G42 and Microsoft unlock new opportunities for digital transformation with joint sovereign cloud and AI offering
Combined expertise of both organizations further accelerates
Microsoft's sovereign cloud offering public sector and regulated industries to use new platform capabilities for securing access to the latest cloud and AI features available on Azure public cloud and helping local privacy and regulatory requirements. G42's deep understanding of
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
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
His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security for United Arab Emirates Government & Director of The National Data Center under The Supreme Council for the National Security, praised the partnership between Microsoft and G42 stating that it will further contribute to creating a safer and more resilient digital environment that the public sector and regulated industries can utilize to enhance efficiency, as well as enable citizens to access services seamlessly, which will lead to flourishing innovation without compromising security and data privacy while bolstering the country effort to manage cyber risks effectively, ensure continued services to society, support economic growth, and uphold the reputation of the
Peng Xiao, Group CEO of G42, described the joint sovereign cloud and AI offering with Microsoft as a significant step forward in the company's mission to accelerate innovation and drive meaningful technological advancements across key sectors. "This strategic collaboration with Microsoft isn't just about technology; it's about creating a holistic ecosystem for societal resilience and growth. By combining our respective expertise and shared forward-thinking approach, we aim to not only transform industries but also create positive economic opportunities and lasting impacts on the well-being of individuals, communities, and society as a whole."
Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Microsoft, noted that organizations all over the world are turning to advancements in generative AI technology to imagine new ways to solve business, societal, and sustainability challenges. "Microsoft's partnership with G42 will empower customers across the public sector with next-generation AI solutions built on the most trusted, comprehensive, and integrated cloud platform. With data privacy, security, and compliance as our core priorities, we have a unique opportunity to help organizations responsibly innovate for the benefit of citizens and residents across the
Samer Abu-Ltaif, Corporate VP and President for Central and
This announcement marks the first significant outcome since G42 and Microsoft announced their intention to partner earlier this year, in April 2023. The two companies plan to further strengthen their collaboration in the upcoming months.
Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT" @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
G42 is a technology holding group, global leader in creating visionary artificial intelligence for a better tomorrow. Born in
Giacomo Ziani, G42