|[December 05, 2012]
CUSTOMER WIN: mobily Extends Relationship with BMC Software to Create a Private Cloud
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia --(Business Wire)--
mobily, one of the two largest mobile telecommunications companies in
Saudi Arabia, is a regional thought leader in the optimization of IT
operations. As such, it quickly saw the benefits of cloud
computing and embarked on a major strategic initiative to fully
implement cloud and automate its IT infrastructure.
After a thorough competitive review, mobily selected the BMC
Cloud Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution from BMC Software (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: BMC)
because of its proven ability to deliver on key business requirements
for the telecommunications leader. The company also engaged BMC
Consulting Services to ensure a smooth and rapid implementation.
"As a longtime partner of BMC Software, we have been very impressed with
the company's approach on Business
Service Management and their best practices concerning the
automation of our IT services," said Medhat Amer, CIO at mobily.
Haithem AlFaraj, VP of IT operations at mobile, added, "The use of BMC
Services meant that the implementation and execution of the project was
very well organized and efficient. Because of that we were able to
manage all the required changes that arose during the implementation
mobily wanted to implement a private cloud that would automate service
provisining, provide an easy-to-use interface to encourage rapid
take-up by end-users and ensure scalability for anticipated growth.
mobily implemented the BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management solution to meet
these objectives. The company also engaged BMC Consulting Services,
including its BMC Cloud Rapid Deployment and BMC Education Services
With BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management and supporting BMC Consulting
Reduced time for provisioning services from three to four weeks to 35
Increased IT productivity by automating manual capacity management
processes - such as provisioning - across both the physical and
virtual data center environment
Eliminated bottlenecks that delayed deployment of new applications
Obtained quick, dashboard-driven access to data that enabled better
planning for data center power and cooling requirements over time
For more information on mobily's implementation and the BMC Cloud
Lifecycle Management solution, please:
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