Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 9, 2022: ZainTech, the one-stop digital and ICT solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, has been awarded two major accolades at the Telecom Review Summit Excellence Awards 2022 gala ceremony held recently in Dubai, for ‘Best Middle Eastern ICT Investment’ for its agreement to acquire BIOS Middle East, and ‘Best Global Enhanced Service Provider’ for its use of Elios 3 drones.
Telecom Review is a leading industry publication, and the multiple awards recognize the impact of ZainTech’s operations and strategy in supporting the digital transformation efforts of enterprises and government entities across the region.
In October, ZainTech entered an agreement to acquire the entire shareholding of BIOS Middle East, a regional managed secure cloud provider with a presence in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Oman. ZainTech’s pioneering commercial use of Elios 3 drones in the inspection of a sea water network, was a regional first
Commenting on the awards, Andrew Hanna, Chief Executive Officer, ZainTech said, “This recognition validates and rewards our efforts to continually raise the quality and availability of enterprise services and solutions in the region. Our deal with BIOS Middle East aims to leverage and further accelerate our own initiatives in the secure managed cloud space, while pioneering the use of Elios 3 drones in the region enhances the unique Drone-as-a-Service we offer government entities and corporations.”
Since its establishment in 2002, BIOS has served over 300 global and regional customers by offering managed services and cloud solutions with 24x7x365 support and a measurable service layer agreement. CloudHPT, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, managed multi-cloud access, security as a service, infrastructure as a service, and disaster recovery as a service are just a few of the capabilities provided by over 140 BIOS professionals across the region.
With respect to Elios 3 drones, ZainTech, through its Drones and Robotics operations, pioneered the usage of indoor aerial vehicles to inspect a sea water network. Elios 3 drones are powered by FlyAware™, a technology that allows groundbreaking stability and highly accurate locational awareness, together with a unique combination of computer vision, LiDAR technology, and a powerful NVidia graphic engine. Equipped with centimeter-accurate indoor GPS, Elios 3 drones can sense their surroundings instantaneously and build real-time 3D twins.
ZainTech supports organizations in regulated and non-regulated industries leveraging the power of the cloud to deliver transformational IT outcomes. It provides high-quality capabilities to customers, as well as outcome-driven engagements with flexible pricing that helps optimize and reduce businesses’ total cost of ownership. ZainTech’s impressive range of technology partners extends to AWS; VMware; Microsoft; Azure; Oracle; Atos; Tunstall; Obrela; and more.