Allowing greater flexibility and choices, cloud computing is a growing trend among
businesses nowadays. LINK Development, one of the most reputable and innovative
IT solutions and services providers in the Middle East, is presenting companies
with several cloud computing solutions at this year’s Gitex.
Visitors to the Microsoft stand at Gitex will have the chance to experience part
of LINK Development’s suite of IT solutions and services aimed at enhancing corporate
effectiveness by increasing employees’ productivity and reducing cost of ownership
and processing time. The solutions are based on the latest Microsoft technologies,
in the cloud, some which include
and Meet Online, two business-ready solutions aimed at increasing
efficiency while providing higher returns without upfront capital investments in
hardware servers or software license.
According to Gartner Inc., technology analyst firm, the cloud computing industry
is set for major growth, with global sales predicted to US$ 148.8 billion (Dh546
billion) by the end of 2014, up from US$ 58.6 billion last year.
Irini Rafaat, Managing Director of LINK Development says: “Cloud computing continues
to thrive as an alternative option to on-premise applications because of its savings,
effectiveness and flexibility. In the last five years, a growing number of banks,
telecoms operators, and public sector organizations in the Middle East have virtualized
and hosted their technology environments as a means to maximize IT investment and
reduce operating costs.”
Being experts in Microsoft virtualization
technologies, LINK Development allows organizations to assess their current datacenters
and choose the proposed virtualization
design best suited for their environment. It offers server, desktop, and application
business growth and continuity, by enabling more efficient resource utilization
and sharing. With the complete set of tools offered by LINK Development’s solutions,
customers can now access, deploy and update desktops, servers, laptops, and mobile
devices across enterprise networks. The result is tremendous flexibility for users,
combined with new levels of competence and agility for IT departments.
is one of the latest innovation platforms offered by LINK Development and is becoming
the prime destination for cloud-computing solutions, serving small to medium sized
businesses, as well as enterprises.
Furthermore, the bSolutions.com
cloud computing platform allows companies to focus on their core businesses and
run innovative applications without the extra costs of in house servers and additional
staff. In addition, companies have the flexibility to upgrade and downgrade the
hosted CRM packages they invest in according to their size, budgets and changing
Another star of the show in cloud computing is the collaboration technology, Meet
Online. It offers real-time and cost effective interaction within staff members
and is an excellent option for e-learning programs, new employee training, technical
training, sales and reseller training as well as customer meetings and training.
“We realize that many companies are forced to cut back on various activities such
as travel and training programs to curtail additional spending. With this in mind,
we have ensured that our user-friendly Meet Online solution allows such companies
to continue to offer quality training more cost-effectively,” says Irini Rafaat.
Offering a wide array of interactive tools, Meet Online enables its users to share
applications, presentations and documents, launch audio-video conferencing and whiteboard
easily. Its solutions facilitate real-time interactive meeting for knowledge sharing
“In today’s competitive world, software and technological innovation are key contributors
to helping companies gain an edge. Enabling greater efficiency and higher ROI for
businesses, we are not surprised at the rate of growth for the cloud computing industry,”
says Irini Rafaat.
“We are pleased to be work alongside Microsoft at this year’s Gitex in offering
the latest cloud computing solutions,” Irini concludes.
Please visit the LINK Development team at Gitex this year at Microsoft stand in
Hall 7 to get a demonstration of what the new solutions can do for your organization.