Wipro and the Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC), a government authority of the Sultanate of Oman, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a Center of Excellence (CoE) for open source.
Under this MoU, Wipro and MTC will collaborate to build, deploy and sustain the CoE as well as accelerate adoption of open source technologies in thc public and private sectors of Oman and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.
The CoE will focus on building a talent base of lnformation and Communication Technologies (ICT) graduates specializing in open source capabilities through comprehensive training and skill development programs. It will encourage co-innovation by collaborating with local and regional industries (small, medium and large enterprises) in Oman and contribute to its in-country value (ICV). Wipro will work with MTC to develop solutions and services leveraging open source technologies to enable Digital Transformation, Connected Everything / lndustry4.O, Legacy Modernization, Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Native Architecture for the education, energy, natural resources & utilities (ENU), banking, financial services & insurance (BFSI), defense & security, transport & logistics, government, tourism and communications industries in Oman.
Through this MoU, Wipro will expand its local presence in Oman and enable MTC to realize theirgoals of building a digital economy and becoming a regional IT powerhouse.
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