Tigo Business partners AWS to deliver cloud in Central America, Panama and Colombia
Millicom’s Tigo Business has partnered Amazon Web Services (AWS) to expand and integrate its managed and professional services into its cloud solutions portfolio.
Specifically, these cloud-based services will extend to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia, and will enable Tigo Business to offer Amazon cloud services as part of its Tigo Multi-Cloud Managed Services portfolio.
“We’ve made significant investments in the construction, certification and development of new capabilities in our data centres, as well as in our fibre optic network to benefit our Tigo Business customers across Latin America,” said Santiago Londoño (pictured), vice president B2B at Millicom.
“Advancing upon our vision to promote the digital transformation of companies to be better equipped for the world of tomorrow, we are proud to have partnered with Amazon, a world-class company, to contribute to the technological advancement of the region.”
Through the collaboration with AWS, Tigo Business will support the digital transformation of companies in the region including its 300,000+ B2B customers with such services as Direct AWS Direct Connect, which uses Tigo’s more than 100,000km of fibre in the region to bring secure and lower latency connectivity to customers.
There is also AWS Cloud Infrastructure, which gives customers multiple cloud infrastructure options to cater to the unique applications required by each individual client.
And lastly, Disaster Recovery (DRaaS) that delivers flexible and secure solutions for business continuity as customers evolve digitally, to name a few.
“The pandemic has accelerated the use of new technologies and the Cloud, allowing companies to innovate and transform as they look for new lines of businesses, more efficiency, and solutions to new market risks,” said Marcos Grilanda, regional director at Amazon Web Services.
“We see a lot of potential in the markets of Central America, Panama and Colombia, that’s the reason why we’re teaming up with Tigo Business, a technology company with solid presence in this region and with expert engineers in Amazon’s Cloud”.