Jumbo Electronics targets corporate customer

Looking to diversify beyond its retail business and capitalise on the growth potential of Information Technology, Jumbo Electronics has established the Enterprise Systems Division.

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By  Zoe Moleshead Published  January 15, 2002

Looking to diversify beyond its retail business and capitalise on the growth potential of Information Technology, Jumbo Electronics has established the Enterprise Systems Division. The department aimed at corporate customers will provide consultancy for systems and networks as well as customising solutions to suit user needs.

The 28-person division includes software professionals, project manager, and sales executives and has already placed representatives in the seven Emirates. A 24-hour back up service will also be available to address client concerns.

“The launching of this division is yet another way of showing how Jumbo Electronics is keeping abreast with the ever-changing world of IT,” said Vishesh Bhatia, chief operating officer, Jumbo Electronics. “The division will offer turnkey solutions to its corporate clients right from concept to the final execution and ongoing support. Our strength and experience in the field of IT is well known in this region. This division will further consolidate this.”

The systems division will be divided into three units, a systems & networking business offering high-end servers, storage solutions, Internet appliances, desktops, laptops, switches, routers, and software; an infrastructure technology services unit to provide structured cabling, Internet telephony based PABX, voice and data integrated CTI solutions, and a systems integration & applications services department to implement the solutions.

“We will offer an excellent mix of industry specific and cross country solutions to our customers. We already have a well-established and popular solution for the retail industry that includes point of sale hardware, application software and back end integration,” said Arvind Agrawal, general manager of the Electronic Systems Division. “This solution has been very well received by the market here and is in use in a veriety of retail outlets, such as Body Shop, EPPCO, Hang Ten, Grand Cineplex and Abu Dhabi national hotels.”

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