Technology: Interswitch and Stratus Showcase Cutting Edge Technology at 2023 NOG Energy Week

Technology: Interswitch and Stratus Showcase Cutting Edge Technology at 2023 NOG Energy Week


By The Tochlight Africa News

L-R: Adedayo Adelegan, Growth Marketing Manager (Enterprise), Interswitch; Robinta Aluyi, Group Head, Sales & Accounts Management- Digital Infrastructure & Managed Services (Interswitch Systegra); Silvia Boblea, Marketing Executive, Stratus Technologies; and Pieter Van Der Merwe, Regional Manager, Sales and Business Development (Africa and Middle East) Stratus Technologies, at the recently concluded Nigerian Oil & Gas (NOG) Energy Week in Abuja.


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



About Interswitch

Interswitch is a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Nigeria
and other countries in Africa. Founded in 2002, Interswitch disrupted the traditional cash-based
payments value chain in Nigeria by supporting the introduction of electronic payments processing and
switching services.

Today, Interswitch is a leading player with critical mass in Nigeria’s developing financial ecosystem and is
active across the payments value chain, providing a full suite of omni-channel payment solutions.

Interswitch’s vision is to make payments a seamless part of everyday life in Africa, and its mission is to
create transaction solutions that enable individuals and communities to prosper across Africa.

Interswitch’s broad network and robust payments platform have been instrumental to the development
of the Nigerian payments ecosystem and provide Interswitch with the infrastructure to expand across

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About Stratus
For leaders digitally transforming their operations to drive predictable, peak performance with minimal
risk, Stratus ensures the continuous availability of business-critical applications by delivering zero-touch
Edge Computing platforms that are simple to deploy and maintain, protected from interruptions and
threats, and autonomous. For 40 years, we have provided reliable and redundant zero-touch computing,
enabling global Fortune 500 companies and small-to-medium sized businesses to turn data securely and
remotely into actionable intelligence at the Edge, cloud, and data center – driving uptime and efficiency.
For more information, please visit or follow on Twitter @StratusAlwaysOn and
LinkedIn @StratusTechnologies.



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