Category: IT

FEATURES
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Dealing with digital threats

EY’s MENA cybersecurity centre in Muscat is the first of its kind in the region, serving clients across the Middle East and North Africa. It will protect regional companies against emerging digital threats EY has opened a multimillion MENA Digital Security Operations Centre (DSOC) in Muscat. Using EY’s latest award-winning cyber analytics platform, the 24-hour […]

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Smarten up for the future

Internet of Things Integration Summit 2017 calls for a commitment to future-ready Oman The IoT (Internet of Things) Integration Summit 2017 held in Sheraton Hotel Oman on November 27 and attended by more than 170 participants from across industries and sectors, examined how disruptive technologies are changing the business and e-governance landscape in the country. […]

COMPANIES
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Awasr and SAP to launch cloud services to drive business growth    

The Sultanate’s internet service provider Awasr and global digital transformation enabler SAP has planned to launch cloud services to drive business and economic growth, and job creation. Enabling business competitiveness, Awasr will provide Oman’s organisations with business solutions running on the SAP HANA enterprise cloud. Using these cloud-based business solutions, Oman’s organisations can easily adopt […]

Banking & Finance
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OAB launches unified digital banking platform

Oman Arab Bank (OAB) on Monday launched its new unified digital banking platform with an all-new simplified interface used across all digital channels including Internet, ATM, and the new mobile banking application. The bank also announced the launch of its new mobile banking application, which uses the same innovative icon-based design, offering the OAB customers […]

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Protecting business from Cyber Security Threats

Maitham H. Al-Lawati, General Manager – Risk & Compliance, Oman Data Park (ODP) talks about the benefits of managed security services and ODP’s Security Operation Centre (SOC) in an interview with Dossier. Excerpts of the interview

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Innovating to Break Boundaries

Oman Data Park is constantly working to innovate and enhance its services to reach out to all parts of the Sultanate and penetrate new markets outside Oman, says Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO, ODP in an interview with Akshay Bhatnagar. Excerpts from the conversation:

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Omantel, OTF ink MoU to develop digital ecosystem

Omantel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oman Technology Fund (OTF) to explore potential areas of partnership in developing new technology for entrepreneurs in the Sultanate. The MoU was signed by Talal bin Said al Maamari, CEO of Omantel and Eng Yousuf bin Ali al Harthy, CEO, Oman Technology Fund. The MoU […]

Banking & Finance
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NBO to host first ‘Hackathon’ in Oman’s banking industry

National Bank of Oman (NBO) will be hosting the Sultanate’s first ever ‘Hackathon’ to support the country’s talented innovators and tech-savvy community. Participants from universities, organizations and international startup firms will compete to produce the next big technological idea that will shape the way banks serve customers across the country. The Hackathon will take place […]