solutions by stc, the specialized business arm of Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, showcased several pioneering solutions during its participation in the 10th eGovernment (EGOV10) Forum in Kuwait. As a platinum sponsor of the forum, launched under the title ‘Future of the Cloud in Kuwait’ and held under the patronage of His Excellency Fahad Ali Zaied Al-Shuala, Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Minister of State for Communications Affairs, solutions by stc also took on an active role to further reflect its dedication to developing the ICT sector in Kuwait.
Held in cooperation with the Central Agency for Information Technology, solutions by stc joined the event’s opening ceremony at Crowne Plaza Hotel as it was attended by the representative of the event’s patron, CAIT Acting Director General Dr. Ammar Al Husaini, along with stc’s CEO Eng. Maziad Alharbi and solutions by stc’s CEO, Mohammed Al-Nusif. The Forum witnessed the participation of major domestic and international cloud computing companies, in addition to the attendance of many prominent executives and leaders from the local public and private sectors.
Organized by the Kuwaiti Federation for Engineering Offices and Consulting Houses (KFEOCH) and managed by Razen Events in strategic partnership with the Central Agency for Information Technology (CAIT), the 2-day forum reflected a critical stage for the future of cloud computing in Kuwait. Considering the wide range of cloud computing solutions offered by solutions by stc, the opening speech was delivered by solutions by stc’s CEO, Mohammed Al-Nusif. Al-Nusif highlighted the important role the forum played in stimulating the ICT sector in the Kuwaiti market, as well as the value of the knowledge and insights shared during such events. With the development of the cloud solutions space, in line with international standards, Kuwait can strongly align with the quality and breadth of solutions found in developed countries.
Issa Al-Suwait, General Manager of Cybersecurity at stc, delivered a presentation at the forum entitled “Cybersecurity in Cloud Computing: Safeguarding the Digital Frontier.” This comprehensive presentation sought to enlighten attendees about the critical importance of data protection. It explored topics including the definition of cloud computing, its benefits, challenges associated with cloud cybersecurity, measures to ensure cybersecurity in cloud computing, relevant compliance and regulations, illustrative case studies, and anticipated future trends in cloud cybersecurity.
During the forum, solutions by stc unveiled Modar, a state-of-the-art Cloud Managed Network solution, specifically crafted for the business sector and developed in partnership with CloudCampus technology. Modar represents a significant leap forward, offering industries an opportunity to undergo a seamless digital transformation. Customers adopting this solution are set to enjoy uninterrupted connectivity, access to a broad spectrum of innovative products tailored to meet their networking and security demands. The solution is also marked by its user-friendly setup process and is supported by a team of experts ready to provide remote technical assistance whenever necessary, ensuring a smooth and efficient user experience.
Additionally, the Company introduced Virtual Private Servers (VPS), a transformative solution tailored to meet the diverse needs of businesses ranging from SMEs to large enterprises and government organizations. This pioneering solution shows flexibility and control, paralleling the experience of having a personal dedicated server while also offering the scalability to adjust resources in alignment with business growth. Customers utilizing VPS can now operate their websites, applications, and databases within a secure and scalable environment, enjoying dedicated space and resources on a server. Furthermore, it grants them the autonomy to customize software and settings according to their unique requirements. All of these benefits come with the added advantage of substantially reduced setup costs and fees, ultimately liberating internal resources and enhancing operational efficiency.
Forums such as EGOV10 are indispensable in forging a future-ready Kuwait, offering a unique platform for thought leaders, innovators, and policymakers to converge and exchange invaluable knowledge. At solutions by stc, we are proud to play a vital role in this collaborative ecosystem, as we continually strive to introduce groundbreaking ICT solutions that not only meet the current demands of our diverse customers but also pave the way for a more connected and resilient economy. By actively participating and contributing to these discussions, we are helping to shape the vision for Kuwait’s economy that is robust, dynamic, and ready to embrace the opportunities of the digital age.
I would like to extend my deepest appreciation to KFEOCH, Razen Events, CAIT, and all the dedicated individuals who played a role in the EGOV10 Forum. Their relentless effort and commitment created a platform of excellence, facilitating meaningful dialogue and fostering innovation within the ICT sector. We at solutions by stc are honored to have been part of this incredible event, contributing to the journey towards digital transformation in Kuwait.Al-Nusif, CEO, Solutions by stc
With its reputation as a key ICT player in the region and one-stop shop for business and wholesale solutions, solutions by stc’s sponsorship of the initiative directly aligns with the core objectives it aims to achieve for its clients. It is worth mentioning that it has sponsored previous editions of the eGovernment Forum, considering the important role the conference plays in showcasing the digital development and national strategy plan towards innovation and digital transformation. solutions by stc will continue to sponsor such initiatives that aim to accelerate and enable digital transformation, as well as the application of modern solutions using the latest technology available today.