Amazon Web Services opens office in Kuwait

Company says the new office will support the growing number of customers, which include government agencies, in Kuwait

  
Illuminated Liberation Tower And Famous Landmark City Buildings Of Kuwait By The Sea, Kuwait City, Capital Of Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Illuminated Liberation Tower And Famous Landmark City Buildings Of Kuwait By The Sea, Kuwait City, Capital Of Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is opening a new office in Kuwait City to serve its growing number of customers and partners moving to cloud computing services, the company said.

The office is licensed through the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA), under the State of Kuwait’s Direct Investment Law.

The company said the new office is part of the ongoing investments in the MENA region and will support customers and partners in Kuwait, including several of the country’s government agencies, in the process of adopting cloud technology.

Isabella Groegor-Cechowicz, Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), AWS Worldwide Public Sector, said: “We are pleased to continue our investment in the Middle East and North Africa with our latest office opening in Kuwait.

“The opening brings us even closer to our customers, including a number of Kuwait’s government agencies that are adopting cloud technologies to better serve citizens.

The Kuwait office is in addition to existing AWS locations in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

AWS Partner Network (APN) in Kuwait includes Edrak United for Technology, EEMC, Gulfcom, KuwaitNet, Redington, Suhob, Zain Group, and Zak.

(Writing by Imogen Lillywhite; editing by Daniel Luiz)

Imogen.lillywhite@refinitiv.com

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