Cisco honours for Dubai-based BIOS ME


DUBAI – May 14, 2017: Business Integrated Operating Systems (BIOS) ME, a Dubai-based niche cloud services provider, has been honoured by Cisco Systems Inc, multinational technology conglomerate and the world’s largest networking company, with the ‘Services Partner of the Year’ award for top performance in the local cloud service sector.

The award was presented at the recently held ‘Partners for Success’ regional partner conference in Dubai celebrating top performing tier-2 channel partners. The conference focused on the opportunities and rapid growth that digital transformation brings to businesses and the technology industry in the UAE and across the region. The Cisco Partners event recognized innovative practices, best-in-class business strategies and sales approaches adopted by local and regional partners, who aim at transforming the information technology sector in the Middle East.

BIOS Middle East is a Cisco Master Cloud and Managed service partner that has leveraged various Cisco services while helping UAE businesses reach new strategic goals in a variety of industry sectors including healthcare, finance and consumer goods.

Commenting on the award, Mr. Christopher Dalala, Director of CloudHPT, a division of BIOS, said, “BIOS ME is honored to receive this award and is looking forward to continuing its partnership with Cisco and optimizing the cloud service sector in the UAE by delivering reliable cloud services to both small businesses and large enterprises in the region.”

“As the only Cisco-powered cloud service provider in the region, BIOS ME has made an undeniable contribution to the development of the local IT market and has been recognized for its outstanding performance in the sector,” he added.

Frida Kleimert, Channel Lead – East Region, Cisco Middle East, said, “It gives us great pleasure to celebrate the hard work, commitment and focus that has earned BIOS this recognition. As I look at the determination and drive they have demonstrated over the past year, I am confident in their ability to continue to excel and to seize new opportunities in this dynamic market. Their customer-centric approach and business outcome-focused programs are setting the standard for the way businesses in our market implement cloud computing into their daily operations to achieve tangible business and operational results.”

Being an indisputable leader in the cloud service sector, BIOS ME has managed to maintain its CSPP metrics with more than a 90 per cent of attaching and 50 per cent renewals, quarter on quarter. This has aided the acceleration of the company’s breakthrough in the commercial service industry and resulted in a 34 per cent year-on-year growth.

BIOS pushes the boundaries of success by offering fully managed, locally-based service packages that include IaaS, DRaaS, as well as database management and security services, among many others. The 24/7 service support and minimized downtime and data loss are only a few of the many factors that helped BIOS become an award-winning leader in the local cloud computing industry.