Oman’s Information Technology Authority chooses Oracle for G-Cloud initiative
In line with its objective to support Omani government entities develop innovative eServices, the Information Technology Authority ITA of Oman has chosen a suite of Oracle Cloud solutions to create a robust IT infrastructure that will power the ITA’s G-Cloud initiative for various e-transformation projects.
The announcement was made at an event that was attended by Dr Salim Al Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer, ITA and Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, Senior Vice President Tech, Middle East and Africa, Oracle.
On this occasion, Dr Salim Al Ruzaiqi said, “At ITA, we are focused on creating a modern government infrastructure that delivers swift, transparent and intuitive services to citizens, residents and visitors and engaging in such MoUs, will serve that purpose as Oracle has great G-Cloud solutions and accredited record in encouraging entrepreneurship.”
Furthermore, in continuation of its efforts to drive digital transformation in Oman, Oracle also signed two MoU’s to support ITA Oman’s Sas Programme for Entrepreneurship and also launch Oracle’s first Oman IT Graduate program with ITA. Under the entrepreneurship program, Oracle will guide Omani startups on the importance of cloud technology to achieve business objectives with mentoring programs, expert talks, workshops and also by providing access to Oracle Partner Network.
The IT graduate program will witness Oracle collaborate with its partners to create customised programs for Omani graduates to equip them with digital skill sets including cloud technologies that will help them build a career in Oman’s fast-growing IT industry.
“Since its inception, the ITA Oman has been instrumental in driving digital transformation across various government entities in Oman,” said Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban. “ITA’s G-Cloud initiative is a key step towards delivering innovative citizen services and we are confident that Oracle’s modern, secure and cost-effective cloud suite will help ITA optimise every aspect of government operations.”