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As  The  Global  Specialist  in Energy Management™, with operations in more than  100  countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple  market  segments,  including  leadership  positions in energy and infrastructure,   industrial   processes,  building  automation,  and  datacentre/networks,  as  well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused  on  making  energy  safe,  reliable,  and efficient, the company's 140,000  plus  employees  achieved sales of more than 24 billion € in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.



Dimension Data was founded in 1983 at the inception of networked communications. Dimension Data is a specialist IT services and solution provider that helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. We are positioned at the forefront of networking and communications in 51 countries across five regions.


Future Systems is a world-class datacenter provider and was APC by Schneider Electric's first Elite Partner in the Middle East. Its services include design and implementation, product supply and support, preventative maintenance, testing and analysis, warranty support, and training. It also specializes in the planning and provisioning of generators, transformers, automatic transfer switches, and uninterruptible power supply systems.

Established in 2004, Hardware Solutions Builders (Hasoub) is a comprehensive IT solutions provider that offers innovative cutting-edge technologies, including infrastructure solutions, IP services, low current and electromechanical physical security systems, and datacenter deployment solutions. With a number of subsidiaries and a growing number of clients across different market sectors, Hasoub is among the top 10 systems integrators in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Business Machines (SBM) is a leading provider of cutting-edge integrated technology solutions in Saudi Arabia. SBM’s portfolio of services includes hardware and software deployments, network solutions and services, integrated technology solutions, and professional services. SBM is the general marketing and service representative of IBM World Trade Corporation in the Kingdom, and also possesses a pool of strategic alliances with CISCO, SAP Practices, and Lucent Technologies.

CNS is a multinational company that provides datacenter infrastructure solutions on a turnkey basis. It offers complete datacenter design engineering solutions, including detailed MEP designs, modeling, audits, tier certification, testing, and acceptance activities. In delivering its solutions, CNS draws on the backing and support of manufacturers such as Schneider Electric and Cisco, and on its own in-house expertise in precision cooling, fire protection, MV/LV electrical distribution, and related services.



Emircom is a leading systems integrator in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. Possessing a broad specialization across the ICT field, it places a particular emphasis on the datacenter, video, security, and services technology verticals. For nearly three decades it has been the ICT partner of choice for many regional and global customers and vendors, including service providers, government agencies, educational institutions, finance houses, and healthcare organizations.

AlRasim United

Established in Jeddah in 1991, AlRasim United is a Saudi company with hands-on expertise in developing and providing a range of technological systems, including IT services and solutions, energy services, project management, and engineering design solutions. The firm professionally supports clients through the life cycle of each system and is focused on maximizing business value, increasing productivity, and ensuring client satisfaction.


Dell has been responsible for revolutionizing the IT industry over the last 20 years by making computing accessible to customers around the globe, be they businesses, institutional organizations, or individual consumers. Dell is a leading global systems and services company that is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 and has been active in the Middle East since 1992.

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments, and society. As the world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services, and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. HP has been present in the Middle East since 1968, and now employs more than 1,600 people in the region.



Data Link is one of Saudi Arabia’s leading third party independent service organizations. The company provides IT implementation services, preventative maintenance, and emergency services for critical datacenter installations located across the country. Established in 2007, Data Link provides comprehensive, world-class datacenter life cycle solutions, and is involved in installing, commissioning, testing, operating, and maintaining local datacenter infrastructures.


Westcon group Middle East comprises of Westcon Middle East & Comstor Middle East, the leading Value Added Distributors (VAD) of Convergence, Infrastructure, Mobility, Security & Cisco centric solutions in MENA. We offer a portfolio of best in-class products, services and solutions from highly reputed vendor partners that interoperate with and compliment each other. Our highly qualified staffs deliver outstanding support and unmatched relationships with our vendor and channel partners, including technical expertise, network design, sales consultancy, logistics and integrated marketing. Westcon delivers excellence in core distribution services around the region. Westcon Group has business units around the world with significant sales channels for Avaya, Blue Coat, Cisco, Juniper, Motorola and close to 100 other industry leading vendors. The company has specific expertise in the Convergence of voice, data & video application technologies, including VoIP, internet security, wireless and mobility solutions.


Gulf Business Machines (GBM)


Founded in 1990, GBM is leading provider of IT solutions in the Middle East. GBM is IBM's sole distributor for select products and services in the Gulf Cooperation Council region, excluding Saudi Arabia. GBM also has strategic partnerships with Cisco, VMware, Apple, Red Hat, and F5. GBM offers an extensive range of IT infrastructure, solutions, and services ranging from consulting, resource deployment, and integration to after-sales support. The company has offices in the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Pakistan.

Key Information Technology

Key Information Technology (KIT) is a combined professional services and infrastructure management services organization that offers its clients a full life cycle of secure and reliable network and IT infrastructure services. Its broad portfolio of professional and consulting services includes enterprise network infrastructure, datacenter planning and implementation, enterprise security, mobility, and power & cooling solutions.

Cisco is the world-wide leader in networking for the Internet, offering the industry’s broadest range of end-to-end networking solutions.
The product range includes LAN and WAN multi-service switches, routers, access solutions, IP telephony, integrated CRM solutions, web scaling, security technologies and network management systems. Cisco serves customers in three major markets: Enterprises, Service Providers, and Small/Medium Businesses. Visit:

IBM is aligned around a single, focused business model: Innovation.
IBM takes its breadth and depth of insight on issues, processes and operations across a variety of industries, and invents and applies technology to help solve its clients' most intractable business and competitive problems.IBM established its first presence in the Middle East more than 60 years ago and currently has its regional headquarters based at Dubai Internet City. With the support of over 2,000 employees in the region, IBM is focused on providing customers with innovative solutions that enable them to gain competitive advantage in this highly competitive market.IBM has played an instrumental role in the development of the IT sector in the Middle East, with on-going initiatives with both private and public sectors that drive the adoption of new technologies, skills development, research facilities and training.With the evolving role of the CIO, globally and across the Middle East, IBM runs specific events and round tables, such as its annual Middle East CIO conference, that brings together the regions leading CIO’s, executives and experts from IBM, our customers, and industry leaders in a forum to discuss how CIO’s are helping lead the transformation of their companies

Logicom Public Ltd

Logicom Public Ltd is an international group of companies, listed on the Main Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE/CySE20 index. The Group's activities include the distribution of technology products, the provision of Integrated IT Networking, Telecom and Business Software Solutions and the execution of large infrastructure projects. Logicom has physical presence in 22 countries, employs over 550 professionals and services more than 8,000 customers in 30 countries in Europe, Middle East, Gulf, North Africa and Asia.


Aptec – an Ingram Micro Company ( is the Middle East and Africa’s largest technology Value-Added distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. The company provides awide range of solutions and services to more than 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading ICT manufacturers. Aptec serves over 70 countries.


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International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 47 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.