November 5, 2008

Al-Othaim Markets Selects Cisco As Preferred Technology Provider

Al-Othaim Markets, a supermarket chain in Saudi Arabia, has chosen Cisco as its preferred technology partner for its information communication technology ICT network infrastructure needs across the country.

Al-Othaim has opted for a complete Cisco solution including core network architecture, local and wide area network, unified communications and contact center solution, wireless technology, network security solutions, and data center technology.

According to Cisco, a centralized data center will connect all of Al-Othaim's outlets and retail shops together, giving access to various centrally managed services such as inventory, order status, delivery schedules and other services to employees and staff. Also, an IP Contact Center of 1000 agents will be deployed to assist the company's employees with technical support.

Aadham Junaidallah, chief information officer of Al-Othaim Holding, said: "We see Cisco as a long-term strategic technology provider that we can rely on for our current and future technology needs."