Amman March,2022: OPTIMIZA has been selected by Jordan Kuwait Bank (JKB) to implement cutting-edge Digital Transformation solutions for the Bank, focusing on Network Infrastructure and Security.
The solution covers Voice & Data Network active components for the data center, High Availability and Disaster Recovery sites, along with all the Bank’s main touch points (branches and ATMs). The project addresses upgrading the current Network Infrastructure and Data Centers with the latest technologies in the field. This will activate failover capability across three sites (Main, High Availability and Disaster Recovery) to ensure business sustainability, continuity and resilience. The new technology is based on next generation Software Defined solutions, including SD Networks, SDWAN and SD-Access, Security appliances, DNS security and Unified communication solutions from Cisco Systems®.
This project reflects JKB’s forward thinking and profound belief in harnessing the latest technologies to drive business and grow the Bank’s influence and leading position in the sector.
“To bring the bright future of banking to our customers today and provide our clients with the best banking experience is our top priority. JKB’s mission is focused on providing an integrated, tailored and frictionless banking experience through digitally innovative and agile services. With that in mind, JKB has initiated a project to refresh all of its technology infrastructure to become state-of-the-art, a major milestone on the roadmap to achieving our mission,’ said Mr. Daoud Issa, Jordan Kuwait Bank’s Chief Operating & Support Officer.
“This project is a crucial part of JKB’s plan to refresh its technology infrastructure and transform it into an enabler for the business to achieve its mission and goals. It is our policy to adopt the latest technologies, and engage with local enterprises in the region, such as OPTIMIZA. We believe that their highly professional team will support JKB to achieve our objectives using leading-edge technologies,” said Eng. Maher Abu Saadeh – Head of Information Technology – Jordan Kuwait Bank.
“OPTIMIZA is always poised to offer Digital Transformation business solutions by way of leading-edge technologies. We are proud of our partnership with JKB – one of the leading and most progressive banks in Jordan. We continuously strive to enable our ambitious clients to meet their ever-evolving business needs and stay on the cutting-edge of the world’s best digital practices in the banking sector,” said Mr. Majed Sifri, OPTIMIZA’s CEO.
“This new project re-emphasizes our longstanding relationship with OPTIMIZA, the leading regional digital transformation solutions provider, and with Jordan Kuwait Bank, a major player in the Jordanian banking sector. Jordan Kuwait Bank has a clear understanding of the importance of adopting modern technologies, from Cisco, to deliver highly secure and scalable customer experiences. The bank became one of the first organizations in Jordan to select Cisco Cross architecture Enterprise Level agreement that give access to world class solutions such as Cisco SDWAN, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure, Cisco Collaboration, and Cisco Security. This agreement is the building block of the banking services digital transformation and will lead to improve customer experience.” said Mr. Ala AlMasri, Territory manager at Cisco Jordan.