MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation Joint venture and the leading IT services and solutions provider in Qatar, has marked a major milestone in its journey with an important new agreement with Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ). The signing ceremony was held during the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).
The agreement was signed by MOQ’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Carsten Sonne-Schmidt and MEEZA’s Chief Marketing Officer, Saad Sabah Al Kuwari. Also in attendance were Ahmad Mohammed Al Kuwari, MEEZA CEO, and Sheikh Faisal bin Fahad Al Thani, Deputy Managing Director of MOQ. Under this agreement, MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, will be hosting Maersk Oil’s Primary and Disaster Recovery IT equipment in its M-VAULT 2 and M-VAULT 3 state-of-the-art data centers.
Ahmad Mohammed Al-Kuwari commented:“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.”
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, 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.”
Carsten Sonne-Schmidt, CFO 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,”