G42 and Microsoft have embarked on the next phase of their ongoing strategic collaboration and announced a multifaceted plan to make available sovereign cloud offerings, co-innovate and deliver advanced AI capabilities and expand the existing data centre infrastructure in the UAE.
Microsoft’s sovereign cloud offering will allow UAE public sector and regulated industries to use new platform capabilities for securing sensitive data, providing access to the latest cloud and AI features available on Azure public cloud and helping them comply with local privacy and regulatory requirements. G42’s deep understanding of UAE sovereignty requirements and technical capabilities are central to customising the offering to help address customers’ specific needs.
By combining their expertise and existing capabilities, the companies will also focus on bringing cutting-edge, AI-enabled industry-specific solutions for health and life sciences, energy, sustainability and projects of national significance, for example, the COP28 conference being held in the UAE this year.
In addition to setting new milestones for public sector cloud computing security and innovation, G42 and Microsoft will further empower the wider technology ecosystem by delivering new in-country services, extend go-to-market opportunities for partners and unlock considerable value for Microsoft’s partner ecosystem to deliver industry-specific solutions to local entities. The partnership will also see Microsoft expanding its Azure services footprint in the UAE via Khazna Data Centers, a joint venture company between G42 and e&.Click below to share this article