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Posted On: 27 April 2012 02:16 am
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CGC partners with Microsoft to bring consumer hardware and software to Qatar

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Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC), leading technology and engineering solutions and service provider in Qatar, has joined forces with Microsoft and Techmart to offer consumer IT software and hardware products across the country. Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7 are among the products that will be made available. CGC hosted Microsoft representatives at its corporate office in Doha recently to cement the partnership and exploring further business scope with Microsoft and its UAE’s partner Techmart. Speaking on the occasion, Anil Mahajan, COO, CGC, said, “We conducted an in-depth research on the availability of consumer electronics and IT products in Qatar, and found there was no existing system that came even close to being able to provide sufficient high-tech requirements that ensure fast delivery of latest products and at the same time maintain all its properties as required by our diverse customer base. Accordingly, we partnered with Microsoft to bring the best and the genuine products to consumers in Qatar. It will result in smooth and cost effective availability of the products and software range of the world’s renowned brand.” Naim Yazbeck, General Manager, Microsoft Qatar, said, “Our continuous partnership with CGC to bring our consumers in Qatar the latest Microsoft products is something we are very proud of. We see tremendous potential for technology to transform the lives of people, to increase business aptitude, to improve government effectiveness and to bring about positive change across society and believe that this partnership will help improve access and uptake of the latest products. Wael El-Chami, Microsoft Gulf Retail Partner Account Manager, added, “Along with facilitating the availability of computer accessories like headphones, pointing devices, keyboards, webcams and notebook accessories, our focus would be on Microsoft Office 2010 and Windows 7 range of products. As majority of the systems being retailed in the local market have Office Starter Pack, CGC would work with its principal partners to spread genuine product information among consumers and help them in choosing as per there need from Office 2010 offerings of Home & Student, Home & Business and Office Professional available in FPP and PKC category.” Mahajan further stated that CGC is committed to retaining the lead in consumer electronics and IT products sales and distribution capabilities that far surpasses the standards of our industry, ultimately ensuring that our customers get the best product with the shortest of delays. And as part of the company’s new business venture, CGC now offers products of Microsoft, HCL, Netgear, Quick Heal and Merlin in association with the respective brands through various sales channels across Qatar. <><><> About CGC: Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC) is one of the first technology companies in Qatar with diversified interests in Telecommunication, Information Technology, ELV/Security/ Building Automation, Engineering, BPO and Mobile Telephony domains. Certified to the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007, CGC has been catering to the wide-ranging technological requirements of almost all big giants in Qatar since 1987, offering total turnkey solutions and in-depth services ranging from Consultancy to Engineering Design, Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure Setup & Commissioning, Technical Manpower Outsourcing, Consumer Electronics and long term Operations & Maintenance services. Further on, as the only Nokia representative in Qatar for 15 plus years, CGC offers total mobility. For details, please call CGC Careline +974 44910666, mail to [email protected] or visit www.cgulfc.com About Microsoft Gulf Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ:'MSFT') is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft Gulf opened its Dubai-based headquarters in 1991. Microsoft Gulf today oversees Microsoft activities in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the UAE and Yemen. Microsoft Corporation's address on the World Wide Web is: www.microsoft.com Microsoft Middle East's Web site is www.microsoft.com/middle east CGC, Microsoft and Techmart officials pose for group picture after cementing partnership deal in Doha About Microsoft Qatar Founded in 1975, Microsoft (NASDAQ:'MSFT') is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. As part of Microsoft Gulf with its Dubai-based headquarters, Microsoft Qatar opened in Doha in 2003 with its offices located in Qatar Science & Technology Park. Microsoft Corporation's address on the World Wide Web is: www.microsoft.com. Microsoft Middle East's Web site is www.microsoft.com/middleeast