Qatar Social Work Foundation (QSW) has announced the launch of a transition project to use cloud services and infrastructure as part of its digital transformation plan, in collaboration with Microsoft. This was announced by QSW acting CEO Rashid bin Mohamed al-Hamdah al-Nuaimi and Microsoft Qatar country manager Lana Khalaf at a press conference.
The transition project in its first stage aims to transfer servers from private environments (on-premises) at the QSW centres to the unified cloud infrastructure to take advantage of cloud services within the government framework agreement with Microsoft. Through this project, QSW aims to accelerate its digital transformation in line with the country’s strategies and fully utilise Microsoft’s Cloud data centre in Qatar while enhancing national skills in modern technology fields.
Al-Nuaimi said: “We aim to enhance QSW path in its digital transformation process for project implementation, data dissemination, and sustainability support in line with Qatar’s National Vision 2030.”
He also pointed out that the upcoming project may include workshops and awareness sessions on Microsoft’s leading support solutions and suitable programmes to support QSW and its affiliated centres in their new projects.
In turn, Lana Khalaf appreciated the efforts of QSW in activating the transition project to Microsoft Cloud in Qatar to benefit from innovative, secure, and flexible cloud services to accelerate its digital transformation in line with Qatar’s National Vision 2030.
Ahmed Khalil Abdullah, director of Information Technology Department at QWS said: “This collaboration will contribute to significant progress in the field of social work in Qatar and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in the community.”