Bahrain-based bank to run on Avaya technology
Ibdar Bank employees now have the ability to securely work from anywhere.
Ibdar Bank, a Bahrain-based wholesale Islamic Investment bank, has adopted Avaya ICT technology to run its networking and UC operations.
In collaboration with Fakhro Electronics, an Avaya Diamond partner in Bahrain, Ibdar Bank has deployed Avaya networking, wireless and team engagement solutions. The mobility capabilities within the Avaya solutions allow employees to securely work from anywhere, and make and receive business calls regardless of their location. The complete implementation took less than a week, with Ibdar Bank now able to manage its infrastructure better.
Fakhro Electronics is one the major suppliers of telecommunications, networking solutions and services in the Middle East & African region, with sales and post-sales support offices in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and with value added partners in KSA, Oman, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan & East Africa. Fakhro has been a partner of Avaya for 25 years.
Dr. Yousif Janahi, director IT and admin, Ibdar Bank, said: “As an investment bank we can’t afford to compromise on security, so we needed a solution that could enable us to safely achieve our goals. Thanks to Avaya, our workforce is now free to be more productive, helping us to deliver superior customer experience and bringing us closer to our vision of delivering innovation in Islamic financial services. We look forward a new era with better experiences for Ibdar Bank customers as well as employees.”
Mohammed Areff, vice president, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Avaya, said: “We share Ibdar Bank’s vision of driving excellence in the Islamic financial services industry and are focused on helping our customers with innovative solutions. In partnership with Fakhro Electronics, we are proud to have been able to help Ibdar Bank achieve its objectives, and the speed of the implementation demonstrates the simplicity and effectiveness of our solutions.”