The Saudi Computer Company launches the first national center for digital transformation, research and development of information technology

Aya Hussain

The Saudi Computer Company (SBM) launched today, The Center for Digital Transformation, Research and Development of Information Technology (TECHXAGON-Texagon), in the presence of His Excellency the Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Haitham bin Abdul Rahman Al-Ohali, and high representation from government agencies and a group of international companies operating in the field

Eng. Al-Ohali explained that this step is a translation of government efforts to expand the localization of technology and research in this field, in order to motivate and encourage Saudi companies to localize technologies. appropriate, promoting innovation, and stimulating national companies to compete in the localization of modern technologies.

He said: “The Kingdom has not reached this advanced competitive level in The technology sector, without the interest and support of the wise leadership, pointing out that research centers establish a solid base of technical industries, and then create thousands of jobs in all components of technology for Saudi men and women.

For his part, the CEO of the Saudi Computer Company (SBM), Engineer Essam bin Abdulaziz Al-Shiha, considered that the inauguration of the Digital Transformation, Research and Information Technology Development Center (TECHXAGON) achieves the company’s strategic objectives that focus on establishing a center for innovation, research and development. To be the first of its kind in the Kingdom to be established by a national company according to the latest technologies and international standards, with the aim of localizing modern technologies and finding distinguished and globally competitive Saudi technical solutions, which is an important step that achieves many of the goals of
vision , including contributing to increasing the local content of modern technologies, creating an environment that promotes innovation and creativity in this sector, expanding the provision of jobs for young men and women, and raising the sector’s contribution to the gross domestic product


He added: “The Center for Digital Transformation, Research and Development of Information Technology (TECHXAGON) was established in the SBM building)) in the Digital City in Riyadh according to the highest and latest international standards in the field of information technology, and it includes many It is one of the technical facilities that display the latest and most advanced in the field of information technology, as the center holds many international certificates and accreditations in the field of data centers, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and interior design.”