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Oman’s largest commercial data centre to come up in Jebel Akhdar

Oman’s biggest industrial information centre to come up in Jebel Akhdar

The business has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cisco, which will offer information centre technologies and allow Data Mount design and style, deploy and safe its subsequent-generation cloud solutions in a information centre in Oman’s well-known green mountains – Jebel Akhdar.

The MoU establishes a framework for closer collaboration in between Cisco and Data Mount, leveraging Cisco’s revolutionary networking, information centre and safety infrastructure options, cloud hardware and managed solutions for cloud and collaboration. The MoU also outlines a quantity of prospective places for strategic cooperation to provide state-of-the-art cloud solutions in the information centre.

“In line with the Digital Oman Strategy, more businesses are looking at cloud computing as an enabler on their digital transformation journeys. To meet the ever-increasing demand of Omani companies to host their critical IT infrastructure in the cloud, we are planning to build a brand new data centre in Jebel Akhdar. From there, we will offer customers the option to store their data securely in the cloud inside the country,” stated Abdull Hakeem al Muslahi, deputy chairman, Data Mount.

“Cisco, as a global technology leader and an expert in intelligent data centre technology, is the perfect company to help us in this project. We look forward to working closely with them and leveraging their knowledge, expertise, innovative technologies, best practices and skilled resources. From this new data centre, we plan to offer cloud and disaster recovery services to government organisations and enterprises, with a strong focus on the banking industry.”

The new information centre in Jebel Akhdar, positioned in the Al Hajar mountain variety will supply a protected and safe place with moderate temperatures, so that Data Mount can save on energy consumption and safeguard its information centre gear from overheating.

Ali al Lawati, basic manager of Cisco Oman, stated, “Oman has been at the forefront of prioritising digital transformation, innovation and the adoption of sophisticated technologies, with cloud computing major the charge. We are excited to collaborate with Data Mount and aid them establish an revolutionary and intelligent information centre of the future.

“One of the fundamental principles of the next-generation data centre is the ability to dynamically deliver business critical applications. Massive data volumes, speed of access and the longevity of data are key drivers for the transformation of data centres in the region.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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