Avaya Wins Mall of Qatar Infrastructure Technology RFP

04 Mar 2015
Doha, Qatar – Mall of Qatar has today awarded Avaya a mega deal to build and support the mall’s end to end technology infrastructure. 
The project includes designing, building and supporting the mall’s next generation network infrastructure, high definition wireless indoor and outdoor connectivity, as well as the mall’s CCTV network, to deliver the smartest and most secure retailing and shopping experience in the region. The project will also enable Mall of Qatar to effortlessly innovate and provision new services to its tenants and visitors in the future. 
Ziad Halwani, Avaya country manager in Qatar, said: “As Qatar transforms the experience of residents and visitors by investing in next generation infrastructure technology, it is an honour for us and our technology partners to be accelerate this transformation with proven technology combined with superior consultancy and project management skills. Qatar businesses today have a choice to invest in an effortless transformation supported by a large number of experienced and trusted partners.  We are working around the clock to bring choice, enhance competition and consequently, advance the value and outcomes of technology investments in the country.”
Avaya won the Mall of Qatar infrastructure RFP, in cooperation with Libatel, an Avaya Platinum partner in Qatar. The company said that system integrators and technology providers in Qatar also have a choice to work with different vendors in order to build diversity and outcomes-based projects into their customers’ environments.
Mall of Qatar will be the first in the region to commercially deploy smart retailing services such as Digital Signage, and omni-channel retailing in the first phase of the project. In the future, the mall’s technology infrastructure will enable it to effortlessly introduce new smart services to its tenants and visitors such as crowd management, to enhance the retailing experience while building exciting new business opportunities.
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Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible on-premises and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Environment enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage.  Avaya’s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services.  For more information please visit www.avaya.com/emea/
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