MDS System Integration announces acquisition of a majority stake in SmplID
SmplID is the leading Services partner for key technology providers in the Identity and Access Management space
Dubai, December 8 – MDS System Integration, part of the Midis Group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in SmplID, the leading service provider in MEA, focused on the development and deployment of Identity & Access Management (IAM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Access Management (SSO), Auditing and GRC solutions.
SmplID developed an innovative framework and methodology to effectively address the diverse challenges posed by the Digital Identity and Access Management (IAM) landscape. SmplID is the leading Services partner for leading technology providers in the Identity and Access management space.
Commenting on the acquisition, Sami Abi Esber, President of MDS SI, said, “As we deliver on our vision of helping customers accelerate their digital transformation, it is important to address some of the key challenges in respect of Identity and Access Management. Our customers are looking for a presence in a digital world powered by intelligent identity, which will allow them to streamline user experiences and adopt flexible options to extend hybrid IT environments required for digital business initiatives in a secure and well- governed manner. That is what this acquisition provides, and we are excited to welcome the talented SmplID team to our group.”
Romany Gamal, Managing Director of SmplID, added, “We are very excited to join MDS System Integration Group – the leading Digital System Integrator in the region. The vision and capabilities of MDS SI and its regional reach and partnerships will help us accelerate, deliver value to our customers, and scale up our operations. Our customers will be the ultimate beneficiaries of such acquisition, as they will be able to implement digital solutions that are secure, well-governed and backed by the most capable regional team in the industry.”
Hicham Barnoussi, exiting co-founder and former Managing Partner of SmplID, articulated “The journey of co-founding SmplID alongside Romany has been an exhilarating and gratifying experience. Our team of seasoned professionals played a pivotal role in elevating the company’s reputation within the region, making it renowned for its outstanding quality in the field of Identity and Access Management services. I extend my best wishes to Romany and the MDS SI team as they embark on the path to propel the company to even greater heights of success.”
Since 2019, SmplID has been strategically dedicated to advancing its services within the realms of Identity, Access Management, and Auditing solutions. During this period, SmplID crafted a distinctive framework and methodology, tailored to effectively address the evolving challenges that our valued customers encounter in the Digital IAM era. Our extensive experience, garnered through the successful execution of numerous intricate projects, has served to fortify both our delivery team and our overall approach. This strengthened foundation empowers us to consistently deliver projects with precision and efficiency, ensuring timely outcomes.
Moreover, our solutions approach bridges the gap between complex technology and practical usability, facilitating seamless understanding, adoption and integration of our solutions amongst business/non-technical users.
MDS SI, part of the Midis Group, has been ranked #1 by IDC in terms of IT Services revenues across several countries in the GCC. Comprising 60+ companies spread across 13 countries and 20 major cities, MDS SI group employs 2,600+ professionals and has 5000+ customers across the region.
Having been in the market for more than five decades, MDS SI has extensive experience in delivering the most innovative technologies and solutions, and empowering customers in their Digital Transformation journey.
MDS SI Group focuses on the following key technologies /solutions: Digital Transformation (Cloud, AI, Data Management, Automation, Analytics etc.), Data Center Infrastructure Services, Managed Services, Cybersecurity Services, Business Solutions, Professional Services, End User Computing, Mobility and Communications, Enterprise Infrastructure, Technical Services (Maintenance, outsourcing and call center), Site and Power Solutions, ELV and AV, Mobile and Containerized data centers, manufacturing of Telecom Shelters.