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INTELLIGENT CLOUD

BIOS Middle East expands regional cloud footprint with a new offering in Oman

C loud services provider BIOS Middle East , has announced it has established a new cloud footprint in Muscat , Oman , to serve customers in the Sultanate . In addition to serving customers in Oman , the cloud footprint will also provide customers in surrounding GCC countries such as Bahrain , Kuwait and Qatar with the ability to do out of the country in region Disaster Recovery- As-a-Service ( DRaaS ).

“ As well as having strong internal demand for cloud services that we are keen to serve , Oman has long been considered the ‘ Switzerland ’ of the Middle East when it comes to telecommunications , making it an excellent location for in-region out of country Disaster Recovery for companies around the Gulf ,” said Adam Wolf , Technical Director , BIOS Middle East .
The new cloud footprint in Muscat complements existing cloud footprints already available in Dubai , Abu Dhabi , Riyadh and Jeddah creating the Middle East ’ s first truly region-wide cloud . With the move , the UAE ’ s provider of cloud services now supports extended Digital Transformation services across the GCC . The new cloud zone enables companies in Oman to keep all their data within the borders of the country , meeting compliance requirements for many business sectors , while also accelerating their readiness towards meeting the goals of Oman Vision 2040 .
As a prominent Gartner recognised vendor , BIOS Middle East brings its ISOcertified cloud to organisations across Oman , offering regional expertise in infrastructure-as-a service ( IaaS ) and DRaaS . In addition , BIOS Middle East will operate data centres in the key commercial centre of Muscat and continue to service organisations all over the country as they
Adam Wolf , Technical Director , BIOS Middle East
look to streamline operations and launch new digital services .
Following the successful model from the UAE and Saudi Arabia , BIOS aims to help its customers in Oman and the wider region to eliminate their IT capital costs and dramatically reduce their operational costs while achieving a better service level .
“ Cloud services have proved their worth since the outbreak of the pandemic , facilitating Digital Transformation for companies in every industry . Our expansion into Oman will support public and private sector organisations to lower IT costs and improve productivity ,” said Wolf . •
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