Datamount has officially opened its new data centre in Oman, the largest commercial data centre in the country.
The new data centre is located at Jebel Akhdar, and has a floor space of 9,000 square meters, to accommodate around 1,000 racks.
The company will leverage the state of the art facility to offer a range of data centre services to the public and private sector in the Sultanate.
The data centre was officially launched at a ceremony attended by His Highness Sayyid Shihab Bin Tariq Al Said, Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan.
The tier 4 data centre was designed by NxtGen Data Center & Cloud Technologies, with Awasr as strategic telecom service provider and Avaya providing cloud communications services. Datamount also signed up with Pulse Information Technologies (Rittal solution provider) for building a mini data center of 20 racks.
Datamount said that it plans to offer a range of services from the facility, including infrastructure services, managed services, DR & BC, and cloud services.
Cloud computing services will be available straight away, while the company expects to go lve with a 20-rack data centre by the second quarter of next year, with the centre completed by Q4 2020.
Dr Tahir Al Kindi, Chairman of the company commented: "Corporates require to focus on their core businesses. The need for cloud services, ICT outsourcing, disaster recovery and other secure ICT-related services has been growing rapidly within the country, due to increasing digital transformation of transactions and customer services."