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Etisalat Partners With Pacific Controls to Provide Cloud Services for Enterprise Customers

November 7, 2012

DUBAI, UAE, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

The two entities will jointly deliver Infrastructure as a service in the

Cloud platform to enterprises customers across the GCC

Pacific Controls Cloud Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Controls, has
partnered with Etisalat, the leading telecommunications provider, to launch Cloud services
for enterprises customers. The Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) & Etisalat Cloud
Services will deliver Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud platform to enterprises
customers across the GCC region in the first phase of its offerings.

The highlights of the offering include: on-demand Infrastructure as a service;
subscription based payments; anywhere, anytime access; rapid scalability on demand; and
pooled computing resources with high security.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud services are hosted at their Uptime Institute-certified Tier
III Data Center located in Dubai Technopark. The facility is the largest data center
campus of its kind in the Middle East.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud Services are available with customized plans to suit the
various business needs of enterprises. The services help organizations eliminate the
requirement to manage complex IT Infrastructure and lets them focus on their core

Mr. Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman, Pacific Controls, said: “We are pleased to
partner with Etisalat to form a first of its kind alliance in the region between a teleco
and a managed services and converged engineering solutions provider. The core objective of
our partnership is to provide high-quality, innovative cloud-based IT infrastructure
services to enterprises in the region. Our Cloud offerings will allow businesses to access
a diverse array of applications and extend customers’ IT capabilities with no capital
cost, with significant enhancements to their flexibility, scalability and speed.”

Etisalat has created a high-speed, redundant backbone network with an abundance of
bandwidth which plays a significant role to reach Cloud to each and every individual and
organizations at a fraction of the cost when compared with traditional ICT setup in
standalone enterprises.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud Services is positioned to meet the IT requirements of multiple
verticals including government departments, banking and finance, education, energy and
oil, wholesale and retail, airline, logistics and real estate.

The PCCS-Etisalat Cloud services are available in the form of public, private and
hybrid Cloud, based on the requirements and preference of business.

Managed services are designed to ensure maximum uptime for hosted IT services of the
customer and are backed up by 24x7x365 monitoring and remediation services which ensure
that applications or servers have minimum downtime.

About Pacific Controls

Pacific Controls (PCS) provides ICT-enabled managed services and real-time business
intelligence for customers globally. PCS has pioneered the technology for Smart Cities in
which buildings and infrastructure are managed centrally to increase security and
sustainability, leveraging the ICT infrastructure of telecom operators around the world.

For more details, visit: http://www.pacificcontrols.net

SOURCE Pacific Controls Systems

Source: PR Newswire