Bank Sohar skeleton to ascent information insurance technology
By Hasan Kamoonpuri -
MUSCAT — Bank Sohar has announced that it is going in for one and comprehension solutions for online riposte of information centre and disaster redeem site as partial of a skeleton to ascent record to urge potency and information protection.
Bank Sohar has selected EMC® VNX™ one storage from EMC technologies along with EMC Data Domain® De-duplication storage, that is a subsequent era fill-in and liberation IT resolution to grasp aloft levels of potency and information protection, it was pronounced in a press discussion here yesterday. The bank is now in a initial theatre of deploying EMC infrastructure during a Data Centre (DC), Head Office and Disaster Recovery (DR) sites, along with EMC RecoverPoint to yield point-in-time liberation and online continual riposte between a DC and DR sites. This new Storage Area Network (SAN) of EMC VNX will capacitate Bank Sohar to grasp aloft levels of opening and potency and also accommodate a RecoverPoint Objectives (RPO) mandate as partial of IT DR plan and business smoothness management. Bank Sohar will conduct a infrastructure optimally, revoke operational costs and boost business agility.
“In line with His Majesty a Sultan’s prophesy of harnessing IT for all-round growth of Oman, a bank’s plan is to successfully confederate IT opposite a value sequence as a pivotal enabler of operational value and innovation, formulating opportunities and achieving a business objectives. IT continues to be a pivotal to fit banking and services as an effective differentiator. IT has done it probable to urge potency both in terms of uptime and a peculiarity of offerings to a customers,” Dr Mohamed Abdulaziz Kalmoor, CEO, Bank Sohar said.
The bank leverages IT to make a customer’s knowledge some-more convenient, effective and fit by services such as “Anytime, Anywhere Banking” by a operation of smoothness channels, such as branches, ATMs, e-Banking and SMS, and opposite remuneration and allotment systems.
“The SAN plan comprises SAN storage during a DC and DR sites, facilitating increasing storage capacity; scalability and arguable information coherence during DC and DR; Disk to Disk (D2D) fill-in solution, that will promote accessibility of fill-in copies in a information centre ensuing in shorter fill-in and liberation windows for DC to DR fill-in replication,” Mujahid Said al Zadjali, AGM and Head of IT, Bank Sohar said.
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