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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Omatek goes into data recovery service

Newly unveiled subsidiary of Omatek Ventures Plc, the Omatek Engineering Services Limited (OESL) would focus on avalanche of services including disaster and data recovery, network optimization and web security.

Chief Operating Officer (COO), OESL, Mr. Femi Numa made this disclosure in Lagos and said that in addition, his firm would be designing optimized green network power solutions, also known as the Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) and inverters for home and industrial uses.

He said OSEL has come to further reinforce the confidence of Nigerians that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) service infrastructure could be managed according to internationally recognized best practices. He stressed that OESL would maximize customer satisfaction with the services provided using effective web-based helpdesk system.

The new subsidiary, he said, works in partnership with Kelong - a Chinese company reputed to be one of the world’s biggest UPS’ manufacturers’ was recently commissioned to produce a range of UPS, inverters and power backup systems that could be used for telecommunications applications, in homes, offices, server rooms, medical institutions, industries, large corporations, banks, Automated Teller Machines (ATM) points and other mission critical environments, hotels, industries and factories.

Speaking at the a cocktail for the visiting foreign partners, which attracted top dignitaries from the corporate and government circles in Lagos recently, Omatek Group Managing Director, Mrs. Florence Seriki said the strategic partnership between Omatek group and its foreign technical partners led by Valona of Singapore is aimed at delivering world class ICT solutions to the banking and financial institutions, telecoms, government, oil and gas as well as the public sector.

She noted that this alliance has become necessary in view of the need to address critical ICT areas in the Nigerian business terrain.

Several presentations were made by OESL foreign partners including Messrs Naresh Kapoor and Andy Poy of Valona Holdings West Africa and Mr. You Cheng Hwee of Maximus Consulting, Singapore who also visited several organizations to assess their needs requirements.

Members of OESL board of directors, captains of industries, top bank executives, security experts and ICT solutions professionals.

Meanwhile, the Chairman, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCN), Lagos State branch, Comrade Adebayo Oluwa, has commended Omatek Ventures Plc for fulfilling its promise of handing over Personal Computers (PC) to the beneficiaries of its recently launched initiative for civil servants in the state.

Champion Infotel recalls that Omatek has disbursed over 500 PCs to civil servants in the centre of excellence under its e-Xpress initiative in partnership with ASCN.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Oluwa said, he was impressed with the timely delivery of the computer systems which range from the latest 8 inch smart book to the rugged desktop computers.

Comrade Oluwa also said, the acquisition of the computer systems by the public servants in the state, would go a long way in improving their efficiency and productivity.

This, he noted, is in line with the Governor Babatunde Fashola’s administration efforts at computerizing the entire civil service in Lagos State.

He, therefore, urged other interested public servants in Lagos State to take advantage of the Omatek e-Xpress initiative to acquire their computers through an easy and convenient payment plan which spans between 12 and 24 months.

Equally, speaking, one of the beneficiaries, Mr. Olaniyonu, a civil servant from the Education District 1, Agege, expressed his gratitude to Omatek Computers for the opportunity given to him to own a computer.

He applauded Omatek Computers for including civil servants under its e-Xpress initiative.

So far, Omatek e-Xpress initiative has also been launched in Oyo, Ogun, Abia, Cross River, and a host of other states.

The Omatek e-Xpress initiative is expected to boost IT penetration in the country, with the aim of putting, at least, one computer in every Nigerian home in no distant future.


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