MUSCAT, Oman – Occidental of Oman Inc. (Oxy Oman) has signed an agreement with Oman Data Park (ODP) to collocate Oxy’s data centre operations in ODP’s hosting center.
Oxy Oman has outsourced the building, managing and administering of its data centre to ODP. ODP is the first cloud service provider in Oman and offers state of the art facilities. This tier 3 hosting center includes fully redundant communications, power, fire suppression and cooling systems.
Commenting on the partnership, ODP’s Managing Director Mr. Alain Sawaya said “Cloud computing has changed the way businesses in Oman operate and has transformed IT as a utility. We are proud to be part of the transformation and a key driving force in Oman as we continue to offer unique and differentiated IT services.”
“We are proud to partnering with a local company to strengthen Oxy Oman’s IT infrastructure. This is another example of Oxy Oman’s support to the Sultanate’s In-Country Value initiative by the Ministry of Oil and Gas and OPAL”, said Mr Isam Al Zadjali, President & General Manager of Oxy Oman.