AWS teams with Omantel on data sovereignty

AWS teams with Omantel on data sovereignty

Omantel announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address data residency and security requirements, especially for government entities and regulated industries in Oman.

Omantel said the AWS agreement will empower Omantel to implement sovereign cloud capabilities such as access controls, guardrails and encryption that to meet Oman's digital sovereignty requirements.

"Our work with AWS is a step towards achieving digital sovereignty and implementing cloud solutions tailored to Oman's specific requirements,” said Omantel CEO Talal Al Mamari.

Meanwhile, AWS amd Omantel are collaborating to build Omantel's Digital Marketplace and Super App, as well as develop generative AI use cases to deliver enhanced customer experience and improved telecom operations.

Omantel will also collaborate with AWS to build a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) to provide training, enablement, and support to help Omani organizations successfully migrate to the cloud.

Additionally, AWS will be a preferred cloud provider for Omantel as it pursues its digital transformation ambitions.


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