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Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) represented by its Business Unit, signed an agreement with Al Khafji Joint Operations to provide its backup servicers to the company at a ceremony held recently in Al Khafji City.

The agreement was signed with the presence of Mr. Fahad Alsulaiman, Director Military, Banking & Nat. Res Sales at Mobily, and Eng. Abdulraoof Alarkia, Executive Manager Business Management, Al Khafji Joint Operations.

Al Khafji Joint Operations is a cooperation project established in 2000 between ARAMCO and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company.

In accordance with this agreement, Mobily will provide backup and business continuity services to Al Khafji Joint Operations, which confirms Mobily Business pioneer and the variety of sectors that benefit from its services like Health, Education, and Banking.

Al Khafji Joint Operations chose Mobily to implement this project since it is a main player in providing Telecom & IT services in the Kingdom and a leading operator in this field. Additionally; Mobily is specialized in information security field, information encryption and backup quick recovery.

Ismail Alghamdi, Chief Business Officer, expressed his happiness to sign this agreement and confirmed the company keenness to raise the added value government economical projects. Alghamdi added: "We became technology pioneer in smart cloud services that help companies to access its data even when the service is down, and other services like virtual servers recovery which provide full managed solutions to ensure electronic services continuity in a matter of minutes."

It is worth mentioning that Mobily Business provides flexible and reliable services, where Mobily owns 48 data and technical centers that provide a space to establishments to set their servers, storage, and network devices in a reliable environment at the Kingdom level. Moreover, Mobilys' 3rd and 4th category data center are accredited by (Uptime Institute) and provides security features to devices and network on different levels, in addition to full power redundancy in all centers and faster network connection.