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GBM Kuwait recognized as a Premier level partner of VMware

Date: Feb 8, 2017

Kuwait City, Kuwait, February 8, 2017: Khorafi Business Machines is the Kuwait arm of Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the region's number one provider of IT solutions, announced today that it has been awarded the distinction of Solution Provider Premier Partner by VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. This accolade has been achieved by KBM through investment in training and dedication to excellence in delivering VMware virtualization solutions. KBM has also been announced as a VMware Professional Services Organization (PSO) in Kuwait, which is recognition of KBM employees as VMware subject matter experts and enables them to offer consulting services on all phases of the technology lifecycle.

KBM has been a partner of VMware in the region for several years, and has played a major part in optimizing IT operations and resources for multiple clients. With the official recognition as a VMware PSO, KBM will be responsible for the assessment, analysis and planning for the successful design and deployment of VMware solutions. KBM will also provide on-site advocacy and guidance customized to the business environment and clients’ business goals.

Abdullah Al Najjar, Brands Manager at KBM said, “KBM has been a key player in the Kuwait IT market since 1990 and our clients value our in-depth local knowledge and our expertise in deploying international solutions through a strong, collaborative regional network. Our partnership with VMware has enabled us to provide virtualized infrastructure offerings to the Kuwait IT market, thus allowing our customers to do businesses with greater efficiency, agility, control and in a cost-effective manner.

“We are proud to be recognized as a Premier level partner as well as receive the distinction of being a VMware PSO, and we look forward to advancing our collaborative relationship with VMware in Kuwait”.  

Ossama Eldeeb, Senior Manager, MENA Partner Organization at VMware said: “At VMware, we seek to work with partners who can showcase to customers the unique value VMware’s innovative  products and solutions offer - from the device to the data center to the cloud. The recognition of KBM as a Solution Provider Premier Partner is well-deserved, as KBM has successfully deployed our technologies in the Kuwait market with the highest quality of service provided to customers. This has also led to KBM successfully qualifying to be a VMware PSO in Kuwait.”

As a VMware PSO, KBM will work with customers to help lower their IT operational costs while having access to the most reliable infrastructure solutions. KBM will also lay the foundation for customers to implement innovative infrastructure solutions such as Software Defined Infrastructure in the future.