Oman Data Park (ODP), the Sultanate’s premier IT-managed services and Cloud services provider, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dell Technologies, initiating a landmark project to provide Professional Services as a Service (PSaaS) to its customers. This collaboration is a step towards amplifying digital transformation initiatives across Oman with speed, efficiency and effectiveness.
The MoU was signed at COMEX Technology Show by Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO of Oman Data Park and Havier Haddad, General Manager – Gulf at Dell Technologies, further strengthening their existing seven-year-old partnership. COMEX is one of Oman’s premium ICT exhibitions, held annually under the patronage of the Information Technology Authority.
It is designed to offer organizations access to futuristic tools, smart technologies and IT and communication solutions. The three day exhibition held in March at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre focuses on the role of technology and security in the sectors of Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics, Oil & Gas, Tourism, Healthcare and Education – which are key industries identified in Oman’s Vision 2020.
Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO at Oman Data Park, said, “At ODP, we believe in providing unparalleled services and solutions to our valued customers. With the fourth industrial revolution changing the course of businesses in Oman, we feel the need to refresh and reimagine our offerings. Therefore, we are pleased to build on our existing relationship with Dell Technologies and empower our processes to become valued certified providers of PSaaS.”
Oman’s Vision 2020 and Vision 2040 mandates a seamless transition to a knowledge-based information society with digital transformation at its core. Achieving this requires organizations, regardless of their size, to expand their business capabilities and deliver more value to their customers in an agile and secure way. In order to translate this objective into reality, ODP aims to assist organizations with their advancement of Software technologies as a part of their digital transformation to provide more advanced products and services to their customers.
Havier Haddad, General Manager – Gulf, at Dell Technologies, said, “Digital transformation is all about linking people, process and technology, which ultimately leads to accelerating innovation and achieving effective business outcomes. Hence, we are happy to engage with ODP as their support and strategic consultant, and be a part of their step forward in the journey of helping organizations build a knowledge-based economy in an agile, trusted and cost-effective manner.”
To this end, ODP will collaborate with Dell Technologies to help facilitate provision of PSaaS to their customers. Dell Technologies will address the diverse needs of this project by providing ODP with strategic expertise, training and proven practical capabilities in this area of interest. Dell Technologies’ consulting and support services are developed to help achieve the desired business outcomes by offering choice, flexibility, scale, speed and purpose. Continuing their longstanding partnership, ODP and Dell Technologies will help enable organizations in the Sultanate take a quantum leap forward in enabling digital transformation.