Middle East Telecommunications Reaps “MEA Partner of the Year 2013” Award by Juniper Networks

27 January 2014


Middle East Telecommunications Company (METCO) - a leading integrator of telecommunications and information technology solutions in the Middle East and Africa has been awarded “MEA Partner of the Year 2013” by Juniper Networks. The awards ceremony took place at Juniper’s Middle East and Africa regional partner summit in Dubai December 2013.

The award addresses the fundamental role of the partner to help customers create and operate networks that deliver real business value. This approach also helps partners like METCO to increase their own businesses.


In this regard Mario Georgiou – Area Partner Director for Juniper Networks, Middle East & Africa: “METCO has been a great example of effective partnership to build the best networks for our shared customers this year.”

Georgiou added: “According to some independent market analysis the MEA region is expected to have one of the fastest-growing Internet penetration rates globally, so effective, secure high-performance networking is a key business driver for service providers and enterprises.”

Bassem A.Jalil- METCO Chief Executive Officer stated: “METCO was able to distinguish its services through devotion and dedication. We are tremendously honored by our fruitful relationship with Juniper and recognition via this award.”

A.Jalil added: “With our local experience along with Juniper’s innovative portfolio across routing, switching and security, we were able to deliver highly-effective solutions to meet various business needs. Most importantly, with Juniper, we can help customers build a holistic, effective security stance across every environment, from the data center to mobile user end device to protect mission-critical applications, transactions and services.”