KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, will offer Alghanim Industries with the latest technology solutions to provide a number of the company’s biggest retail stores in Kuwait with the most advanced innovative services in networking, information security, and telecommunications infrastructures.
The announcement came during Zain’s participation as a Strategic Sponsor in the Kuwait Tech Expo 2020 at the Kuwait International Fair in Mishref, with the presence of Zain Kuwait CEO Eaman Al-Roudhan, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Enterprise Business Officer Hamad Al-Marzouq, Alghanim Industries Director of Corporate Communications Abdullateef Al-Sharikh, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Corporate Communications and Relations Officer Waleed Al-Khashti, as well as the executive management teams from both companies.
Zain will offer a wide range of the latest technology solutions to a number of retail stores and global brands that are part of Alghanim Industries in Kuwait. The solutions, mainly in networking, information security, and telecommunications infrastructures, include SD-WAN cloud solutions for networks management, 4G LTE Internet connectivity services that can be upgraded to support 5G technology later, integrated VSaaS surveillance solutions on Zain’s secure cloud for video recording, storage, remote viewing, and management alerts, and more. Zain will also offer Cisco Meraki access point services for smart and efficient network managing, UPS battery backup solutions in case of power outages, several infrastructure and networking services, and much more.
Commenting on the collaboration, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Enterprise Business Officer Hamad Al-Marzouq said: “we are proud that Alghanim Industries is one of Zain’s biggest corporate customers today. The company currently benefits from our Zain Business Data Center’s services, and our collaboration today represents a step forward to expand this partnership and offer more of the most advanced services and solutions to power Alghanim Industries’ digital infrastructure. This is especially that as it is one of the biggest and oldest leading companies in Kuwait and the region.”
Marzouq added: “the offering of these services and solutions comes as part of our commitment at Zain to offer the latest and most advanced solutions to Kuwait’s business community, whether large companies or SMEs, and as per the highest international standards. This commitment comes in line with our digital transformation strategy through which we aim at empowering a more efficient business sector in the Kuwaiti market.”
Marzouq concluded: “Zain recently received the Management and Operation Data Center Certification by Uptime Institute – the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of data centers, making it the first telecom operator in Kuwait and the third in the region to receive this prestigious certification.
Our certification by one of the world’s leading advisory organizations comes to demonstrate our leadership and commitment in adopting the highest international standards for our data center, which ultimately reflects on the quality and efficiency of our services targeted at the Enterprise Segment within the Kuwaiti market. For this, we greatly value the trust of Alghanim Industries in Zain’s leadership.”
Alghanim Industries Director of Corporate Communications, Abdullateef Al-Sharikh, commented: “Alghanim Industries is always searching for the best solutions to serve its growing customer base. Throughout our expansion plans, we have been fortunate to collaborate with a leading telecom provider like Zain. Their comprehensive digital solutions are both innovative and pioneering, offering a large company such as Alghanim Industries the opportunity to meet its ambitious expansion plans and growing customers’ demands.”
Zain recently announced its strategic sponsorship of Kuwait Tech Expo 2020, considered Kuwait’s biggest event for technology and telecommunications services. The event aimed at offering effective solutions to the country’s various bodies with the aim of serving the community’s needs.
Zain’s support to the event came to affirm its commitment in being present at the various activities and programs that contribute to pushing the national economy wheel and achieve the country’s developmental goals, especially those centered around technology and telecommunications. As the world goes through comprehensive digital transformation, Zain expressed its commitment and readiness to be a main contributing partner of Kuwait’s digital transformation journey.
Through its dedicated booth at the Kuwait Tech Expo 2020, Zain showcased its capabilities as an active partner in empowering a smart life, a safe community, and an efficient business sector to achieve the goals of the Kuwait National Development Plan (New Kuwait 2035), which is based on five expected outcomes and seven key pillars. Zain considers itself a main partner in the achievement of this plan.
Zain strongly believes in the crucial role played by private sector organizations in supporting social and economic sustainability projects, as well as further pushing the entrepreneurial community’s growth in the country. Springing from its growing commitment towards practicing its social responsibility, the company is committed to printing a positive print through all its activities. This has led Zain to embrace the most influential issues in the community, including the support of entrepreneurship and innovation.