Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia, and Pacific Controls, global provider of ICT-enabled managed services and converged engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure projects, have announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly offer machine-to-machine (M2M) Energy Management solutions for vertical industry sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The convergence of M2M networking, cloud computing and large scale data management is a big thing in information and communications technology (ICT).
It will enable new modes of service delivery and customer value creation. To leverage the full potential of this opportunity, customers will need new tools and technologies as well as complete end-to-end solutions support. Pacific Controls partnership with Mobily now offers customers in Saudi Arabia access to energy management services value propositions.
As per the agreement, Mobily and Pacific Controls will join forces to cater to the business needs of sectors such as energy and utilities, government, healthcare, financial, retail etc. With Mobily’s telecommunication infrastructure and broadband network capabilities and Pacific Controls’ experience in the fields of energy management, remote monitoring and control through M2M applications, customers will be able to cut their operational costs by availing services of energy analysis, carbon footprint reduction, measurement & verification, continuous commissioning and fault detection and diagnostics.
Commenting on the partnership, Dilip Rahulan, Executive Chairman, Pacific Controls, said: “We are very pleased to sign this partnership and look forward to working closely with Mobily to deliver our world class solutions together to customers in Saudi Arabia. We see a major opportunity within the Saudi Arabian market place for our services, especially combined with the vision and infrastructure that a strong partner such as Mobily offers. We are continuously offering innovative technology solutions to add value to customers’ businesses to enable them to achieve their goals.”
In addition to adding value to customers’ businesses and introducing initiatives to provide optimum benefits to end-users, the five year agreement will incorporate a command and control centre based in Riyadh, utilising M2M technology to position Mobily and the Kingdom as one of the proponents in energy management services.