Agreement inked to provide cloud, hosting services at Musandam Governorate

Business Sunday 22/January/2023 16:13 PM
By: Times News Service
Agreement inked to provide cloud, hosting services at Musandam Governorate

Muscat: To take part in the government's digital transformation within the pursuit of the Governorate to keep pace with the technological developments, the Musandam Governor's Office signed on Sunday a cooperation agreement with Oman Data Park (ODP), to utilise the company’s cloud services in hosting the governorate data centre.

In accordance with the inked agreement between the two parties, Oman Data Park will create and host the domain name and e-mails IDs for the Governorate of Musandam, where ODP will set an official electronic address for the Governorate of Musandam to be used by visitors and beneficiaries of electronic services of the Governorate.

ODP will also create an e-mail ID for each employee in the governorate that allows them to communicate with each other and with others. It will also assure the safe hosting of the governorate’s data and provide continuous technical support to raise the efficiency and effectiveness of government work as well as assuring the smooth running of its transactions.

The agreement was signed by Sayyid Ibrahim bin Al Busaidy, Governor of Musandam Governorate and Eng. Maqbool bin Salem Al Wahaibi, CEO of Oman Data Park Company.

The signed agreement reflects the governorate's endeavour within the national direction to implement the Oman Vision 2040, which aims at creating an innovative government sector and accelerating the implementation of the government digital transformation programme.

It is noteworthy that ODP, the Sultanate's first managed cyber security and cloud services provider, plays an integral role in supporting the digital transformation of Oman, through their offering of an all-in-one solution of computing, cloud computing, data storage, networking, web hosting and network security services. ODP also offers the Sultanate’s first Artificial Intelligence ready cloud infrastructure – Nebula AI powered by Nvidia.