"G-cloud" project is envisioned to setup a shared infrastructure including server, storage, and applications to meet Omani government IT infrastructure needs. G-cloud will allow ministries to focus on their core business, and thereby increasing their agility, improving efficiency and reducing the IT budget.

Main Objectives of G-Cloud

  • To provide shared infrastructure to government entities to host their infrastructure, platform, applications, services.
  • To ensure that computing resources and the support connectivity infrastructure (MPLS/Internet) are adequately and optimally used.
  • To support Open source direction of ITA (Oman).
  • To provide all three cloud service delivery models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).
  • To ensure the automatic, dynamic provisioning of resources to government entities.
  • To transfer Open source development know-how to local Omani resources.