Shift Technologies partners with Google to provide Paas developer platform
Shift Technologies, an AW Rostamani Group Company and Google Cloud announced a partnership to provide customers in the Middle East with Google’s latest technology in artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and data analytics through its cloud.
The move sees Shift Technologies, a UAE based company bring this service to the Middle East providing its customers with access to Google’s own infrastructure ensuring fast, reliable, scalable, secure, and constantly updated services.
Speaking about the partnership, Yousef AlBarkawie CEO Shift Technologies said, “It is an honor to have been chosen by Google as a partner reiterating Shift Technologies’ professionalism, ability to work with a list of prestigious clients, and our track record of successfully delivering complex and highly advanced projects. With this partnership, Shift Technologies has ensured that the best and most advanced technology in the world is available to clients within the Middle East.”
The partnership with Google and Shift Technologies will provide customers in the Middle East access to Google Cloud for secure, global, high performance and cost-effective services by utilising big data to find answers easily and build better products.
“Google Cloud will allow customers in the Middle East to grow from prototype to production to planet-scale, without having to think about capacity, reliability or performance”
Abdel Wahed Bendaoua, Head of Google Cloud Middle East and Africa said, “Our latest partnership with Shift Technologies allows us to continue delivering on our commitment of providing consumers in this market with Google’s latest technology. Consumers here in the Middle East are becoming ever increasingly tech savvy and we are glad to be able to cater to this. Together, Google and Shift Technologies are able to empower local technology leaders and every day customers to achieve their smart needs.”
Google Cloud will allow customers in the Middle East to grow from prototype to production to planet-scale, without having to think about capacity, reliability or performance. Customers will only pay for what they use and have the option to scale up and down across the platform with a click of a button.
Google’s cloud platform is a scalable infrastructure mainly aimed at developers who want to build and deploy new apps. Accessible via any device anywhere in the world, the cloud offers services for backend, mobile, and web solutions making it a popular digital solution for a variety of users.
Google Cloud has been named as a leader in the Forrester Wave Report: Insight Platforms-as-a-service for Q3 2017, and received the highest score among all the evaluated vendors in both the current offerings and strategy categories. The report evaluated eight vendors against 36 criteria of insight platform-as-a-service PaaS providers.
Shift Technologies is a new genre technology firm focused on enabling organisations to meet their digital transformation agenda. Shift Technologies identifies and delivers solutions that help clients improve performance through alignment of their information technologies and business functions. It works closely with a number of strategic partners including Google, leading the Middle East delivery of API Management Platforms based on Google’s Apigee solution. The company works with OutSystems, the leading Low-Code Development Platform globally to deliver fast, fully integrated mobile and web apps and works with TIBCO on integration and business intelligence solutions.
Shift Technologies is the exclusive representative of MEGA in the Middle East, the leading Enterprise Architecture, IT Portfolio Management and GRC platform, which is widely recognised by analysts and clients alike, and is also the Middle East representative of the Open Group, a vendor-independent and technologyneutral consortium that focuses on making standards work.