Ranjith Kaippada, Managing Director, Cloud Box Technologies discusses the IT sector, systems integration, and market challenges.
What are the most prominent benefits that the UAE has reaped or will reap due to digital transformation?
The UAE government is a front runner for technology adoption and has been implementing it to enable citizens and residents receive the best of breed services and raising the customer satisfaction levels. With enormous focus on data, it has helped in driving data-based insights which are helpful in future strategy and planning. Most of all, digital transformation efforts help both the government as well as organisations to remain agile and helps them to seamlessly adapt to newer and disruptive technologies for further enhancements.
What is the most prominent technical sector that will lead the information technology sector in the UAE during the coming period?
The future requirements will centre around advanced technologies that focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as well as IoT solutions. The coming years will also see the rise of Data Sciences and Big Data. While DevOps will increase an organisation’s service delivery capabilities.
What makes Cloud Box Technologies (CBT) stand out from your competitors in the Systems Integration space?
With years of combined technical expertise in the Middle East, Cloud Box Technologies has partnered with Global IT companies providing local support services – all delivered by vendor certified engineers. Solutions include Data Centre, Storage, Server, Backup, Disaster Recovery, Network Security, Server Managed and Desktop Virtualisation.
The organisation works with talented professionals’ that help clients define the strategies to evaluate, design, develop and implement systems and processes that best achieve their Digital Transformation goals. CBT also provides the best combination of value and expertise required to deploy bespoke IT solutions to drive growth. We believe that quality breeds quality and success is a by-product.
From your market experience, what challenges do organisations face today? How is CBT helping them address these challenges?
All revolutionary changes call for skilled resources to implement advanced and innovative solutions. The primary challenges revolve around allocation of adequate budgets and constraints on skilled resources. Any transformation journey requires a tremendous amount of hand holding as technology migration is not an easy task to manage with limited resources.
This is exactly where we as Systems Integrators such as CBT step in to target and tackle. Our primary role is to provide smooth execution of a customers’ digital transformation journey. We are actively involved with our customers’ requirements along the strategy, planning and implementation stages. And our skilled resources play a pivotal role in these implementations.
What can we expect next from CBT on your offerings?
As a Systems Integrator, CBT aims to be able to provide a much more comprehensive and holistic approach to security. Alongside, the Private Cloud offering will provide unique set of cutting edge solutions to customers. We are striving to build our capabilities to be in a strong position to manage the complete IT environment, preventing security threats, monitoring the environment and managing the solutions.
Tell us about your plans for GITEX Global 2022? What are you showcasing at the event?
Our focus at GITEX will be on our IT Infrastructure, Security and Cloud Solutions. As a Titanium Partner of Dell, we will promote their wide range of products. In addition to our infrastructure solutions, we will showcase our strength in cybersecurity built on our best of breed global vendor partnerships. We will also highlight their inhouse infrastructure that enables them to provide customers with seamless services.
As a trusted Systems Integrator, Cloud Box Technologies has a range of services and solutions that are offered to customers across several industries including healthcare, banking and finance, retail, manufacturing, education, etc. We will place emphasise on our smart digital transformation for both the small and large enterprise and how our company is capable of addressing customers’ individual needs within set budgets.
CBT will also highlight our specialised capabilities of being equipped to tackle on-premises digitisation, our strong NOC as well as how it is being pre-emptive in the Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service capabilities.
Cloud Box Technologies will be represented by the senior management team to be able to provide a better understanding of the company’s offerings. They will be located at Hall 6, Stand A1.