By Greg Wilson
IT security services vendor forms partnership with local company, House of Invention International to set up local operation.
IT Security services firm ComGuard has begun its Saudi operations, after forming a partnership with House of Invention International (HOI).From its Riyadh based office ComGuard will offer its range of custom-tailored hardware and software security solutions.“Providing clients in the Kingdom with the very best levels of service means that providers of professional services must be on the ground and close to their customers. By partnering with the House of Invention Int’l, ComGuard is ensuring that its client base in Saudi receives world-class, professional service,” comments Herbert Kamensky, managing director, ComGuard. “The Saudi market is very much in demand of the skilled services that ComGuard brings to the Kingdom, and we are delighted to be working with them in their pioneering role here," adds Mick Brown, president of the communications division, with HOI.The signing of the partnership agreement comes hot on the heels of ComGuard’s recent participation in Gitex Saudi Arabia. “Gitex… was a huge success… as our management staff was able to meet with several very interested representatives of large Saudi enterprises,” explains Daniel Nufer, marketing director, ComGuard.“Discussions centered on the Kingdom's enormous demand for specialised IT security solutions. With a commitment to move towards e-government over the next few years, and with more than 20 ISPs in the country, Saudi Arabia is an ideal market for our organisation," added Nufer.Comguard’s solutions and services target the financial, telecoms, health, energy, and government sectors.