Zanzibar government signs an MoU with Oman Data Park to set up a data centre

Zanzibar government signs an MoU with Oman Data Park to set up a data centre

The Government of Zanzibar signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman Data Park to establish, manage and operate a data centre in Zanzibar.

This MoU was inked on the sidelines of the official visit of HE Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar, to the Sultanate of Oman.

The signing of this agreement followed the success of the first agreement between the government of Zanzibar and Oman Data Park Company last April, in accordance with it, ODP set up a cloud bidding system in Zanzibar.

This latest agreement is considered as a qualitative addition to the achievements of Oman Data Park, which contributed throughout its journey in providing integrated solutions under one roof in the field of cloud-managed services, data hosting, cybersecurity and providing advanced options in the field of web hosting.

The setting of the cloud bidding system and the signing of the data centre agreement come within the framework of the Zanzibar government’s plans to automate its attrition systems and transfer toward e-government, while this partnership embodies the successes achieved by Oman Data Park in the areas of cloud systems in and abroad of the Sultanate of Oman.

The establishing, managing and operating of the data centre in Zanzibar aim at hosting data and information for the public and private sectors inside Zanzibar, in order to enhance information security and maintaining its confidentiality within Zanzibar.

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