R&M awarded Toyota Egypt cabling contract
Reichle and De-Massari (R&M, www.rdm.com), the Swiss cabling specialist announced today it has been named the network infrastructure provider for Toyota Egypt. The announcement of the Toyota Egypt project is the latest in a series of installations for R&M in the Africa region and strengthens its market leading position.
Toyota Egypt selected R&M to provide a robust end to end cabling solution deploying its inno-vative enterprise cabling portfolio. The entire project includes the implementation of the entire network infrastructure and backbone with R&M’s advanced enterprise cabling products including R&M Cat 6 copper cabling and fiber om2 cabling throughout Toyota Egypt’s branches and service centers across the country. Additionally, select branches are also de-ploying R&M’s new revolutionary to the industry Cat. 6A solution for greater performance and reliability.
Toyota Egypt is part of the regional conglomerate Al-Futtaim Group and is the sole distributor for Toyota Motor Corporation products in Egypt with full service centers nationwide for sales, service, and spare parts. The company has a total of six branches/centers in Egypt with three in Cairo, and three in Alexandria.
“Our network infrastructure requirements were quite rigorous. We sought a complete end to end solution coupled with high quality components and flexibility for future planning to ensure a future proof investment, said Hossam Ismail, IT Director, Al-Futtaim Group, Egypt. “Given our criteria, R&M was the clear choice due to their advanced cabling product portfolio, zero defect components, and forward looking designs.”
The Toyota Egypt project is being led by R&M's partner, ElSalam for Engineering Equipment 'QUIP', a well known Egyptian systems integrator. QUIP has recently completed a new datacenter for Toyota Egypt and a number of key installations in a wide variety of sectors such as oil, banking, telecom, education, and the governmental public sector. Each technical team member is also a certified R&M installer.
“Deploying R&M’s enterprise cabling solutions enable ease of installment and future planning flexibility. Our work and customer satisfaction with companies such as Toyota Egypt has been greatly enhanced using R&M’s innovative cabling portfolio” said Eng. Effat Ahmed, Chairman, QUIP.
“Clients such as Toyota Egypt recognize the importance of using high quality forward looking components such as R&M’s, as it ensures our solutions remain compliant to the latest industry standards, giving our clients the maximum ROI,” stated Eng. Alaa Mohamed, Sales Manager, QUIP.
“R&M’s zero defect components and overall design philosophy greatly contribute to the ease of our network installations, allowing for trouble-free implementations in record time,” added Eng. Ibrahim Sadek, General Manager, QUIP. “We’re extremely pleased Toyota Egypt chose R&M as their network cabling provider. R&M’s well-known Swiss quality and innovative cabling solutions were certainly determining factors for Toyota Egypt as our solutions are proven to deliver maximum speed, performance, and reliabil-ity,” concluded Eng. Alfred Tharwat, Area Manager, Africa.