Wednesday 3 June 2020

KOTC ropes in Microsoft for remote working platforms

KUWAIT CITY, March 26, 2020

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has announced that it will implement remote working solutions by leveraging modern and secure platforms such as Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams.

The move will enable KOTC to continue running its mission critical operations while ensuring the health and safety of its workforce, said a senior official.

"We are taking all the required measures to ensure health and safety of our employees while fostering an environment to ensure business continuity in serving our customers during these challenging times," remarked Khaled Saleh Al Assoussi, the Deputy CEO (Financial Affairs & Administration) at KOTC.

"We believe technology plays a major role in this effort. By implementing remote working solutions and leveraging platforms like Microsoft Teams, we are taking a leap forward in not only ensuring the well-being of our workforce, but also creating the future workplace that keeps our people and processes sustained together," added Al Assoussi.

The Kuwaiati group said it will leverage Microsoft teams, a collaboration and productivity tool that will empower its employees to chat, meet, call, and collaborate seamlessly in one place.

Cloud-based identity and access management solutions such as Azure Active Directory will enable secure sign-in and protect users from evolving threats while delivering a complete and intelligent workplace, it added.

“The health and safety of employees, customers, partners and communities is a top priority for us at Microsoft, and we will continue our efforts to enable them with solutions to collaborate from anywhere at any time,” remarked Alaeddine Karim, the country manager, Microsoft Kuwait.

“As companies like KOTC are moving to remote work environment, we are committed to empower their workforce with tools to stay connected and become a true modern workplace that can achieve more,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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