I'm delighted to welcome such a talented and knowledgeable individual to our team. Dr. Alkhaliki has extensive experience in the IT services sector and will be invaluable in helping drive forward our new innovation programme at MEEZA.
(PRWEB) October 15, 2009
MEEZA, the Qatar-based managed IT services and solutions provider today launched its new IT innovation service, MEEZA Labs which will be run by recently appointed Dr. Jaouad Alkhaliki.
MEEZA Labs is the latest addition to MEEZA's wide range of IT services and solutions and will help position MEEZA at the forefront of innovative IT service provision across the region.
MEEZA Labs will examine and monitor a diverse range of areas such as state issues and innovation challenges and will carry out in-depth IT research and education. It will also develop close ties with private and public labs to accelerate MEEZA's innovation process.
Dr. Jaouad Alkhaliki, Director of MEEZA Labs said "I'm delighted to be joining the dynamic team at MEEZA. As Director of MEEZA Labs I will be tasked with helping MEEZA's operation team validate technologies and provide them with early access to other technologies. Together our aim is to establish MEEZA as a thought leader in the MENA region, actively contributing to establishing Qatar as a knowledge-based society. "
Dr. Alkhaliki brings 15 years of experience in a number of industries including IT, petroleum, digital media, automotive, aerospace, bioscience and manufacturing.
Prior to joining MEEZA Dr. Alkhaliki held various senior positions in Renault and IBM where he was responsible for innovation, strategy and technology advisory. He led and delivered cutting edge projects which required a profound understanding of the IT industry specifically in distributed computing, grid technology, simulation, design and engineering solutions.
James Fanella, CEO of MEEZA said of Dr. Alkhaliki's appointment "I'm delighted to welcome such a talented and knowledgeable individual to our team. Dr. Alkhaliki has extensive experience in the IT services sector and will be invaluable in helping drive forward our new innovation programme at MEEZA."
MEEZA's clients in Qatar currently benefiting from its IT services include Vodafone Qatar, DOHALAND, the Ministry of Environment and Masraf Al Rayan.
Notes to Editors:
MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, is a managed IT Services and Solutions provider that offers a wide range of services to clients, from creating and managing IT infrastructure to providing technology consulting. It is seeking to support the growth of Qatar and the region through the provision of world-class Managed IT Services and Solutions to the market.
M-VAULT 1, MEEZA's Tier 3 Data Centre is located at a highly secure location and delivers 99.98% availability, the highest levels of availability offered from any commercial Data Centre in Qatar. Additional Data Centres are being established in Qatar which will uniquely position MEEZA as a provider of Cloud Services across the region.
In the immediate future MEEZA will focus on building a strong presence in Qatar, but as its capacity and reputation grow, it will expand across the Middle East and North Africa region, operating both independently and through partners.
Find out more http://www.meeza.com.qa