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Omantel signs deal to drive digital transformation

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Omantel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Safety and Security Services (SSS) to drive digital transformation across the firm by implementing a state-of-the-art enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to manage the growing volume of sophisticated resource management needs. SSS is a specialist private company that provides effective solutions to meet the security needs of individuals, corporate clients and the government sector in the Sultanate. Currently, the company operates a very large field workforce of security guards who deliver prized assets across the country.


This MoU is in line with Omantel’s ICT agenda which aims to pioneer ICT solutions and services in the Sultanate and become a one-stop-shop and a trusted partner for all of its customers’ technology needs. To further this vision, Omantel is partnering with a number of leading institutions to provide end-to-end ICT solutions to help companies grow more efficiently without incurring expensive IT infrastructure while enabling new revenue streams for their business.


Fadi Nasser, General Manager ICT at Omantel said: “Omantel’s ICT division is committed to offering clients unprecedented opportunity for comprehensive technology solutions by leveraging our global partnerships and expansive network infrastructure. The partnership with SSS will enable the smooth functioning of the largest private security services company in Oman by creating a successful digital ecosystem. Omantel is bridging the digital divide in the Sultanate by rolling out smart technology, innovative business and e-Government services that are driving Oman’s goals to achieve better ICT preparedness.”


Omantel’s partnership with SSS will transform the back-office applications and IT systems in the firm as well as streamline operations with scalable technology solutions to track packages and secure shipments in the near future. The tracking solutions are powered by Omantel’s subsidiary company mOmkin IoT LLC.


Rashid al Sidari, CEO, SSS said: “We are delighted to partner with Omantel to overhaul our existing systems that will result in greater operational efficiency. As one of the foremost specialist private companies in the Sultanate, it is imperative that we have a robust digital infrastructure in place across our business verticals, and we are looking forward to migrating to a new digitally-enhanced ecosystem powered by Omantel’s industry-leading ICT solutions.”


Sultan Amin al Zedjali, CEO at mOmkin Corporate Unit commented: “We are delighted to be associated with SSS to help drive digital transformation across the firm. mOmkin offers tailor-made solutions that enable each organisational department to transform their business processes, improve operational effectiveness or create strategic differentiation and we are pleased to be able to support Omantel’s ICT agenda by developing IoT solutions that meet the requirements of various organisations.”


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