Mahindra Satyam eyes big Qatar IT role
Doha, May 28, 2011
Mahindra Satyam, a leading global consulting and IT services provider, said it aims to play a major role in Qatar’s IT transformation, and meet the demands of the country’s government, oil and gas, infrastructure and telecoms sectors.
Announcing this at the recent ICT event in Doha, Mahindra Satyam, the brand name of Satyam Computer Services, said it is completely aligned with the Qatar government’s ICT vision, placing key focus on the move towards better e-Governance and analytics for key decision makers.
“Key sectors like government institutions, public enterprises, healthcare, education and large infrastructure companies are primarily responsible for driving in significant growth in ICT spending," said Bobby Gupta, vice president and head for Mena, Mahindra Satyam on the sidelines of Qitcom, a leading ICT event held recently in Doha.
"Our participation at this year’s edition of Qitcom will not only allow us to highlight our service offerings but also allow us to show our impeccable service record with government bodies and companies in Qatar and the Middle East," he noted.
"We are also looking to create stronger presence in strategic sectors like government, large infrastructure and construction, healthcare & life science, education and BFSI," Gupta explained.
According to him, the decision to hold the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar has driven in an influx of major development projects, many of which carry ICT components that can help attract more IT spending to varying degrees.
Mahindra Satyam highlighted its key services that are essential components in various industry verticals.
"These services include business intelligence and dashboard for government and corporate leaders; financial forecasting and budgeting for CFOs; specialized IT services for large infrastructure and construction firms; sports technology, conferencing & event management; specialized IT services for healthcare; and IT outsourcing services for applications and IT infrastructure," said Gupta.
“Mahindra Satyam’s continued confidence in Qatar’s potential for growth is demonstrated in our move to develop key strategies that can address the challenges and create more opportunities for the country’s ICT sector," he remarked.
To date, Mahindra Satyam has installed and implemented key IT related projects among leading Qatar-based companies from Government, Sports Institutions, Educational Centers and BFSI.
The company was also recently awarded million Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) contract from largest academic institution of Qatar.
"We are committed to ensuring the deployment of an advanced and secure infrastructure, boost digital literacy and enable knowledge transfer and create an ecosystem to incubate an innovative and vibrant ICT segment,” Gupta added.-TradeArabia News Service