DUBAI, 29 October 2008: Dubai Holding, one of the fastest growing companies in the Middle East with diverse business interests across life improving sectors, was presented with the IT Department of the Year award at the 4th Annual ACN Arab Technology Awards.
More than 400 of the region's leading technology professionals, with the end user community, vendors, and enterprise integrators, attended the award ceremony organised by ITP Business Publishing at the Westin Dubai.
The award citation said Dubai Holding won the award for the IT department's ability to juggle and manage several disparate business units while successfully completing a variety of significant business projects.
Accepting the award, Dr. Sabri Al Azazi, Chief Information Officer, Dubai Holding, said:
"We are privileged to be chosen by the Arab Technology Awards panel that has recognized our professional strength in successfully managing our operations despite the enormous complexity that characterizes our business."
"As a leading global corporate entity with operations in over 30 countries, Dubai Holding strongly believes in implementing state-of-the-art technology at its IT department that is managed by top-notch professionals. This award additionally validates our status as an organisation that prioritises excellence across every aspect of our operation. Backed by the efforts of the high calibre IT team, we are confident of garnering more such industry laurels in the future."
The ACN Arab Technology Awards seek to raise the profile of the industry and recognize the region's best enterprises and their use of information technology. The winners were judged by a prestigious panel of industry experts, selected from within the regional enterprise and IT industry.