IFS, a global enterprise applications company, has announced the signing of a new agreement with Oman ICT Group. The partnership will help the Oman ICT Group achieve its key strategic objectives of developing the ICT sector for national advancement and includes Omanisation. It creates the path and provides a competitive IFS ERP solution into the Oman market while upskilling Omani consultants. Customers in Oman will now have a choice of an easy to deploy solution either on premise or in the Cloud and benefit from a low total cost of ownership.
The Oman ICT Group is mandated to create synergies between various operating companies, and is aligned with the National ICT Strategy to provide the necessary technology inputs whenever and wherever required. The partnership with IFS is focused on bridging the gap between the way business is done and technology, while preparing for the changes that are taking place within the world of digital transformation. What is important is that IFS is able to provide flexible and tailor-made solutions across a wide range of sectors including, Aerospace and Defence, Energy, Utility and Resources, Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Service industries. This covers some of the most vital sectors in Oman.
Oman ICT Group will provide IFS implementation and Managed Services for the entire IFS product suite and will also maintain and manage all IFS customers in Oman. To support this, IFS will enable them in the pre-sales, sales and implementation services. Both partners are keen to add value to the customers and provide unparalleled best-of-breed products, services and solutions, thereby helping to them to transform their organisation, processes and systems.
According to Said Al-Mandhari, CEO, Oman ICT Group, “Keeping pace with technological advancements is very important in ensuring that we are more effective and efficient in our operations. The strategic partnership with IFS goes beyond the commercial aspects and creates a new market for IFS. Simultaneously it also strengthens Oman ICT’s growth prospects by helping us capitalise on the international experience that IFS brings to the table. We are keen on serving our community to the best of our abilities and such partnerships are the need of the day.”
“On entering a new phase of expansion in the Middle East, IFS is very pleased to join hands with a premier entity such as Oman ICT Group who are instrumental in driving the ICT investments in the country. We will be focused on having intensive training programmes at the initial stage to ensure that local Omanis have the right IFS skills. There is a definite move to transition into an expanded market and we will support them with our large portfolio of products and solutions that address a range of business verticals,” said, Mehmood Khan, Managing Director and Vice-President for the Middle East and South Asia at IFS.