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Ooredoo Selects Software AG’s Cumulocity Platform to Power Internet of Things Offerings in Qatar

Ooredoo_197_34Real-Time Analytics and Device Management Drive Smart and New Digital Business Models

Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Ooredoo announced today it will further enable Internet of Things (IoT) business innovations in Qatar, with its new partnership on Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform.

Using Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform, Ooredoo will build solutions that will allow business customers to combine integrated real-time data analytics visualisation, with scalable storage and device security, to drive new digital business.

Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, COO, Ooredoo, said: “Our selection of Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform underlines our commitment to Qatar’s fast-growth, providing our customers with leading solutions to drive new digital business models, and to better manage their applications and devices. Our business customers can reduce risks, bring their products to market faster, and free up staff to focus on innovation.”

The partnership leverages Ooredoo’s regional communication strengths with Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform. The combined offering enables Ooredoo’s customers to benefit from: rapid machine, sensor, and device integration and data collection; real-time analytics for condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, and supply chain automation; comprehensive device management and remote control; configurable real-time dashboards for data visualization; and rapid enterprise IT integration.

Bernd Gross, Senior Vice President, IoT and Cloud, Software AG noted: “As Qatar’s organisations enter the Internet of Things era, they need scalable IT infrastructure to meet their future business needs. We’re combining our Cumulocity IoT platform with Ooredoo’s local experience to enable Qatar’s organisations to become global leaders in Internet of Things innovations that can transform the customer and citizen experience. Working with Ooredoo, we have found a very strong strategic partner extremely well placed to exploit the substantial opportunities for IoT in Qatar and the Middle East.”

Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo “Best for Business”, thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and trusted partner for 60 years.

(from left to right): Diaa Nasr (Director, Enterprise Business Unit, Software AG); Bernd Gross (SVP, IoT and Cloud, Software AG);
Nasser Hamad Nasser Al-Thani (Chief Business Officer, Ooredoo); Jari Salminen (VP Global IoT Sales, Software AG)

About Software AG
Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,500 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €879 million in 2017. 

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About Ooredoo
Ooredoo is Qatar’s leading communications company, delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses. As a community-focused company, Ooredoo is guided by its vision of enriching people’s lives and its belief that it can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential.

For full details of all corporate plans, pricing and offers, ring the Ooredoo business team on 800 8000 (from overseas +974 44200 800) or see

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