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Oman’s first self service virtual data centre launched

Oman Data Park (ODP), Sultanate’s first managed Services and Cloud Services provider, introduced Oman’s first Virtual Data Centre (VDC) – Nebula

By Our Correspondent


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Muscat:Oman Data Park (ODP), Sultanate’s first managed Services and Cloud Services provider, introduced Oman’s first Virtual Data Centre (VDC) – Nebula – during their annual Iftar gathering hosted recently under the partonage of chief guest,  Dr. Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO – Information Technology Authority.

Nebula is ODP’s latest product name for a new paradigm of cloud-based services also known as a Virtual Data Center as a Service (VDCaaS). It permits full spectrum of data center facilities from; computing, storage, networking and network security services as “on-demand”; where ODP provides their data center infrastructure and facilities for rent or lease removing the need for any OPEX costs from the customer. Hosted locally, Nebula also comes with its own state of the art security services operated over tier III data center that ODP is known for.  Supported by a highly qualified and professionally certified team of experts, this new service is a testament to ODP’s continued efforts aimed at helping and guiding customers towards their agile and digital transformation in perpetration towards fourth industrial revolution and Gig economy.

Commenting on introducing Nebula to Oman, Mr. Maqbool Al Wahibi, CEO of ODP said, “Having started with Colocation services in 2012 and moving to various offerings under Managed infrastructure (IaaS) and most recently the introduction of Professional services (PSaaS), ODP has grown to be the market leader in Oman by giving our customers flexible choices by eliminating CAPEX and offering attractive OPEX based solutions. We are constantly focused on being the cloud partner of choice for our customer’s digital enablement journey. We are pleased to continue our growth trajectory by introducing Oman’s first Virtual Data Centre – Nebula.”

He further commented, “Nebula allows total self-care to the customer so that they have full operational visibility and control over the infrastructure, network security as well as scalability and automation. Furthermore, all of these benefits are enabled with real time metering so that the customer is aware of their own VDC (computing, storage, networking and Security) usage. Nebula even offers a choice of pricing models making it ideal for any business entity along with ODP’s long standing 24×7 Managed Services.”