About MOHE – Kuwait

The Ministry of Higher Education was established 1988 by the state of Kuwait with a main aim to promote higher education, explore and expand on its different educational aspects as well as encourage and develop scientific research, applied education and training.

In addition to its own scholarships, the Ministry of Higher Education oversees a certain number of other sponsors’ scholarships which share most of its own rules and regulations. These sponsors belong to various Kuwaiti Governmental agencies, organizations and financial establishments.

The Business Challenge

MOHE has a requirement to server all its branches worldwide through a cloud provider that can serve global locations and integrate with its existing Nutanix setup.

The goal was to find a comprehensive  cost-effective approach that would keep the total cost of ownership as low as possible and provide adequate SLA and security controls.

SUHOB has implemented Baremetal EC2 instances to run Nutanix on AWS in Bahrain region.

The solution includes :

  1. Nutanix Solution
  2. Fortigate and Fortiweb on Ec2
  3. Baremetal EC2

This approaches provides the below benefits :

  1. Optimal TCO  : Total cost of ownership
  2. Consistent Management experience.
  3. Hybrid capabilities through Nutanix Fabric.