Kuwait – MENA Herald: Diyar United Company, a Kuwait-headquartered Information and Communication Technology (ICT) specialist, has been ranked the ‘Fifth Top Most Competent Microsoft Partner’ worldwide by independent market research group, Redmond Channel Partner, for the year 2015. Diyar is the only Kuwaiti company from the Middle East region to feature in this ranking, outpacing major multinational organizations from United States, Europe and Japan. The ranking is based on Diyar’s outstanding delivery of Microsoft solutions and its customer-care focus

Bashar Atout, CEO, Diyar United Company said: “We are honored by this recognition from Microsoft and Redmond Channel Partner, and we view this as testament to the vibrant business opportunity that Kuwait and the broader region presents. We have successfully represented Microsoft in iconic projects, working with customers to transform their businesses and meet the changing business and technology landscape.”

Charles Nahas, Microsoft Kuwait General Manager, said: “In today’s fast moving business and technology environment, in mobile first cloud first world, Microsoft strategy has been to work with partners who can maximize for our customers significant benefits from cloud-based services and solutions. Microsoft stands apart as a technology partner of choice for organizations undergoing digital transformation, and our presence and depth in Kuwait is greatly enhanced by partners such as Diyar United Company providing our suite of solution to the market. We congratulate Diyar United Company on this well-deserved recognition, and look forward to transforming the business and ICT sector in Kuwait in close association with them.”

Khaleel Al Failakawi, Vice president for major projects, said “Diyar United Company is committed to provide professional and technically advanced services to its customers by employing top qualified professionals in the countries it operates. Diyar has made substantial investments in order to deliver top-notch international quality solutions and services through resources that are resident in the region. Moreover, Diyar is committed to develop the national resources in the GCC region and is proud to be among the ICT leaders in this field employing more than 70 National resources in Kuwait and in the GCC region. We provide National resources with top quality training and friendly work environment to develop their skills and enable them to contribute in building the Smart Digital Era in the GCC region.”

Diyar United’s competencies have been built over engagement with multiple customers across sectors and sizes, and their Microsoft offering has proven popular across their customer-base. The firm will continue to build its product portfolio and improve its capabilities in Microsoft innovation, setting it firmly ahead of regional peers.