The government of the Sultanate of Oman has set up Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected] to accelerate its cloud-focused digital transformation in government and semi-government entities.
The implementation, led by ITHCA (Oman Information and Communications Technology Group), helps the government manage its entire IT estate on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) with physical infrastructure and data control to meet the Sultanate’s data sovereignty requirements, according to a statement.
« The provisioning of Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected] is a major step towards strengthening Oman’s digital infrastructure for the modern economy and improving the government’s cybersecurity readiness,” said Sayyid Kamil Fahd Al, Chairman of Oman ICT Group.
“With Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected], we have access to full on-premises public cloud capabilities to meet Oman’s residency and data privacy requirements. This in-country infrastructure capability allows us to run all of our IT services on cloud infrastructure with physical infrastructure and data control to help meet our country’s regulatory, data residency, latency requirements and help boost the Sultanate’s digital economy.
Following this implementation, ITHCA and its local partners will be able to bring new applications and services online more efficiently and cost-effectively than with an on-premises platform.
Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected] includes full management capabilities and access to new features and functions as they become available in Oracle’s public cloud.
“With Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected]the government of Oman now has access to a fully managed cloud region that brings all of Oracle’s next-generation cloud services, including the autonomous database, to government data centers,” said Said Al-Mandhari, Managing Director of Oman ICT Group.
Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President, Cloud, Middle East and Africa, Oracle added, “With Oracle Dedicated Region [email protected]The Government of Oman has prioritized a cloud-first approach to creating an agile, efficient, secure, and cost-effective infrastructure that enables the government to modernize legacy applications, drive innovation, and implement compliance controls. additional physical security to protect workloads and sensitive data. ”
Meanwhile, US Ambassador to Oman Leslie M. Tsou said, “I am proud that the Omani government has chosen to partner with Oracle to help achieve its goals under Oman Vision 2040.” , said Ambassador Tsou. “American companies like Oracle represent the gold standard of excellence in the technology sector.”
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