Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 72 | Page 63


Nexans Telecom and Data opens new office in Saudi Arabia

Arafat Yousef , Managing Director , Middle East and Africa , Nexans Data Network Solutions

Nexans Telecom and Data division , a supplier of end-to-end network infrastructure solutions , recently announced the opening of its office at Al Muruj in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . In addition to Nexans Middle East hub in Dubai , the latest development increases Nexans presence in the Middle East , while bringing it closer to its customers and channel partners . The expansion , a natural evolution of Nexans growth strategy , will enable it to provide better , more tailored services to clients in Saudi Arabia and wider region , which includes its latest fibre and copper structured cabling solutions , data centre solutions and fibre-to-the-office ( FTTO ) concept .

While there is increasing demand for flexible and scalable networking solutions inside commercial office buildings , healthcare and airport infrastructures , but also data centres , now enterprises are also looking at future sustainability and carbon footprint . Nexans will continue looking for opportunities to further growth in the Middle East region , while strengthening its position as a reliable partner for LAN and data centre projects throughout the region .
“ Even within the region and in Saudi Arabia , a hybrid workforce is increasingly becoming a reality in 2022 and beyond . Data centres and commercial networking systems are now required to cope with increasing demands for changes like the usage of more applications along with the convergence of networks . This ongoing transformation requires urgent attention to be paid to existing infrastructure and planning for the changes ahead ,” said Arafat Yousef , Managing Director , Middle East and Africa , Nexans Data Network Solutions . “ We are expecting growth to return to data centre systems over the next two years . By opening our Nexans Data Network Solutions office in Riyadh , we are well positioned to deliver solutions to boost Digital Transformation and support the growing hybrid workforce .” p
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