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Empowering Industries in Oman

As one of the vital enablers contributing to the improvement of productivity in economic sectors and a key pillar driving the national economy for technological transformation, Oman Data Park (ODP), the Sultanate’s first IT-managed and cloud services provider, has launched Nebula AI service today by joining the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) Cloud Service Provider Partner Program. 

The launching ceremony was under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ali bin Amer Al Shidani, Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology in presence of high-level VIP delegations, business, and media representatives. The event was also graced by both virtual and physical presenters covering various aspects of AI and its benefits and was live-streamed to a wider audience.

The launch of the Nebula AI platform, the first of its kind in Oman, comes in line with Oman’s vision for 2040 and within the Sultanate’s exerted efforts to keep pace with the latest technological developments in the field of computing, compatible with the requirements of the fourth industrial revolution and AI.

Please see the below links to view the recordings of key presentations made at the event

Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO of Oman Data Park – The Importance of AI for Oman’s Economy

Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, CEO of Oman Data Park delivers the keynote on the importance of AI for Oman’s Economy at the launch of Nebula AI, an Artificial Intelligence ready cloud infrastructure.

Mr. Jaap Zuiderveld, EMEA VP, Nvidia – Enabling an AI Nation

Mr. Jaap Zuiderveld, vice president, EMEA at NVIDIA delivering the second keynote highlighting the potential AI holds in the continued transformation of Oman into an innovation-driven nation, and how Oman Data Park & NVIDIA can bring proven expertise to empower entities in Oman.

Mr. Raj Sandhu, CEO, Bikal UK – Impact of Data Science and AI on Modern Business

Raj Sandhu, CEO, Bikal UK highlights the impact of data science and AI on a variety of modern businesses, and how the partnership between Oman Data Park & Bikal can open up new opportunities for public and private sector entities in Oman by unlocking the value of existing operations.

Mr. Carlo Ruiz EMEA Director – AI Data Center Solutions, Services & Operations, Nvidia

Mr. Carlo Ruiz, Director, AI Data  Center, EMEA at NVIDIA says” “GPU deep learning is a new computing model that opens tremendous growth opportunities for all industries” – Carlo Ruiz, EMEA Director – AI Data Center Solutions, Services & Operations at NVIDIA discusses the new engines of economic growth in the AI-driven fourth industrial revolution”

Mr. Hassan Abdul Ali, General Manager – Business Development, Oman Data Park.

Powerful, scalable infrastructure that organisations can leverage in real-time for their success. Nebula AI is Oman’s first and only AI platform that can deliver computing power at scale, in a secure environment”, says Hassan Abdul Ali, General Manager – Business Development, Oman Data Park.

Mr. Youssef Ben Dhieb, Head of Dubai Engineering, InstaDeep

“Businesses globally are discovering new ways to optimize operations and reduce costs, thanks to higher computing capabilities using AI” Youssef Ben Dhieb, Head of Dubai Engineering, InstaDeep presents the approach to the AI journey.

Mr. Maciej Mazur Canonical Product Strategy Manager – Benefits of a Cloud Based AI Solution

“Different tools, diverse data types, and a variety of applications. Cloud-based AI solutions using open source tools can help businesses build MLOps infrastructure that brings together data science, DevOps, and machine learning to transition the algorithm to production systems” Maciej Mazur, Canonical Product Strategy Manager, Data Scientist, Canonical presents the possibilities.

Mr. Tamer AbdelFattah Head of IoT & AI Division, IngramMicro – AI Use Cases from the Region

Use cases of AI for business optimization, building cost efficiency, increasing profitability, and enhancing performance underline the compelling reasons for businesses in Oman to embrace today’s technologies that Oman Data Park can deliver. Tamer Abdel-Fattah, Head of IoT & AI Division – Ingram Micro drives home the point

Souqmazoon

Souqmazoon.com is a specialised e-marketplace designed to support primarily SMEs and Omani businesses. It endeavors to provide a variety of products across multiple categories.

With a diverse selection of ‘Made in Oman’ products and others, the portal is devised to cater to the discerning taste of the evolving online shoppers.

www.souqmazoon.com

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