du announces collaboration with Cisco to support enterprise productivity with access to Cisco Webex

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Enterprise customers will benefit from enhanced remote working experiences and should contact their line managers to activate the service and receive a complimentary 90-day license 

Dubai, UAE: In support of driving productivity for enterprises in the UAE, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced its collaboration with Cisco that will enable enterprise customers to access Cisco WebEx to collaborate with teams while working remotely. du is committed to supporting the needs of enterprise customers to ensure that operations continue as normal while employees work from home during this period.

The agreement with Cisco will put du as the only local service provider in the UAE that offers its enterprise customers Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Solution, combined with Cisco Webex allowing them to benefit from a complete work from home experience. This will also provide them access to a full set of integrated communication tools that enable enterprises to stay in touch with their business teams from multiple devices anywhere.  

Cisco Webex is the leading enterprise solution for video conferencing, online meetings, screen share, and webinars. Comprising of a cloud-based suite of productivity tools, including Webex Teams, Webex Meetings, and Webex Devices, it empowers teams to remain connected as it merges the web conferencing platform with Cisco’s team collaboration tool. 

Hany Aly, Executive Vice President – Enterprise Business, du, said: “As a majority of UAE residents continue to operate from home, du remains committed in its role as a key and critical national infrastructure supporting the nation’s agenda in distance learning and remote working during this period. The launch of the combined Webex and Hosted Collaboration Solution offer reflects the continuous efforts being made to enterprise employees across the country. They will now be able to take take advantage of enhanced remote working experiences, which will ultimately contribute toward business continuity.”

Ali Amer, Managing Director, Service Provider Sales, Middle East and Africa at Cisco, added: “du is driving the introduction of collaborative tools in the UAE that provide convenience and ease of doing business to enterprise customers. The company is a valuable partner of ours, and we will continue to empower customers so they can seamlessly interact with work colleagues and people within their industries from their respective homes – ensuring that business operations will continue while working remotely.”

du enterprise customers who would like to use Cisco Webex can contact their account managers for more details. Availing customers will also receive a complimentary 90-day license that will be activated once they subscribe to the platform, which can be used to schedule and join meetings for work teams in the UAE. 

About du:

Operating under the steadfast umbrella of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), du is an integral driver of the UAE’s economic, social and digital transformation. Thriving on digitally innovating all facets of the contemporary telecom experience, we touch the lives of millions of customers everyday as a dedicated enabler of connectivity, continuity and growth across consumer and enterprise segments. Whether delivering state-of-the-art Smart City infrastructure, bespoke enterprise ICT solutions, government communications, secure data solutions, or the very best in home entertainment and value, we are a reliable telco and ICT player shaping the future of communication for a more connected tomorrow.

About Cisco: 

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Our people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow’s digital opportunity today.