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IceWarp launches Middle East (Bahrain) cloud cluster

MANAMA: IceWarp, headquartered in Czech Republic – a global email, messaging and collaboration solutions provider has announced its strategic partnership with Kalaam telecom, a leading managed solutions provider for businesses across GCC and international markets, offering advanced Internet, data, voice, ICT, cloud and Security solutions.

IceWarp currently has more than 50 million users on their Cloud platform and have launched 5 clusters worldwide with Bahrain being the new 6th hub for the Middle East Market. The tie-up aims to provide an alternative email and collaboration solution to multifold user experience which is cost-effective with data privacy and unparalleled security for organisations. Customers working with Kalaam can customize their messaging and collaboration requirements by leveraging its deep experience in seamless migration, implementation and local support.

The Bahrain Economic Development Board, the Kingdom’s investment promotion agency is also supporting this initiative of IceWarp partnering with Kalaam Telecom.

Dr. Simon Galpin � Sr. Advisor, Investment Promotion, Bahrain EDB said This exciting partnership is exactly the sort of venture the EDB seeks to support � it creates jobs for Bahrainis, catalyses growth for the companies involved and contributes to Bahrain’s rapidly maturing ecosystem. Hot on the heels of the AWS Middle East Region launch and the nationwide rollout of commercial 5G, the IceWarp-Kalaam partnership is just the latest example of what makes our ICT sector one of the region’s most advanced.

Pramod Sharda – CEO, IceWarp India & Middle East commented, In the past few years, the cumulative growth of our clientele has been a constant reminder of moving close to our vision. The trust from our customers has given us a reason to upscale our infrastructure.

With our recent collaboration with Kalaam Telecom, we are aiming to penetrate deeper into the Middle East market. Kalaam’s rich experience in handling both small and medium business customers as well as large corporations will further help build confidence within customers to choose a cost-effective and robust Messaging and Collaboration partner for all their Unified Communications requirements. added Sharda.

Veer Passi � CEO, Kalaam Telecom further added I am glad to announce this partnership with IceWarp, a global company who have been very successful in the other markets and now have identified Bahrain as their 6th hub towards expanding into the Middle East Market. Hosting IceWarp Cloud Cluster at Kalaam’s state-of-art datacentre will allow Kalaam Customers locally as well as regionally to opt for industry-grade email and collaboration services at a very cost-effective rate according to their organisation’s needs. Kalaam’s datacentre is designed to accommodate current generation cloud requirements by enabling leading cloud solution providers and offering High class of service and security. Kalaam has been playing a significant role in meeting the economic Vision 2030 by facilitating and supporting the 3 guiding principles – sustainability, fairness and competitiveness ensuring increased productivity towards driving the economic growth.

Source: Bahrain News Agency