BEA expands operations in Middle East
Provider of end-to-end e-business infrastructure solutions BEA announced plans for regional expansion that include the acquisition of new independent software vendors as partners, as well as an increase to its existing customer base within the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
BEA outlined its future direction for the Emirates as being the education and promotion of Web services as the application standard for communication among enterprises. "BEA recognizes that the UAE—specifically Dubai with its emphasis on e-government—has become the de facto Information Technology (IT) hub of the Middle East region, and we want to contribute to this growth in the IT space," said Diyaa Zebian, business development manager.
"With Dubai's large assembly of independent software vendors and progressive business organizations, BEA believes that a focus on making e-business easy and accessible for everyone is of increasing importance to the country's economy. BEA intends to work with partners and customers to make this e-business vision a reality in the Emirates," added Zebian, according to a company press release.
BEA partners in the UAE include: Bahwan-Cybertek, CGI, Cosmos Software, Ducont.com, Emirates Computers, Future Technology, MDS, and Servion. BEA customers include: Cashswitch, Emirates Bank International, Etisalat Telecommunications Corporation, ITCC, and National Bank of Abu Dhabi.
By working with Intel, BEA is extending its platform availability for development and deployment. “Thanks to our partnership with Intel, BEA can now provide customers with an application infrastructure platform that offers industry-leading performance and low cost of ownership on all major hardware platforms, including both the 32-bit and
64-bit Intel architecture," said Scott Dietzen, chief technology officer of BEA Systems.
BEA is an international application infrastructure software company with more than 12,500 customers around the world, including the majority of the Fortune Global 500. WebLogic brand is BEA’s Enterprise Platform. Headquartered in San Jose, California, BEA has 93 offices in 34 countries. — (menareport.com)
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