Ooredoo partners with NVIDIA to drive AI revolution in Maldives

24 Jun 2024 | 21:54
Ooredoo group partners with NVIDIA

Ooredoo Group has announced its partnership with NVIDIA as part of its strategy to become the leading digital infrastructure provider in the MENA region, including the Maldives.

This collaboration will grant Maldives access to NVIDIA's latest full-stack AI platform, aligning with Ooredoo's ambition to be the largest digital infrastructure company in the Maldives.

The agreement between Ooredoo and NVIDIA was signed during TMForum’s DTW24 in Copenhagen, in the presence of Ooredoo Group CEO Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo and NVIDIA Senior Vice President of Telecom Ronnie Vasishta.

Through this partnership, Ooredoo aims to bring an AI evolution to the region, utilizing NVIDIA's advanced accelerated computing platform.

The deployment of thousands of NVIDIA Tensor Core GPUs in Ooredoo's AI data centres will enable customers to leverage a state-of-the-art AI platform, enhancing operational efficiencies across industries.

Customers in the Maldives will benefit from Ooredoo’s GPU-as-a-Service, providing on-demand access to advanced AI and machine learning tools, including generative AI.

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Group CEO of Ooredoo, expressed enthusiasm about implementing NVIDIA's platform, stating that Ooredoo is poised to lead the AI revolution in the MENA region, driving digitalization and innovation.

Implementing NVIDIA's full-stack platform for accelerated computing and generative AI, Ooredoo is equipped to be at the forefront of the AI revolution in MENA, driving digitalisation and innovation as the leading digital infrastructure provider in the region. Working with NVIDIA, we aim to meet the significantly growing demand for accelerated computing infrastructure to support advanced AI models

he stated

The collaboration with NVIDIA is part of Ooredoo's broader objective to boost AI infrastructure in the MENA region, enhancing security, performance, and customization to meet local standards.

This initiative will allow countries where Ooredoo operates to establish local clouds, fostering the development of local AI ecosystems and reinforcing data security measures.