Commvault and Jeddah University sign collaboration agreement

Commvault and Jeddah University sign collaboration agreement
Published: 12 June 2019 - 8:18 p.m.
By: Mark Sutton
Jeddah University and Commvault have signed an MoU to co-operate on research and training around data storage technology and cloud.

The enterprise data management specialist will work with Jeddah University on scientific research, training and expertise exchanges in line with the goals of the ‘Saudi Vision 2030' initiative.

Under the MoU, the two entities will cooperate on training and research in academic and technical fields including cloud, data management, data protection and AI. The partnership will include workshops, student training and certification.

Jeddah University will establish a technical training centre to provide training for the university's students, supported by Commvault experts, in addition to running tests and sharing knowledge on cloud computing and data management and protection.

Wael Mustafa, Area Vice President for Commvault in the Middle East said: "This agreement will empower students in KSA in the fields of data protection and management by providing them with the necessary skills and expertise to enter the technical sector, work in it, and lead it in the future."

Commvault recently hosted its first ever Connections Live event in Riyadh. The event included customers and partners highlighting some of the key trends in data protection and digital transformation impacting industries in Saudi Arabia and the wider region.

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