Cloud Computing is no longer a sky-high concept. It has steadily become a core business enabler, helping transform processes for the new-age era.
What the Cloud is?
“A model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.” - National Institute of Standards and Technology
Simply put, cloud computing is all about managing different types of information and services online, with increased freedom and reduced costs. Data Availability, Operational Flexibility and Infrastructure Elasticity are some of the core buzz words here. Cloud services help achieve better business alignment and improved agility, with optimal IT costs.
Essential Cloud Characteristics
With the onset of COVID-19 and remote working, cloud computing is not only a competitive driver; it is inherently taking shape as a sustainability pillar for both young and established organizations, facilitating processes in the post corona world.
Qatar’s Cloud Take Off
Cloud computing is expected to reach a new high in Qatar, as we progress along National Vision 2030.
ICT spending is projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.2% from 2019-24 and reach USD 9 billion, as per data and analytics firm GlobalData.
Cloud Computing revenue is to witness the highest growth – at a CAGR of 17.8% – reaching USD 1.6 billion.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has announced Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform.
Microsoft will be working with the MOTC, government entities and private sector firms, empowering them with tech-transformation.
Establishment of new data centers and services is in full swing.
At Mazars in Qatar, we are offering personalized cloud computing solutions for your organization, helping you take care of migration and management at all parts of the journey. With our experience and knowledge in Qatar and with our knowledge sharing across the world and with various accreditation badges to our name and being known as future ready. Let us partner together and embark upon a new era of Cloud Computing.
Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organization, specializing in audit and assurance, accountancy, financial and business advisory, tax and legal services. We assist clients of all sizes, from SMEs, mid-caps and global conglomerates, to start-ups and public bodies, at every stage of their development.
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Touching the sky with cloud computing - Part 1 Release
Hatem Elsafty Partner | Head of Consulting Services - Doha
Cloud computing is no longer a sky-high concept. It has steadily become a core business enabler, helping transform processes in the new-age era. Organizations must develop a sound understanding of all risks and opportunities and align them with their business models, as they make their way upwards to the cloud.
Mazars is one of the Audit Accredited Service Provider that is authorized to perform an in-depth assessment of the National Information Assurance Policy Controls against the defined and approved scope to determine compliance and provide the National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA) department (and applicant) with an audit report upon completion.