MEPS picks Savvytek for core application project
Amman, February 17, 2010
Middle East Payment Services (MEPS), a regional provider for cards and payment services operating out of Amman, has chosen Savvytek to implement its new RS2 core application based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle technologies.
Savvytek is the only Red Hat Premier partner and Red Hat certified training partner in the region, said a top official.
In the first Red Hat Virtualization implementation project in Jordan, Savvytek assumed leadership to establish and deliver the Red Hat Linux and Oracle environment for the new card management system at MEPS - RS2, said Mohammad Tahboub, president of Savvytek..
The environment was based on the latest Open Source Virtualization Technology from Red Hat, and the state-of-art network management solution, “Red Hat Network Satellite”.
This new infrastructure shall enable MEPS to invest in a more efficient, secure and improved climate, as well as achieve operation flexibility, easier administration and reduced maintenance costs, he explained.
In addition to providing and implementing the software solutions, Savvytek conducted advanced training to MEPS technical team on the latest Red-Hat Linux and Oracle technologies; in order to guarantee proper hand over and facilitate in-house help desk service.
“We understand that protecting card holder data is essential for our organization, and we are proud to be one of the first service providers to initiate the virtualization and network management solution,” said general manager at Middle East Payment Services, Naser Abu Ghazaleh.
“Savvytek has the technology and solid expertise in Red Hat and Oracle in Jordan and the Region to help secure our organization and its local presence, in addition to facilitating cost-effective strategy adopted,” he added.
The Solution facilitated reduced investments in hardware and software infrastructure components, in addition to management and technical investment.
“Commencing Red Hat – RS2 is a further verification of Middle East Payment Services’ mission to meet the demands on the modern consumer,” Tahboub said.
"Through our partnership, MEPS will utilize the latest solutions that are proven to improve security, performance with least costs," he added.-TradeArabia News Service