Enterprises are leveraging all the possible capabilities of the software that empowers their IT infrastructure to operate efficiently, thus enabling business agility through a mix of public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Cloud infrastructure services assist enterprises in improving customer experience, propelling business outcomes, and in building advanced computing capabilities.

COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING TERMINOLOGY

The vendors are placed into 4 categories based on their performance in each criterion: “visionary leaders,” “innovators,” “dynamic differentiators,” and “emerging companies.” The top 25 vendors evaluated in the Middle East cloud infrastructure market include IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Amazon Web Services, HPE, Equinix, Cisco Systems, Etisalat, Injazat Data Systems, Malomatia, Orixcom, eHosting Datafort, BIOS Middle East Group, Fujitsu, Cloud4c services, ez TECH, MK Enterprises, iMED Solutions, Intertec Systems, JMR Infotech, Ooredoo, STC Cloud, Interkey Telecom & Technology, Compro Information Technologies, and DESistem.

VISIONARY LEADERS

Vendors who fall in this category receive high scores for most of the evaluation criteria. They have strong and established product portfolios and a very strong market presence with strong business strategies. They provide mature and reputable data security tools. The visionary leaders include IBM, Oracle, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, HPE, Etisalat, Fujitsu, Cisco Systems, and Equinix.

INNOVATORS

Innovators in MicroQuadrant are those vendors who have substantial product innovations compared with their competitors. They have very focused product portfolio development but do not have very strong growth strategies for the overall businesses. Ooredoo, Intertec Systems, BIOS Middle East Group, STC Cloud, and Cloud4C Services are considered as innovators in the Middle East cloud infrastructure services market.

DYNAMIC Differentiators

eHosting DataFort, Injazat Data Systems, and JMR Infotech are identified as dynamic differentiators in the Middle East cloud infrastructure services market. They are established vendors with very strong business strategies. However, they are low in their product portfolios. They focus on a specific type of technology related to the product.

EMERGING COMPANIES

The emerging players specialize in offering highly niche solutions and services. They do not have strong business strategies as compared to established vendors. The companies that are considered as the emerging companies include DESistem, MK Enterprises, iMED Solutions, ComPro Information Technologies, Malomatia, Interkey Telecom and Technology, and Orixcom.

TOP VENDORS
In Middle East Cloud Infrastructure Services

  1. IBM CORPORATION
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  2. MICROSOFT CORPORATION
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  3. FUJITSU LIMITED
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Middle East Cloud Infrastructure Services Quadrant

Comparing [object Object] vendors in Middle East Cloud Infrastructure Services across 96 criteria.

KEY BUYING CRITERIA

Below criteria are most commonly used for comparing Middle East Cloud Infrastructure Services tools.
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  • IBM cloud infrastructure services are being offered through IBM Bluemix and IBM SoftLayer. IBM Bluemix cloud platform provides enhanced cloud infrastructure services that can be integrated into any IT environment. It helps organizations to quickly and easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud. Bluemix is just like IBM's Open Cloud Architecture based on Cloud Foundry, an open-source PaaS. The dashboard provided with Bluemix also provides the ability to manage organizations, spaces, and user access. IBM SoftLayer provides IaaS where a third-party provider hosts hardware, software, and other infrastructure components for the client. IBM SoftLayer also provides a block, file, object, and backup services. IBM also provides Managed Platform as a Service (MPaaS), which helps overcome provisioning, configuration, and scaling challenges for hybrid infrastructure. MPaaS provides a fully managed platform with automated provisioning by which the user does not have to reconfigure when unexpected workloads occur.

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    4.0
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    • Enterprise
    • New York, US
    • Founded: 1911
    • $50BN to $100BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • Microsoft, a global provider of cloud infrastructure services, has over 100 data centers worldwide. It offers the Microsoft Azure platform to provide cloud infrastructure services. Azure is an open and flexible cloud computing platform that enables organizations to build, deploy, and manage applications quickly, across a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Azure IaaS provides users with the functionalities to manage and get full control of virtual machines and also provides the choice to define the number of servers and their capacity. Azure IaaS manages virtual hardware, servers, storage, and networking of any organization, which in turn helps these organization to focus on their competencies. Similarly, the implementation of PaaS over Microsoft Azure frees users from the need to manage runtime, middleware, and Operating System (OS), as they are managed by the Azure team.

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    3.8
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    • Enterprise
    • Washington, US
    • Founded: 1975
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • Fujitsu is a large diversified company and one of the major ICT service, product, and solution providers catering to a diversified range of customers scattered across different industry verticals. It started offering cloud IaaS in 2010. In the cloud infrastructure services area, the company offers Fujitsu Cloud Infrastructure as a Service to customers, thus cutting customers’ excessive costs and boosting efficiency with the help of technological innovation and high-quality service design. The Fujitsu Cloud IaaS includes 4 components differentiating it from the traditional data center service offerings. The IaaS Trusted Public S5 delivers a pool of scalable, robust, and secure, virtual IT resources that are available on a cost-effective pay-per-use basis.

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    3.8
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    • Enterprise
    • Tokyo, Japan
    • Founded: 1935
    • S10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • Cisco is an established player in the cloud infrastructure services market, providing industry-specific products and solutions to enable organizations to make complete use of cloud functionalities. Cisco ASAP data center enables organizations to handle IT challenges related to cloud and security by providing robust networking, converged infrastructure, and software-defined solutions. Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco CloudCenter automate IT tasks across any hybrid IT deployment. The Cisco data center also provides security capabilities designed to protect applications, data, resources, and users against threats, while automating the enforcement of security policies across the entire infrastructure. Cisco CloudCenter facilitates a secure deployment of solutions related to PaaS. Furthermore, it securely deploys and manages applications in data center, private cloud, and public cloud environments.

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    3.6
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    • Enterprise
    • California, US
    • Founded: 1984
    • S10BN to $50BN
    • 50,001 to 75,000
  • Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) is designed to meet the core beliefs of flexibility, performance, and governance to address strategic decisions and enterprise necessities. Also, OCI services are faster and more predictable than other competing clouds, with simpler pricing. It ensures anytime-anywhere availability and access. Furthermore, low latency and high-bandwidth connection empower zero-data-loss architectures for applications such as Oracle Database and high availability for technologies such as Cassandra.

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    3.6
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    • Enterprise
    • California, US
    • Founded: 1977
    • S10BN to $50BN
    • 1,00,001 to 5,00,000
  • Equinix provides a wide array of enhanced cloud infrastructure services such as IaaS, PaaS, CDN, managed services, and colocation services. Its products, Platform Equinix and Equinix Performance Hub, can optimize CDN performance by increasing network bandwidth, reducing latency, and lowering administrative costs. Equinix IBX data centers can be integrated with Google Cloud Platform and G Suite via Equinix Cloud Exchange to develop a PaaS solution that can be managed by Equinix. The data centers have shown an uptime of 99.99% as claimed by the company. Organizations can make use of Equinix data centers distributed globally and maintain visibility of their entire infrastructure locally with IBX SmartView dashboard, an online service offered through Equinix customer portal.

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    3.3
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    • Enterprise
    • Redwood City, California, US
    • Founded: 1998
    • $1BN to $5BN
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Etisalat, one of the leading telecom providers in the Middle East, also provides cloud infrastructure services, such as managed hosting, IaaS, CDN, DRaaS, and colocation services. Etisalat has data centers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Al Ain which are used to host critical applications for multinational, government, and private companies.

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    3.1
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • Amazon Web Services provides a broad set of cloud infrastructure solutions, which can be used as business blocks to operate scalable and sophisticated applications. Amazon provides CDN services with its product, Amazon CloudFront. Amazon CloudFront allows organizations to securely deliver data videos, applications, and APIs to diverse viewers across the world with low latency and high transfer speeds. CloudFront is integrated with the client’s physical locations, which is connected to the Amazon Web Services global infrastructure as well as to software which allows the clients to run custom codes depending on the viewer. IaaS is offered through Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, whereas PaaS is offered through Amazon Web Services Lambda.

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    3.0
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    • Enterprise
    • Washington, US
    • Founded: 1994
    • More than $100 BN
    • 5,00,001 & more
  • HPE offers cloud infrastructure services, which include IaaS, PaaS, and colocation services. HPE Helion Stackato is a PaaS based on Cloud Foundry technology, which enables users to create and deploy enhanced cloud applications. HPE Helion CloudSystem is an integrated IaaS and PaaS solution, which is formed by combining HPE Helion OpenStack and HPE Helion Stackato with HPE Proliant server hardware, using distributed compute or distributed object storage. HPE also offers Helion Development Platform, which is used by customers who need a tight integration with HPE Helion OpenStack infrastructure and managed application services.

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    • Enterprise
    • Palo Alto, California, United States
    • Founded: 2015
    • 10,001 to 15,000
  • eHDF’s comprehensive services and solutions portfolio include colocation, which allows organizations to colocate their IT infrastructure which helps them in cutting the additional costs and focus on their core business activities. The managed colocation is an extension to their traditional colocation that permits customers to makes a choice from its managed services suites.

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    2.7
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    • Startup
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    • Founded: 2001
    • $11MN to $50MN
    • 101 to 500
  • The company offers cloud infrastructure services through CloudHPT IaaS, which helps in reducing IT costs and minimizing the future CAPEX. It also simplifies the infrastructure management of high-potential, high-risks workload. Furthermore, it has adopted enterprise-level security policies to ensure data security and provide numerous benefits to enterprise-level infrastructures.

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    • Enterprise
    • Emaar Downtown, Dubai, UAE
    • Founded: 2002
    • 101 to 500
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
  • The company offers virtual data center, colocation and pre-configured deployments and numerous business applications to their clients in their cloud space. It also offers IaaS platform, which is a highly scalable resource that can be configured on-demand. With the preconfigured deployments, the user can save time and money by selecting the deployment as needed and the operation of the software are active in a minimal amount of time. The STC Cloud data center Offers special services to administer IT infrastructure in a safe operating environment, ensuring availability and development of customers business.

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    2.6
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    • Enterprise
    • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Founded: 1998
    • S10BN to $50BN
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    • Enterprise
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Founded: 2013
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    • Enterprise
    • Doha, Qatar
    • Founded: 1949
    • $5BN to $10BN
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    • Founded: 2007
    • 101 to 500
  • The products facilitating cloud infrastructure are developed with a view to respond to the clients’ dynamic business needs. The company delivers tools to manage businesses in the changing environment. Through its infrastructure management, users can restructure their process and business operations, comply with the regulations, improve the data flow, and also stay abreast of the new technologies in the market.

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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • Pune, Maharashtra, India
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Founded: 2011
    • 51 to 100
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000
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    • Enterprise
    • 501 to 1,000

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