Al Handal International Group streamlines property sales using Centra CRM

With the implementation of Centra CRM, the Al Handal International Group is confident of efficiently dealing with property sales across their real estate assets and of enhancing its customers’ experience across their projects. Established in the 1940s in Baghdad, Iraq, the Al Handal International Group (HIG) was founded by Haji Noori Ayyed Al Handal, who […]

Smart City expertise to be provided to KSA development by Orange Business Services

Al Widyan Saudi Real Estate Company (Al Widyan Co), part of one of the largest publicly listed property developers in KSA, has awarded a Smart City consulting contract to Orange Business Services for a new seven million square metre real estate development (Al Widyan) in Riyadh’s northern growth corridor. Under the contract, Orange consultants will […]

Centra Hub to promote management solutions at FM Expo 2018

Centra Hub has announced that it will be participating at FM Expo 2018, the region’s largest trade show for the facilities management (FM) industry, to be held from September 23-25 at the Dubai World Trade Center. The company will demonstrate the key features and benefits of its solutions at the niche event. Centra Hub caters […]

Honeywell hosts technology symposium in Kuwait

Honeywell, a global software industrial leader, organised a technology symposium in Kuwait to support the country’s long-term vision of building Smart Cities and creating a sustainable future. The Honeywell Technology Symposium 2018 was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel and focussed on the theme of ‘Experience the IoT Evolution in Kuwait’s Future Smart Buildings’. The […]

Building relationships: The need for CRM in the construction industry

The construction industry is not exactly known for its innovative use of IT. However, Jake Callaway, Managing Director, MENA at 4C, argues that it’s time for the sector to adapt to the digital revolution and lay the foundations for long term success. Construction is a complicated business- for companies to be successful, they must engage […]

Veeam deploys always-on availability for Al Naboodah Group Enterprises

When the UAE-based Al Naboodah Group Enterprises was looking to improve its backup solution it turned to Veeam. The company deployed the Veeam Availability Suite as a single solution for its backup, replication, recovery and reporting needs. The result was 99.8% virtualisation, achieving sustainability objectives and cutting capital expenses. The role of IT is considered […]

New website is dedicated to workers’ welfare in Qatar

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) in Qatar has launched a new website specifically dedicated to workers’ welfare. The site – – features a timeline of the SC’s workers’ welfare journey, containing details of the numerous initiatives being delivered to benefit the thousands of workers engaged on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects. Workers’ welfare […]

GCC construction market expected to top USD 2 Trillion by 2020

Digital signage, LED displays, and control rooms can transform citizen and customer experience in smart cities and mega-projects Smart Cities and mega-projects will boost the GCC’s construction sector to USD 2 trillion by 2020, driving strong demand for professional audiovisual solutions, from interactive digital signage to massive back-end control rooms, industry experts announced today. As […]