Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, Interswitch Group, and Stratus Technology have recently unveiled a plethora of cutting-edge technological solutions that will address gaps in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.
The Nigeria Oil & Gas (NOG) Energy Week with the theme ‘Powering Nigeria’s Sustainable Energy Future’ recently concluded from July 9 to 13, 2023, at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja. This 5-day conference and exhibition brought together energy industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders from Nigeria and beyond to address the emerging trends in the energy sector and devise strategies for both the Nigerian government and private sector participants.
During the event, Stratus and Interswitch played a prominent role, actively engaging with participants and presenting a range of novel solutions. These solutions included 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 optimizing efficiency. Additionally, secure and autonomous edge computing platforms were showcased for monitoring and control purposes.
The showcased solutions are expected to empower industry players by leveraging the power of next-generation computing technologies to streamline operations, improve efficiency, and reduce costs significantly.
Jonah Adams, the MD of Digital Infrastructure & Managed Services at Interswitch Systegra, expressed immense satisfaction with the positive feedback and overwhelming response received during the Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference. He highlighted the fruitful partnership with Stratus Technologies, which enabled them to deliver cutting-edge solutions benefiting organizations in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. Through leveraging IoT-driven capabilities of edge computing and ft servers, their solutions enable enhanced performance, cost optimization, and efficiency, contributing to Nigeria’s sustainable energy future.
Pieter van der Merwen, the Regional Manager Sales and Business Development for Africa and the Middle East at Stratus Technologies, also expressed enthusiasm about their collaboration with Interswitch Group. He emphasized that their fault-tolerant Edge Computing platforms, combined with Interswitch’s technological expertise, provide oil and gas industry organizations with unparalleled capabilities for real-time data processing, advanced analytics, and simulation. This transformative journey enables enhanced efficiency, predictive maintenance, and cost optimization.
Interswitch, as a forward-looking technology company serving various industries, continues to develop disruptive innovations that enhance efficiency and drive performance excellence.