Alibaba Cloud Supports Cloud Migration for “Mawdoo3” to Deliver Greater Effectiveness, Business Performance and Growth
Alibaba Cloud October 26, 2023
The largest Online Arabic Content Publisher will leverage the cloud leader‘s stable, secure, and high-performance IaaS and PaaS solutions and hosting services via STS
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2023 – Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group has inked a partnership with Mawdoo3, the GCC region’s largest online Arabic content publisher to support its infrastructure migration to the cloud. The migration to cloud is expected to deliver cost-effectiveness, alignment with customer compliance requirements, and a substantial boost in business performance and growth throughout the GCC region.
Through this partnership, Mawdoo3 will leverage Alibaba Cloud’s stable, secure, and high-performance Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, including Elastic Computing Service, Relational Database Service (RDS), Container Service for Kubernetes, Message Queue, Elastic IP, and Server Load Balancer. The partnership was facilitated by their local service partner, STS, the leading provider of digital transformation, information systems, and integrated Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) solutions in Jordan and the MENA region.
"We are excited to support Mawdoo3’s migration to the cloud. This collaboration underscores our commitment to supporting digital players in the region to exercise highest standards of security and compliance, said Selina Yuan, President of International Business, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. “The partnership also showcases our local service capability in the MEA region. In coordination with STS, we aim to facilitate Mawdoo3’s journey towards operational excellence, enhanced security, and continued growth, as it explores the possibilities of the cloud.”
Mawdoo3, with over 100 million organic unique monthly visitors globally and 32 million unique visitors from the GCC, offers valuable and trusted Arabic content across various platforms. The company is committed to enriching the Arabic content online and providing reliable information for audiences in wide range of topics, utilizing artificial intelligence and latest technologies to enhance the user’s day-to-day experience.
Rami Al-Qawasmi, CEO of Mawdoo3, expressed his excitement regarding the partnership with key suppliers in the region; Alibaba Cloud & STS, highlighting the potential to elevate Mawdoo3’s platforms performance and enhance the user experience online. “This partnership aligns with our business objectives and commitment to our users. With our cutting-edge landscape and sizable database, merged with Alibaba’s expertise in cloud, our users will enjoy more security and availability while we will have manageable and scalable platforms, with reduced operational costs. Through this migration, we aspire to foster further business growth across the GCC region.”
"STS is proud to be the cornerstone of Mawdoo3's digital journey. With our unwavering commitment to providing top-tier hosting services and comprehensive technical and logistical support, we ensure that Mawdoo3's mission is not just accomplished but exceeded. Collaborating with Alibaba Cloud, we offer a powerful combination of stability, security, and high-performance solutions that enable Mawdoo3 to thrive in the digital landscape. Together, we're forging a future where seamless service delivery and efficient communication are the norm, not the exception." said Mr. Zeid Mazahreh, General Manager, Regional Sales at STS.
The services being offered to Mawdoo3 will be hosted on Alibaba’s hyperscaler cloud and will be compliant to their customer rules. The partnership aims to achieve stable, secure, high-performance and cost-effective foundation for Mawdoo3's business growth.
About Alibaba Cloud
Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com) is the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group. It offers a complete suite of cloud services to customers worldwide, including elastic computing, database, storage, network virtualization services, large-scale computing, security, management and application services, big data analytics, a machine learning platform and IoT services. Alibaba maintained its position as the third leading public cloud IaaS service provider globally since 2018, according to IDC. Alibaba is the world’s third leading and Asia Pacific’s leading IaaS provider by revenue in U.S. dollars since 2018, according to Gartner.
Mawdoo3, established in 2010, is the region’s largest Arabic content publisher, with over 100 million unique monthly visitors worldwide. Dedicated to enriching Arabic content online for the Arab family, Mawdoo3 proudly gives millions of curious readers access to specialized, credible information, from different topics with cutting-edge AI solutions to enhance their day-to-day life.
Mawdoo3 also provides multiple advertising opportunities to businesses, including display ads, branded content, and sponsored media content that are customized to help brands reach their audience. Mawdoo3 leads the Forbes list of the most visited websites in the Middle East published in 2022. For more information, please visit mawdoo3.com.
Specialized Technical Services Company (STS), the leading ICT and Digital Transformation solutions provider, through its bold leadership, innovation and long field expertise since 1989, is confidently contributing to the digital transformation scene in the kingdom and the region. STS’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless Digital Transformation journey to its clients, and has expanded its offerings to embrace digital infrastructure containing advanced cloud solutions and managed services, cyber security offerings that is backed up with an advanced security operations center (STS SOC), training and licensing. Likewise, STS constantly strives to elevating digital experience throughout its offerings ranging from digital customer experience, digital workplace solutions and business intelligence BI services.
Through its long-standing partnerships with industry leaders such as Cisco Systems, Dell Technologies, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and multiple others, STS continues to serve multiple industries in financial, governmental, health, educational, telecommunications, and other commercial sectors in the MENA region.