Interswitch Group, Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, and Stratus® Technologies, Inc. (“Stratus”), an SGH (Nasdaq: SGH) company and a global leader in simple, protected, and autonomous Edge Computing platforms, have recently unveiled a plethora of cutting-edge technological solutions that will address gaps in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
These novel solutions were showcased at the recently concluded Nigeria Oil & Gas (NOG) Energy Week themed ‘Powering Nigeria’s Sustainable Energy Future’ that was held from July 9 to 13 2023, at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja.
The 5-day conference and exhibition which drew energy industry leaders, experts, and key stakeholders from across Nigeria and beyond, focused on strategies for the Nigerian government and private sector participants to navigate the emerging trends in the energy sector.
Stratus and Interswitch jointly played a prominent role at the event as they actively engaged participants and showcased a range of solutions including advanced asset performance management applications, fault-tolerant edge computing platforms supporting advanced analytics with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), real-time simulation and digital twins for efficiency optimization, secure and autonomous edge computing platforms for monitoring and control.
The solutions are expected to enable industry players to harness the power of next-generation computing technologies to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.
“We are extremely pleased with the overwhelming response and positive feedback we received at the Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference,” said Jonah Adams, MD, Digital Infrastructure & Managed Services (Interswitch Systegra). “Our partnership with Stratus Technologies has enabled us to deliver state-of-the-art solutions that empower organizations in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. By leveraging IoT-driven the capabilities of the edge computing and the ft servers, our solutions enable enhanced performance, cost optimization, and efficiency. We are proud to contribute to Nigeria’s sustainable energy future.”
Also commenting on the partnership and its attendant possibilities, Pieter van der Merwen, Regional Manager Sales and Business Development Africa and the Middle East, Stratus Technologies, said “Collaborating with Interswitch Group has been a remarkable journey. Our fault-tolerant Edge Computing platforms, combined with Interswitch’s technological expertise, offer oil and gas industry organizations unparalleled capabilities for real-time data processing, advanced analytics, and simulation. We are delighted to be part of this transformative journey, enabling enhanced efficiency, predictive maintenance, and cost optimization.”
As a forward-looking technology company that provides services across industry verticals, Interswitch continues to develop industry-disrupting innovations that spur efficiency and drive performance excellence.