Intelligent CIO Kuwait Issue 5 - Page 32

FEATURE: DISASTER RECOVERY ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Kuwait Credit Bank has enabled a cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system allowing it to respond robustly to unexpected emergencies. K uwait Credit Bank (KCB) has enabled a Disaster Recovery backup system to the cloud after forming a strategic partnership with EBLA Computer Consultancy and Microsoft Kuwait. This will enable KCB to retrieve its vital data from the cloud during unexpected emergencies. The project launch ceremony witnessed the attendance of Kuwait Credit Bank’s Vice Chairman and Managing Director Salah Al Mudhaf, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Corporate Communications and Relations Officer Waleed Al Khashti, EBLA Computer Consultancy’s Chief Executive Officer Hilal Arnaout and Microsoft Kuwait’s Government Sector Manager Ali Haddad. The ceremony also witnessed the presence of KCB’s information systems team, as well as business and government relations teams from the partners. Kuwait Credit Bank’s Vice Chairman and Managing Director Salah Al Mudhaf expressed his pleasure on the occasion of launching KCB’s Disaster Recovery Backup Site project in collaboration with Microsoft and Dell EMC. Al Mudhaf said: “The finalisation of the Disaster Recovery Backup Site project marks our second disaster and emergency site, as the first site was built in Kuwait a year ago, and is fully equipped to exactly match the main site, working in parallel with it around the clock and all year-round. “The second Disaster Recovery backup site exclusively saves a backup of our data on Microsoft’s cloud (outside Kuwait), making KCB one of the first entities in Kuwait to have a disaster and emergency backup site on the cloud. This also makes KCB the first institution in the State of Kuwait Kuwait Credit Bank enables cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system 32 INTELLIGENTCIO www.intelligentcio.com