DUBAI, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), the leading
telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia, and Pacific Controls, the
leading global provider of ICT-enabled managed services and converged
engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure projects, have
announced the signing of a Partnership Agreement to jointly offer
machine-to-machine (M2M) Energy Management solutions for vertical
industry sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The convergence of M2M networking, cloud computing and large scale data
management is the next big thing in information and communications
technology (ICT). It will enable new modes of service delivery and
customer value creation. However, to leverage the full potential of
this opportunity, customers will need new tools and technologies as
well as complete end-to-end solutions support. Pacific Controls is at
the forefront of next generation service delivery innovation and its
partnership with Mobily now offers customers in Saudi Arabia access to
Entergy Management Services value propositions.
As per the agreement, Mobily and Pacific Controls will join forces to
cater to the business needs of sectors such as Energy and Utilities,
Government, Healthcare, Financial, Retail etc. With Mobily's
telecommunication infrastructure and broadband network capabilities and
Pacific Controls' expertise in the fields of energy management, remote
monitoring and control through M2M applications, customers will be able
to cut their operational costs by availing services of Energy Analysis,
Carbon Footprint Reduction, Measurement & Verification, Continuous
Commissioning and Fault Detection and Diagnostics.
Dr. Marwan al Ahmadi, Chief Business Officer, Mobily, said "As a leading
ICT provider, Mobily is at the forefront of innovation. We continuously
look to merge evolving technology with business needs of our customers,
so that they can derive immediate value through enhanced operational
efficiencies. We are delighted to partner with Pacific Controls, a
World leader in Cloud services and big data innovation. Energy
Management services using M2M platform through our partnership will
reduce the carbon footprint of our customers and that of Saudi Arabia."
Commenting on the partnership, Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman,
Pacific Controls, said: "We are very pleased to sign this partnership
and look forward to working closely with Mobily to deliver our world
class solutions together to customers in Saudi Arabia. We see a major
opportunity within the Saudi Arabian market place for our services,
especially combined with the vision and infrastructure that a strong
partner such as Mobily offers. We are continuously offering innovative
technology solutions to add value to customers' businesses to enable
them to achieve their goals."
In addition to adding value to customers' businesses and introducing
initiatives to provide optimum benefits to end-users, the five year
agreement will incorporate a state of the art Command and Control
Centre based in Riyadh, utilizing the latest M2M technology platform,
to position Mobily and the Kingdom as one of the leading proponents in
Energy Management Services.
About Pacific Controls
Pacific Controls (PCS) provides ICT enabled managed services and
converged engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure
projects globally. PCS has pioneered the technology for Smart Cities in
which buildings and infrastructure are managed centrally to increase
sustainability, leveraging the ICT infrastructure of telecom operators
around the world.
SOURCE Pacific Control Systems
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