ODP Offers Azure Fundamentals Training For 25 Participants As Part Of Its CSR Strategy

Muscat, July 2020

In a bid to uphold its social commitment and as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Oman Data Park (ODP), the premiereCloud Services and ITManaged Services Provider,organized a free training program for 25 attendees on Microsoft Azure Fundamentals AZ-900 in two separate sessions. This initiative comes under the company’s CSR policy to serve the community through digital enablement.

As a responsible corporate, ODP believes in giving back to the communities it interacts with and has therefore set its focuson three main areas – the Environment, Education and Industry innovation.

The company has developed a CSR policy aimed at serving and supporting the communities through digital enablement. What sets them apart is their undisputable value to strive to promote knowledge for the benefit of the society that they are a part of.Considering the importance of education and skill development as cornerstones of a progressive society, ODP aims to offer industry leading IT educational courses to enhance the capabilities of participants.

The instructor-led online trainingwas dedicated for Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.Upon completion of the course, students were eligible to move to the next step and even appear for a certification course to develop their professional skills.The course trained the participants on the process of implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure and creating services such as App Service, Virtual Machines, HD Insights, API Management, and StorSimple.

The training received amazing response from participants.

“We appreciate ODP’S CSR strategies and perspectives to help people and communities develop their respective digital enablement by leveraging unique skills and resources. There were lot of opportunities to discuss real-life examples which all made for a really educative and enjoyable course.”

Hasan Mohammed Ali Emam

IT Department of Oman

“The Azure fundamentals course helped us fine-tune our innovative skills to help the larger community to be digitally efficient and benefit from the proficiency offered through such innovations.

Sachin Sharma

Head – IT Information Security of National Life and General Insurance

“We request the organizers to conduct many more such educationalactivities in futureto help us to be beneficial for the societies we serve”

Mohammad Ibrahim

Software Developer

“The Azure training course enabled the participants to acquire knowledge, competence and expertise skills. “Such training courses are important as we develop stronger employees. The course helped us to develop our potential to use everything around us to not only achieve our goals but also work towards the progress of others around us

Laila Al Balushi

IT Engineer at Oman Dates Production and Packaging Co.

The session was amazing and full of knowledge for future transformation.

“We were trained on the basics of cloud computing and how these are applicable to the Azure environment. We could also gain knowledge on the two main deployment models, such as the classic deployment and the Azure Resource Manager.”

Mohammad Ajmal

System administrator at Oman Fibers

The course was excellent. ODP’s initiative to offer such training is highly commendable because ultimately the end beneficiary is the community,”

Mohammad Ajmal

Executive Assistant at Fisheries Development Oman (FDO)

The Azure Fundamentals training was conducted in four modules. In Module 1, the participants were trained on basic cloud concepts to help understand the general ideas of cloud computing. In Module 2, basic core services available with Microsoft Azure were explained. The participants learned about security, privacy, compliance, and trust with Microsoft Azure in Module 3, the. Module 4 focused on pricing and support models available with Microsoft.