31 March 2015
Al Shirawi group, one of the premier conglomerates in the U.A.E recently announced their joint venture with Identigy Solutions, a smart solutions provider out of the United States and a leader in the development of smart cities and smart communities across the globe.
This partnership will enable customers to have a single source access towards Identigy's solutions, which include Visitor Management Applications, Integrated Security & Energy Systems, Cashless Payments, and Access & Privilege Control Management.
With its growing economy, the U.A.E is at a pivotal stage of emerging as a strong market leader and smart technologies will be playing a vital part to that growth. Al Shirawi's strong market presence combined with Identigy's superior technologies will provide businesses and communities with smart systems that enable people to interact with the physical world around them in new ways with a new level of convenience.
Mat Birnbaum, Vice President - Technology, Identigy, said "We see many opportunities to support Dubai smart city initiatives by providing the platform to utilize the city's infrastructure more effectively. Identigy UAE will supply proven tools that deliver an efficient user experience to enterprises, residents and tourists alike."
Navin Valrani, CEO of Al Shirawi's Engineering Services, said, "Identigy is clearly the company of choice when it comes to smart solutions and will be an integral part of the Dubai's vision in being the world's first true smart city"
Using identity and event driven systems approach, Identigy allows for ease of deployment, and efficient and effective monitoring of large-scale systems. Having partnered with the best breed of technology companies, it brings along the most advanced and reliable technology to the market here in the U.A.E.
The Al Shirawi Group of Companies, operating under the legal name of Oasis Investment Company, is a UAE- headquartered conglomerate with operations across the GCC region. The Group consists of 34 companies operating across 9 business areas: Printing & Packaging, Oil & Gas, Logistics, Heavy Equipment, Manufacturing, Electronics, Engineering Services, Trading and Online Media & Publishing. Founded in 1971, the Group today employs over 8500 employees across 33 nationalities.