Etisalat And Entiretec Announce Partnership At Gitex 2013 To Jointly Enhance Managed ICT And Global Network Solutions For The Middle East And GCC Region

Released on: November 05, 2013, 8:04 am
Industry: Telecommunications

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- With the vision to expand its Managed Service portfolio for business customers, the Middle East's leading telecommunications operator Etisalat partners with IT technology provider ENTIRETEC. First cooperative steps focus on burstable, secure, reliable and identity-based high speed internet access (HSIA). Other Managed Service solutions are to follow.

Through the integration of the ENTIRETEC solution Core Layer Technology (CLT) SECTOR, which is an enabler for a multi service network platform, the performance of Etisalat's Business Connectivity suite of services is strengthened. Together, both companies are able to provide a worldwide unique centrally manageable network technology with precision-controlled access to internet, data, applications and network services.

Furthermore, CLT SECTOR allows the client to add existing services seamlessly into the own private or Etisalat's public cloud connecting all company locations easily and ensuring that corporate standards are met across all properties. As it is deployed as a complete Managed Service, the solution is customizable scalable, overrides high CAPEX investments and only needs minimal effort in planning and execution.

Abdulla Hashim, Senior Vice President, ICT, Etisalat comments: The partnership with Entiretec ensures that our large customer base are able to connect seamlessly as well gain effiency from their network. The enterprise sector has dynamic requirements and Etisalat has been able to address this need by partnering with industry leading and specialists in the technology domain.

Julian Kraft, Managing Director of ENTIRETEC Middle East adds: We are very excited to partner with Etisalat on their Business Connectivity Services through our solutions and global Managed Services. This will allow both of us to be more flexible with the technology the Hospitality demands and we can scale the solutions as they like within their core business.

About Etisalat
Etisalat is the Middle East's leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the six Arab countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, with a market value of approximately Dh81 billion (US$22 billion) and annual revenues of over Dh32.9 billion (US$9 billion). A multinational, blue-chip organization, Etisalat has operations in 15 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Nearly 42,000 people are directly employed by the company. Etisalat brings 34 years of rich experience in providing leading-edge communications support, and is lauded as being one of the most tech-savvy operators in the world. The company's growth in the recent past has taken it to 19 countries, where Etisalat is welcomed as a source of new ideas and experience.

ENTIRETEC is an established IT specialist and technology provider with sites and interconnected data centers worldwide. Using its wealth of experience as a foundation, the firm develops and implements highly available, secure networks in local and global environments. Irrespective of the client's existing network, ENTIRETEC delivers individual applications as Managed Services which combine to form tailored solutions. The firm's in-house CLT Core Layer Technology® facilitates the centralized regulation and identity-based management of all IT processes and activities. Cross-sector strategic project development and consulting complete the range of services offered.

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