Omantel, a telecom company based in Oman, is partnering with BankDhofar, one of Oman’s leading banks, to provide a hybrid cloud solution for the bank over the next five years. The partnership aims to streamline BankDhofar’s operations, enabling it to focus on strategic initiatives while avoiding capacity constraints and reducing operational expenses. The cloud solution will be delivered through Omantel’s subsidiary Oman Data Park, which will help BankDhofar migrate its operations to the cloud as part of its digital transformation journey.
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Eng. Baha Allawati, VP of Enterprise Business Unit at Omantel, said that cloud technology is a game-changer and a necessity to be secure, scalable and agile in an ever-changing marketplace. The hybrid solution delivered through Oman Data Park’s data center and hosting arm will optimize BankDhofar’s operations and improve customer experience. By leveraging the power of cloud technology, the move is expected to enhance the scalability and reliability of BankDhofar’s operations, enabling it to stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving industry.
Dr. Tariq Taha, Chief Information Officer at BankDhofar, said that core computing in the cloud has become a reality and is reshaping the banking industry. Adopting state-of-the-art solutions provided by Omantel is key towards streamlining the bank’s operations, ensuring maximum data security and being more agile in a dynamic market. He is confident that the partnership will foster cloudification among large entities.