Saudi infrastructure solutions outfit Al-Falak Electronics Equipment and Supplies has received an endorsement from networking vendor Alcatel-Lucent for its efforts in developing the market.
The company picked up the ‘Outstanding Regional Business Partner' of the year award for making a strong contribution to Alcatel-Lucent's business in the Middle East during the past twelve months.
Al-Falak, which has premium business partner status in the firm's channel programme, doubled its sales of Alcatel-Lucent equipment last year, according to the vendor.
Hesham El Nahhas, regional director for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Solutions, says Al-Falak has played a major role in the development of its IP networking business in the region and scored a number of key customer victories with corporate clients such as PetroRabigh and Khurais.
"Al-Falak's consistency and professionalism have certainly been huge factors in helping Alcatel-Lucent consolidate its presence in the region and deliver its promise of becoming a trusted local partner with a global reach," commented El Nahhas.
The accolade comes at a crucial point in Al-Falak's development following its recent acquisition of Saudi distribution house MSO.
"This award reinforces Al-Falak's commitment to help our business partners optimise their performance in key markets through our extensive regional network," said Ahmed Ali Ashadawi, president and CEO at Al-Falak.
"It will also further consolidate our position as a leading system integrator in the region," he added.
Al-Falak remains one of the most established integrators in the Gulf market. Its tie-up with MSO is designed to give it additional scale as it looks to fend off market competition. The Khobar-based outfit also recently admitted it is in the final stages of talks to take over a server maintenance and software company.For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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