skillsets, with integrated intelligence that powers business insights, leverages open and on-premises technologies, and provides industry-leading security.

So, what are your impressions of this licensing agreement? Do you think it is good for the future of Microsoft’s cloud services? Let us know your impressions in the comments sections below.

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