UAE ministry picks NEXThink solutions
Dubai, December 5, 2011
Swiss technology company NEXThink said the UAE Ministry of Labour has selected its award-winning patent solution V3 to boost its technology environment.
A leader in desktop monitoring, NEXThink said the federal entity has deployed the key solution across 1,300 workstations under the directive of Dr Aisha Bin Bishr, assistant under-secretary of Support Services.
This allows them to monitor in real-time the desktops and applications usage activities, tighten security, boost employee productivity and collaboration, speed up decision making and enhance the quality of its services, the Swiss firm said in a statement.
Launched by the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Swiss Institute of Technology of Lausanne, NEXThink offers a unique technology solution for medium to large companies and public organizations; enabling them to monitor how desktops and applications make use of the corporate IT infrastructure, tighten security and trim their overall IT budget.
Its robust solution offers the ministry to complete visibility of its infrastructure; requiring minimal overhead or dedicated staff to manage the system and further reduce redundant software usage overtime – thus lowering their total cost of ownership by at least 35 per cent, it sttaed.
NEXThink said it plans to set up its regional headquarters in the UAE to address significant demand for its technology in the region.
Having sold over 800,000 licenses worldwide, NEXThink already has a strong clientele in the region, such as Qatar Foundation and Qatar Ministry of Interior amongst others.
Ahmed Al Nasser, IT deputy director, UAE Ministry of Labour said, “NEXThink’s rock-solid solution complemented our system management tools with that unique instant visibility on how endpoints and users are using our hardware and software resources.'
'This enabled us to succeed some important projects and we have been able to dramatically enhance our security, service quality and the speed of resolving end user issues,' he noted.
Waleed Al Nokrashy, IT consultant, UAE Ministry of Labour said, “We are glad to have partnered with Nexthink, as their robust technology solution enables us to monitor endpoints activities in real time with the objective to improve security and end user service quality.'
Commenting on the win, Yassine Zaied, VP Mena, NEXThink said, 'The IT landscape of a government entity is far more complex and requires a sound solution that adapts to growth and responds efficiently to challenges.'
'We are glad to partner with the UAE’s Ministry of Labour to help them boost their overall operational productivity. This partnership represents a significant milestone that helps bridge the gap between an IT and business function of an organization,” Zaied noted.-TradeArabia News Service