Oracle and Injazat, Abu Dhabi’s digital transformation company, are partnering to create an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Dedicated Region within Injazat’s data centers to provide the UAE’s federal government and Abu Dhabi’s local government entities access to Oracle Cloud Applications and Infrastructure services in compliance with the highest regulatory requirements.
The partnership framework was signed at the Oracle CloudWorld Tour Abu Dhabi by Ussama Dahabiyeh, CEO, Injazat, and Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President, cloud technology, and UAE country leader, Oracle in the presence of His Excellency Dr Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Managing Director, National Data Centre under the UAE’s Supreme Council for National Security.
Founded in 2005, Injazat, a G42 company, is an industry-recognized market leader in Digital Transformation, Cloud computing, and Cyber Security. Based in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Injazat draws on its local expertise and presence combined with several global technology partnership networks to develop market-leading services.
“In today’s rapidly evolving tech landscape, embracing partnerships with leading global technology providers, and enabling their localization have become a key priority for businesses and governments,” said HE Mansoor Al Mansoori, Chairman, Injazat. “This partnership is a testament to our commitment to meeting this need while continuing to spearhead innovation in digital transformation for the UAE government.”
“We are proud to partner with Oracle to develop Injazat’s Dedicated Region to provide customers with key Oracle services they have depended on for years, now enhanced through a cloud platform that abides by local laws and regulations,” said Ussama Dahabiyeh, CEO, Injazat. “With this partnership, Injazat is reaffirming its role as a key national digital transformation player thanks to its comprehensive offerings that include multicloud, system integration, platform development, cybersecurity, and venture expertise.”
“At Oracle, we are fully committed to help Abu Dhabi and the UAE achieve their development goals by leveraging the latest cloud-powered digital technologies” said Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President, Tech Cloud, and UAE country leader, Oracle. “After establishing two public cloud regions in the UAE in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we now want to explore a collaboration with Injazat to help its customers gain access to the most flexible and innovative cloud solutions that meet the most demanding data residency requirements. We will be collaborating with Injazat to establish a Center of Excellence that should elevate the service level and focus on innovation that will unlock substantial growth potential across the region.”
In another partnership initiative, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by His Excellency Dr Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security Council, United Arab Emirates and Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President Tech Cloud, Middle East and Africa, UAE Country Leader, Oracle to extend cooperation between the two organisations in the field of cybersecurity. The agreement was signed at the Oracle CloudWorld Tour Abu Dhabi event.
Under this MoU, the UAE Cyber Security Council and Oracle have agreed to work together to help strengthen the UAE’s Cyber Security framework by exchanging information on IT security risks, providing updates on latest cybersecurity technology solutions, sharing educational material, and conducting continuous training on cybersecurity related topics across all sectors.
His Excellency Dr Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti said: “The UAE is at the forefront of creating a state of the art and secure digital infrastructure to help drive the country’s digital economy growth.”
He added that “we at the Cybersecurity Council are determined to build a cybersecurity system that protects all vital sectors in the country, supported by a safe and efficient environment in accordance with international best practices. We also work continuously in cooperation with partners, institutions and individuals to enhance cybersecurity in all vital sectors through an advanced and resilient digital security system that strengthens the UAE’s leading position globally in various fields.”
Al-Kuwaiti explained that this MoU with Oracle is a key milestone on the journey to strengthen the UAE’s cybersecurity preparedness.
He said: “This Collaboration will help us explore global best practices, promote joint development of innovative solutions, and effectively train our executives on key cybersecurity developments.”
Nick Redshaw said: “Oracle is fully committed to helping the UAE achieve its development objectives with latest cloud technologies, and we look forward to working with the UAE Cyber Security Council to help the country build a modern, secure, and agile IT infrastructure that is geared to responding to evolving cyber threats.Click below to share this article