KNPC to deploy Dell EMC’s storage solutions

Dell EMC hs announced that the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), one of the largest oil refining companies in the region, has successfully deployed Dell EMC’s industry leading storage solutions to drive an agile and future-ready business. Through these deployments, KNPC aims to support rapid data growth and create a highly available foundation for round the clock service delivery.


Abdulaziz AlDuaij, Manager Information Technology Department at Kuwait National Petroleum Company said, “We recognize that having a strong IT foundation is absolutely critical to our ability to sustain and ensure business continuity. Together with Dell EMC we are able to leverage the powerful combination of world class technology with industry expertise to achieve the scalability, performance and availability that is critical to our ability to innovate and excel for generations to come.”

KNPC selected Dell EMC’s VMAX3 enterprise storage systems, Vplex Metro and VNX unified storage arrays to create the right storage environment to support data mobility across KNPC’s three data centers. Samer Saber, Kuwait Country Manager at Dell EMC said, “As an ICT enabler, we are proud to be working with an innovative organization such as the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and support their ambitious vision to redefine the country’s energy sector.”

With an aim to optimize storage efficiencies, KNPC further reinforced this deployment with solutions from Dell EMC’s leading data protection and availability division. With Dell EMC data protection software stack and Data Domain protection storage platforms, KNPC is able to protect the integrity of data and application services while enabling continuous data protection and disaster avoidance capabilities. Additionally, KNPC deployed EMC’s ViPR controller and ViPR SRM to develop advanced storage automation capabilities to drive cost efficiency and simplify operational management.

KNPC stands to benefit from improved performance, hyper-scale data protection, increased efficiency, enhanced trust with Data Protection solutions, continuous service availability to assure uptime for their business critical applications and simplified management.