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Meeza, Maersk Oil sign major IT deal

DOHA, December 8, 2015

Meeza, a leading IT solutions provider in Qatar, has signed a new agreement with Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ), under which Meeza will host MOQ’s primary and disaster recovery IT equipment at its data centers.

The agreement was signed by MOQ’s chief financial officer (CFO) Carsten Sonne-Schmidt and Meeza’s chief marketing officer Saad Sabah Al-Kuwari during the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Also in attendance were Ahmad Mohammed Al-Kuwari, Meeza CEO, and Sheikh Faisal bin Fahad Al Thani, deputy managing director of MOQ.

Ahmad Mohammed Al-Kuwari said: “This agreement is the culmination of our continuous efforts in delivering world-class solutions and technologies to our esteemed clients.”

“We are immensely proud to be entrusted with a massive undertaking for a large-scale and international corporation like Maersk Oil; one that commands and demands a great deal of innovation, delivery excellence, superior technologies and groundbreaking solutions. It is a power partnership that will equally help us stretch our offering to new heights and territories,” he added.

Sheikh Faisal bin Fahad Al-Thani, deputy managing director of Maersk Oil Qatar, said: "Maersk Oil operates Qatar’s largest offshore oilfield, Al Shaheen. As a trusted and reliable operator that is committed to supporting Qatar’s National vision of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Maersk Oil works closely with Qatari businesses to maximise local participation in its activities. Today’s signing with Meeza, a Qatar Foundation Joint venture, is testament to this commitment."

Saad Sabah Al-Kuwari said: “As a local player with deep-rooted history in the Qatari market, we’re immensely proud to have assumed such a large assignment for a global powerhouse like Maersk Oil. There is great synergy and value that can be derived from bringing together our local expertise with Maersk Oil’s global footprint and clout. We believe this partnership is merely a starting point that will ignite future opportunities for both our businesses.”

Carsten Sonne-Schmidt said: “Meeza’s market leadership, quality approach, continuous innovation and forward thinking solutions have been the key deciding and driving factors behind signing this agreement. Meeza has demonstrated a unique ability and edge in bridging together unmatched standards, capabilities, talents and technologies to support Maersk Oil Qatar’s demand for agility and quality. We are excited to explore future opportunities and avenues of growth that will unravel with this partnership.”

Offering a guaranteed uptime of 99.98 per cent in adherence with world-class efficiency and risk management standards, Meeza’s M-VAULT series are the only design and build Tier III certified data centres in Qatar – with the company’s M-VAULT 3 being LEED Gold certified and the M-VAULT 2, LEED Platinum certified.

Its latest and biggest data centre to date, Meeza’s M-VAULT 2 extends to a total building area of 10,000 sq m, offering unprecedented and unparalleled flexibility and reliability in the Mena region. – TradeArabia News Service




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