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ODP to provide high-speed big data analysis services for OQ Group

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MUSCAT: Oman Data Park ODP, the Sultanate of Oman's first managed cloud services and cyber security provider , signed an agreement to provide high-speed big data analysis services in the oil and gas field to OQ Group, the global integrated energy company in the Sultanate of Oman, as part of the activities of the 32nd edition of COMEX, at the Oman International Convention and Exhibition Center.

The agreement was signed by Ashraf bin Hamad al Mamari, Chief Executive People, Technology & Culture, at OQ, and Eng Maqbool bin Salem al Wahaibi , CEO of Oman Data Park.

In accordance with this agreement, Oman Data Park provides a cloud environment that enables the analyzing of the Big Data in high-speed, that paves the ways to the transferring and hosting of OQ data in a highly efficient and secure manner to the Oman Data Park data center within the borders of the Sultanate of Oman to ensure safe analysis of big data, based on Oman Data Park's distinguished capabilities in handling big data.

In the same context, Oman Data Park will provide a cloud digital workspace that automatically adapts to the needs of OQ for its employees and contractors, quickly expand scopes of work for software testing and development, provide WorkSpaces the helps the company to eliminate the complexity in managing hardware inventory, OS versions and patches, and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), which contributes to enhancing simplify the company’s desktop delivery strategy.

With Oman Data Park WorkSpace ,the users get a fast, responsive desktop of their choice that they can access anywhere, anytime, from any supported device in particular during natural disasters and in any circumstances.

The agreement aims at enhancing efficiency, adapting the new direction of leading organizations in the region and globally, expanding the base for benefiting from cloud service technologies and keeping abreast of the latest developments in information technology and cloud services.

The signing of the high-speed data analysis agreement in the oil and gas field with OQ came in light of the approval of the OQ's board of directors for the group's cloud strategy.

The cloud strategy of OQ is consistent with the initiatives of the local content promotion programs in the Sultanate of Oman that aim at advancing efforts to enable the private sector to lead the Omani economy, enhancing local products, promoting small and medium enterprises, as well as enhancing the in-country value added.

Commenting on this deal, Eng Maqbool bin Salem al Wahaibi, CEO of Oman Data Park Company, said: “We are pleased to sign this agreement with the OQ Group, at a time that our company has made huge strides in all its services, as ODP operates the only virtual data centre - Nebula - in the Sultanate of Oman, as well as it owns the Cyber Security Park, the sole specialized cyber security centre in the country, run by highly qualified Omani employees, where it provides security operations and services around the clock.

Al Wahaibi added, “To involve in a precise technical cooperation with OQ, a company whose operations cover a global range of value-added products in oil, gas, hydrocarbons, refineries, oil exploration, production and marketing, is considered as a real trust on the high professionalism and technical development that Oman Data Park enjoys." He said, "We are also delighted that the inking of this agreement came in light of the acceleration of digital transformation efforts in the country to achieve the Oman Vision 2040’s targets, while we can implement what our country aspires to achieve these goals."

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