MDS UAE celebrates 40 years, subsidiary Midis SI unveils future plans
Sami Abi Esber, President of Midis System Integration Group, interviewed by Enterprise Channels ME
To mark 40 years in business of MDS UAE, Enterprise Channels MEA recently interviewed Sami Abi Esber, President of Midis System Integration (SI) Group.
MDS UAE founded in 1981, was one of the very first IT businesses in the region and is part of the Midis SI Group. Midis SI Group is the system integration and services arm of MIDIS Group, having a presence across 13 countries and 20 major cities, and has been acknowledged by IDC as one of the top System Integrators in the region.
Sami was asked about some of the key achievements MDS UAE have seen over the last 40 years. “On the 40th anniversary of MDS UAE, the group can look back on several significant milestones in our past, including taking our revenue over AED 2 billion, building an outstanding team of 900 employees in the UAE, and having in excess of 3000 customers. We have achieved a three-fold increase in turnover, including 12% compound annual growth from 2008 to 2018. As one of the UAE’s oldest IT companies, it’s gratifying to play a part in this journey.”
MDS UAE have clear forward-facing strategies for the future, which Sami also talk about in the interview: “MDS UAE has been nominated by IDC for more than 15 years as the ‘#1 IT Services Company in the UAE’. For the years ahead, we are focused on being leaders in the key Digital Transformation Pillars of Cloud, Security, Big data, Analytics, and AI.”
In the interview, Sami also talks about how and why these achievements were possible - “Our success is anchored in the expertise and competence of our highly certiﬁed pre-sales team, engineers, support staff and subject matter experts – across Cloud and Data Center Infrastructure, Managed IT, Managed Security, and Software & Professional Services.
We also have an extensive background in End User Computing, Mobility, and Communications. Our Enterprise IT and Technical services are addressing the needs of a large portfolio of clients with Servers, Storage, Data Management, Network, Maintenance, Power Solutions, Containerized Data Centers, Outsourcing and Call Centre Services, and much more.”